The boss of Wincanton has praised the Fuso eCanter, describing it as the “first commercially viable” electric truck and pledging to add more to the 3PL’s home delivery fleet. Following a press event in March at the old Evening Standard print works in Surrey Quays, where Wincanton, DPD and Hovis were unveiled as the first UK operators running the all-electric vehicle, chief executive Adrian Colman he would look to add more. Wincanton currently has five 7.5-tonne eCanters on the road, […]
Wincanton has been ordered to pay £20,000 in damages after an employee, who was sacked after being accused of exaggerating injuries sustained at work, won her claim of unfair dismissal.
Planned strike action by Wincanton drivers working for Argos has been cancelled after successful talks between the operator and Unite.
Wincanton has reversed heavy losses and is “back on track” – despite a 9.6% fall in turnover – after a turbulent two years that saw it sell its loss-making European activities and exit a poor performing market in the UK.