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 […]
Gefco UK has attributed a drop in turnover and profit to “Brexit-related” concerns and new accounting procedures.
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]
Company Shop Group has boosted its fleet with six DAF XF 480 tractors and six Grey & Adams dual compartment refrigerated trailers, all fitted with safety features to comply with London’s Direct Vision scheme.