Wincanton is to install MiX telematics in 1,800 of its vehicles as part of an ongoing safety programme. The operator has signed a three-year contract with MiX off the back of its WinSafe programme, headed up by Wincanton’s group fleet director Carl Hanson. The contract was signed after a six-month trial of the products. Hanson said: “Safety in operation is always our top priority, and we believe MiX Telematics’ solution will help us derive significant benefits in this respect.” The […]
Britvic has ended its distribution contract with Eddie Stobart, and Wincanton is understood to be handling movements from 1 April.
Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]