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 […]
A strong performance in Wincanton’s contract logistics business saw turnover jump in the first half of its financial year, but losses in its Pullman Fleet Services division slowed profit growth.
Seafield Logistics has won new business from Wilkinson, Largo Foods and Doncasters Ross & Catherall at its site in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
German automotive product supplier Brose has extended its contract with Gefco by three years. The new part of the contract will see Gefco deliver products from Brose’s production site in Coventry to one of its customers in Redditch. The original contract, held since 2005, already sees Gefco deliver vehicle seat frames to its Coventry site. The operator will initially use its own fleet, but as volumes grow Gefco will provide dedicated vehicles in the Brose livery. Gefco UK sales and […]