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 revealed the full details of its warehousing contract with fashion retailer SuperGroup, which it began working on late last year. The logistics giant is part way through a two-year deal with SuperGroup to operate a distribution warehouse at Gloucester Business Park. The group, owner of fashion chain SuperDry, is investing £1.5m to develop the new hub following the transfer of its retail distribution operations from a neighbouring Barnwood warehouse. Wincanton stepped in late last year to help SuperGroup […]
Wincanton has selected Bandvulc Group as its tyre supply and maintenance contractor.
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has injected some snap, crackle and pop into its five members after revealing that its first contract has been signed with Kellogg’s. Harlequin will deliver some 15,000 Kellogg’s loads a year from the cereal manufacturer’s depot in Manchester to retailers’ RDCs, wholesalers and cash and carry outlets nationwide. Founder Paul Smith told MT earlier this month (6 Feb) that it was also set to start work on a second, as yet undisclosed, contract, later this month, […]