Wincanton has won a three year contract with Coca-Cola to run the confectioner’s warehouse in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. The operator will handle both raw and finished products under the new deal, which it said was based on “shared values and an emphasis on customer service”. Wincanton said that it believed its experience working with automated warehouses would support its work with Coca-Cola Liam McElroy, Wincanton’s MD retail and consumer, said: “We have full confidence that our experience with warehouse automation […]
London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is now less than two months away, going live on 8 April.
Tesco is to close two of its distribution centres in the UK, bringing all warehouse operations carried out by DHL Supply Chain and Wincanton in-house, as part of a long-term plan to “simplify” its distribution operations.
Tomorrow I will be speaking with Wincanton chief executive Eric Born as Britain’s second largest road transport operation (or is it?) reveals its latest annual accounts. The most important part is – can the company turn a profit and for much of the past 12 months it has promised “good progress” in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. Before then its been a week of scalping – shares in the transport tracker are either flat, or down, across […]