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 […]
Wincanton has taken delivery of 115 new tractor units equipped with powered, height-adjustable roof fairings, reporting that height-matched fairings improve fuel consumption by about 5% compared with conventional fixed fairings.
Wincanton has told Eddie Stobart Logistics’ stakeholders to “take no immediate action” following news that ESL has agreed a conditional sale to private equity firm DBAY Advisors.
Highbridge, Somerset-based RT Keedwell Holdings boosted its pre-tax profit almost 25-fold in the year to 31 October 2012, reporting pre-tax profit of £198,000 compared to just £8,000 the previous year as it recovered from a serious downturn in the construction sector.