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 […]
URTU members employed by Wincanton working at the HJ Heinz factory near Wigan have voted in favour of industrial action following a pay dispute.
Cambridgeshire family firm Knowles Transport has joined pallet network Palletforce as part of a fresh drive to grow its business though more local work.
Currie European’s MD said it had been focusing on customer and route profitability during 2016, in order to mitigate limited success in increasing its rates.