Wincanton has signed a new five year contract with cycling and car accessories retailer Halfords, extending the partnership between the two companies to 8 years. Under the deal, Wincanton will remain Halford’s sole UK supplier of transport services, delivering car maintenance, car enhancement, car servicing, cycling and travel products from Halfords’ warehouses to its stores. Operations will be run out of the Halfords distribution centre in Coventry and Redditch, with 130 Wincanton staff working in support of the contract. The […]
Transport firms are riding the current Stock Market bubble. This week the FTSE 100 hit its highest level since October 2007 (6,755 on Monday to be precise). While none of the six operators in the MT Tracker basket of transport shares are anywhere near making the FTSE 100, or the FTSE 250 for that matter, the total value of the basket hit a record high today of 1,842.
Wincanton has extended and expanded its relationship with oil refining and energy firm Phillips 66 in a deal that will see it deliver in excess of one billion litres of petroleum products a year to forecourts across the Midlands and North-East of England.
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.