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 […]
As we enter the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, we are beginning to reap the benefits of digital technologies in the supply chain, from cloud-based transport management systems and AI, through to 3D printing and fleet telematics. Digitisation of the supply chain is a challenging process but one that presents opportunities if properly embraced, says Chris Fenton, MD, Industrial & Transport at Wincanton.
Coventry-based Slam Transport said Volvo had ticked all the boxes after ordering 10 FH with I-Save 4×2 tractor units.
Abbey Logistics and ADM In the summer of 2019, Abbey Logistics and ADM devised a vision for the combined team. The approach had closer co-operation and collaboration at its core and led to moving Abbey’s team on-site at ADM and creating roles to streamline operations and improve the service ADM gave to its customers.