Wincanton has published details of its Britvic contract win, revealed by Motortransport.co.uk last month. The switch saw Britvic end its relationship with Eddie Stobart, which took on distribution for the soft drink manufacturer in April 2011. Wincanton’s deal, outlined today, will run for five years and will see it managing more than 100,000 deliveries a year. It has also seen the 3PL renew its contract for its existing warehouse in Lutterworth, taking its relationship with Britvic to 29 years. Wincanton […]
Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
CM Downton has renewed its contract with paper and engineering specialist Glatfelter, continuing a relationship that started in the 1990s.
This year’s most read was dominated by the sad demise of national haulier Canute, which never recovered from the end of its long-term contract with retailer Wilko last year.