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 […]
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Wincanton has won two new five-year contracts with well-known breakfast brand The Weetabix Food Company to provide transport, warehousing and co-packing.