Wincanton drivers working for Argos have voted to accept a deal offered to them by the operator to prevent them from taking planned strike action. Around 30 drivers at Argos’s NDC at Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire, had planned to strike on 20 December for three days over an unresolved holiday pay dispute. Unite said each of the drivers was owed around £700 by Wincanton for numerous years of holiday pay, but that the operator would not backdate pay beyond April 2016. However […]
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]
Wincanton has won a contract with homeware retailer Williams-Sonoma, which is launching in the UK this month.
Former Eddie Stobart chief Andrew Tinkler has confirmed his intention to bid for Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) just hours after Wincanton withdrew from the fray and is warning that a rival bid from DBAY Advisors is not in the interests of ESL shareholders.