Wincanton has expanded its construction fleet after winning an eight-year contract with Hanson last year, which made it the first 3pl to move into the ready-mixed concrete sector. The operator has bought 26 new Feldbinder tankers mounted on Mercedes-Benz chassis. Wincanton delivers half a million cubic meters of ready-mixed contrete to Hanson’s customers every year under the terms of the deal. Four of the new tankers have capacity for 47m³ of bulk ash, while the remaining 22 can hold 36m³ […]
LPG supplier AvantiGas has extended its partnership with Wincanton, extending its contract by five years in a £30m deal. Wincanton runs a 40-vehicle fleet, from seven sites across the UK for AvantiGas, distributing LPG to commercial and domestic consumers. Driver numbers ranging from 56 during peak winter months to between 30 and 40 during the summer. Chris Kingshott, MD, manufacturing, at Wincanton, says the redeployment of assets and drivers to other Wincanton contracts with seasonal demands ensures that AvantiGas distribution […]
The chief executive of Wincanton does not expect a wave of consolidation in the UK road transport sector, arguing that recent high-profile acquisitions have been standalone deals rather than part of a trend.