Wincanton has built on its relationship with Ikea with a new three-year home delivery contract. The operator will delivery to Ikea customers’ homes across the South East, working out of three stores, including Wembley. Wincanton will also make deliveries out of Ikea’s Harlow customer DC, which it already operates. Wincanton won the contract to run two new Ikea DCs for four years in December 2016. The operator’s chief executive Adrian Coleman said: “Flexibility and convenience are key for today’s consumers […]
Wincanton is to trial Brigade’s Backeye360 Select camera monitoring system on one of its 18-tonners working on its Records Management division collecting paper for shredding.
Operators’ fears of a driver-shortage-fuelled capacity crisis this Christmas have been backed up by new research revealed today by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
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 […]