Wincanton has secured a four-year contract to provide support at two new DCs for furniture and homeware retailer Ikea. Wincanton will lease and fit-out the DCs, which have a combined space of more than 500,000ft², in two locations north and south of the River Thames. The operator said the deal will support Ikea’s future growth plans, including its e-commerce growth strategy. Wincanton saw a 52% increase in pre-tax profit for the six months ended 30 September, due to improved performance […]
Wincanton has reversed heavy losses and is “back on track” – despite a 9.6% fall in turnover – after a turbulent two years that saw it sell its loss-making European activities and exit a poor performing market in the UK.
Ceva Logistics has won 10-year contracts with four major retailers with a combined value of $400m (£260.2m).
Gregory Distribution has renewed its farm collection contract with Dairy Crest at Davidstow in Cornwall. The new contract, which commences on 2 December, is for a period of three years. In a statement the company says: “This renewal is a reflection of the continued commitment by all Gregory staff involved in the Dairy Crest contract to deliver the excellent service provided to our customer”. Resulting from this award, Gregory will be investing in a new fleet of vehicles and trailers […]