Wincanton-owned 4PL business Flatnet Construction is looking to recruit more hauliers having completed more than 32,000 loads in its first 21 months of trading. Founded in in June 2015 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire with three members of staff, it has since relocated to bigger premises in a shared office development in Alvaston. Flatnet logistics manager Chris Worthington said: “Flatnet’s first year was fantastic and we successfully set up the right infrastructure to manage all types of contracts big or small utilising […]
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 basket of MT shares has only drifted northwards by 7p in the past seven days. But growth at the rate of a penny a day is a fair old shift for a traditionally quiet time of year in the road transport industry, indicating that there is a lot of sentiment backing the success of Britain’s transport firms.
Wincanton has put in place a turnaround plan for its Pullman Fleet Services business after the segment delivered an “underwhelming” performance in its most recent financial year.