Wincanton has found home is where the heart is as customers in the DIY and home retail sectors drove growth at the operator. At the same time it has begun surgery to return its industrial and transport division to health. Group turnover for the six months to 30 September 2017 grew 3.4% to £581m (2016: £561.8m). Pre-tax profit increased 3.6% to £20.3m (2016: £19.6m). Contract wins and renewals with Argos, a win with IKEA and Thales, and renewals with Ibstock […]
The MT basket of transport shares continues to have a little wobble in September, but it is worth keeping in mind just how much share values of transport firms have risen in the nine months of the year so far – pointing towards a more sustained recovery in the sector.
Cambridgeshire family firm Knowles Transport has joined pallet network Palletforce as part of a fresh drive to grow its business though more local work.
Soft drinks manufacturer Britvic is switching its entire UK transport requirement back to Eddie Stobart, just over a year after signing up Wincanton to deliver as part of a five-year deal, MT can reveal.