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 delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year.
Tesco is re-tendering its transport operation after the announcement it would close two DCs and move some of its warehouse operations in-house.
Wincanton has renewed its Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland (IOI) warehousing contract with Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC).