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 […]
Last week the MT Tracker took a break as it was judging the MT Awards – but what a difference a week makes. Rentokil finally sold City Link, to investment house Better Capital. This does make a big difference to the MT Tracker as Rentokil’s size, in comparison to every other listed transport firm, was distorting the results of the Tracker. Excluding Rentokil gives us a much truer picture of investor sentiment in the sector.
Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices.