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 […]
Industrial action at Wincanton’s operations for customer HJ Heinz in Wigan has been averted after URTU members accepted a fresh proposal over pay.
Planned strike action by Wincanton drivers working for Argos has been cancelled after successful talks between the operator and Unite.
Wincanton looks to be on course to achieve its stated aim of returning to profit this year, despite the impending loss of its finance director. In June Eric Born, chief executive at Wincanton, told MT the company would be back in the black in this financial year, after a pre-tax loss of £47.4m for the year ended 31 March. Extensive restructuring and the disposal of its European business is now starting to bear fruit according to the chief executive, who […]