This year’s winner of the Haulier of the Year award was Wincanton, the UK’s largest logistics operator, which has seen a remarkable turnaround in performance after a difficult few years. Wincanton, the largest British logistics operator with more than 200 locations, 3,500 vehicles and 5,000 drivers, has seen a remarkable turnaround in its performance in recent years. After some badly timed overseas and UK investments ahead of the 2008 credit crunch, Wincanton struggled, with debts reaching £152m in 2011. Eric […]
The success story of the first half of the year, without doubt, is UK Mail. It simply, absolutely, will not stop, moving parcels with volumes up 25% in the first quarter year-on-year. If you had bought a share in the firm in January, it would have set you back 365p (giving the firm a market capitalisation of £199m). If you would buy one today it is 580p (giving UK Mail a market cap of £319m). That’s a share price rise […]
Wincanton has gone live with its Virtual Access to Storage and Transport (VAST) service, a new initiative that sees the 3PL playing matchmaker for customers looking for warehouse space.
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.