Wincanton hasn’t had it all its own way of late. A resurgent Eddie Stobart wrestled a Cemex contract valued at £15m off it, and MT revealed earlier this month that Britvic had re-awarded its entire transport requirement to Eddie Stobart after the first year of a five-year deal with Wincanton. Gatemore Capital Management, which successfully campaigned against DX Group’s senior management team last year, acquired shares in Wincanton and began calling for a break-up of the group in April. But that’s […]
DX Group delivered an improved performance in the second half of its trading year, but this wasn’t enough to offset the damage done earlier on, the operator said today.
The Co-operative Group plans to close its Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, distribution centre later this year in a bid to improve efficiency and make its transport activities more cost-effective.
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.