Customers’ willingness to shake up the status quo will stand Wincanton in good stead whatever challenges lie ahead, according to its boss. Speaking to MT at the publication of its half year results to 30 September, CEO Adrian Coleman said diversity in the customer base it works with and the fact that it does not serve sectors selling high value items such as cars meant Wincanton was in a solid position ahead of any tightening in the UK economy. Coleman […]
Unite is heading into further talks with Morrisons and Wincanton this week emboldened by support among affected members for a vote for industrial action up to a strike.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]
Bibby Distribution has appointed former Wincanton director of transport for the UK and Ireland, Nick Graham, as divisional director. Graham has over 25 years of experience in the logistics industry and is a member of the FTA’s National Council. CEO Iain Speak says: “Nick has a proven track record in leading efficient operations, managing acquisitions and supporting implementation programmes. This experience is invaluable, and Nick’s skillset and industry knowledge certainly compliment our business ambitions.” His responsibilities at Wincanton included maximising […]