Wincanton has renewed its contract with oil and energy company Phillips 66 to provide delivery services for ground fuels and LPG, marking a 16 year working relationship between the two companies. The extended deal will see 31 Wincanton tankers delivering fuel from Phillips 66’s depots in Immingham, Stockton-On-Tees and Kingsbury, near Tamworth, to JET branded forecourts and commercial customers across the UK. In 2017, under the same agreement, Wincanton made over 20,000 deliveries for Phillips 66 which amounted to 772 […]
Wincanton has announced plans to trial a new fleet of remotely controlled trucks as part of a drive to lower emissions and fuel costs.
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]