The chief executive of Wincanton does not expect a wave of consolidation in the UK road transport sector, arguing that recent high-profile acquisitions have been standalone deals rather than part of a trend. Colman told Motortransport.co.uk he thought M&A activity – such as XPO’s purchase of Norbert Dentressengle last year – were just strategic moves for individual businesses, rather than a trend for consolidating the UK market. He said: “There have been a number of transactions, but I don’t think […]
Wincanton has published details of its Britvic contract win, revealed by Motortransport.co.uk last month.
Palletways member Speed Welshpool has won a contract with commercial furniture supplier Tabilo.
Wincanton hasn’t had it all its own way of late. A resurgent Eddie Stobart wrestled a Cemex contract valued at £15m off it, and MT revealed earlier this month that Britvic had re-awarded its entire transport requirement to Eddie Stobart after the first year of a five-year deal with Wincanton.