Wincanton has toasted its 18-year relationship with wine and spirits producer Pernod Ricard UK by signing a six-year contract extension. The renewed contract, awarded to Wincanton after a tender process, will see the operator continue to provide warehousing and logistics for Pernod Ricard and make deliveries to its UK customers. Wincanton last renewed the deal in 2013, when it added the handling of seven million cases a year out of a bonded warehouse in Corby to the existing deal. The […]
The RHA has named Samworth Brothers Distribution MD Richard Burnett as its new chief executive. He will take up his position when outgoing chief executive Geoff Dunning retires in August.
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.
Wincanton has found home is where the heart is as customers in the DIY and home retail sectors drove growth at the operator. At the same time it has begun surgery to return its industrial and transport division to health.