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 […]
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.
Arrow XL has announced two senior appointments as part of its strategic growth plans.
Wincanton has slammed the government’s forthcoming Lorry Road User Charge (LRUC) for not doing enough to level the playing field between UK and foreign operators. In a blog on its website the largest UK-owned operator said that the widely reported charge of £10 per day for foreign lorries to run on British roads “ought to be four or five times that amount” to “have any real impact”. Later this month the government will publish draft legislation containing details about the […]