Wincanton has won a new three-year contract with Wickes to deliver large bulky items to customers’ homes. The operation was previously conducted in-house by the retailer, but Wincanton director of home and DIY Paul Durkin said the operator’s experience and specialist equipment would “enhance customer experience and improve efficiency”. Wincanton will deliver products such as bags of building materials, bricks and blocks from Wickes’s store hubs across the country. Wincanton had not responded to a request for comment on who […]
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]
The members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) moved more than 17.5 million pallets in the first nine months of 2016.
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.