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.
The Team of the Year Award (sponsored by Hiab) shortlist Arrow XL; DPD UK; Hermes; Pall-ex (winners in 2017); TfL and Wincanton all in the running at the Motor Transport Awards 2018, which takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 4 July.
Canute Haulage Group creditors stand to lose millions of pounds following the sale of the business earlier this month via a pre-pack administration.
There is a packed shortlist for the Training Award, sponsored by Think Logistics, with Cemex, DPD UK, Eddie Stobart Logistics, John Lewis, O’Donovan Waste Disposal and Whirlpool UK Appliances all in the running at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards. The Motor Transport Awards 2018 take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 4 July. Training Award (sponsored by Think Logistics)
Marks & Spencer was stung with a £13.1m net charge last year in its UK logistics operation as it pushed ahead with the restructure of its Clothing & Home distribution network to a single-tier format.
Tesco has proposed to cease operations at its Fenny Lock distribution centre following its announcement today that it was terminating its Tesco Direct non-food website.
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.
Canute Haulage Group had been served with at least 23 County Court Judgments and owed creditors close to £212,000 in the days leading up to its pre-pack administration earlier this month.
Reed Boardall has retained its slice of the action by extending its deal to transport and store Dr Oetker’s frozen pizza products for another three years.
Kinaxia Logistics-owned Bay Freight has joined the Hazchem network.