Dr Martin Read CBE has been appointed chairman of Wincanton with effect from 1 August. Read is currently chairman of two government owned companies – the Low Carbon Contracts Company and the Electricity Settlements Company – as well as the Remuneration Consultants Group and the UK Government Senior Salaries Review Body. In taking the Wincanton role he will step down from the franchise board of Lloyd’s of London after nine years. Formerly chief executive of international IT services company, Logica, […]
DHL has taken over transport and distribution from Wincanton for the former Morrisons convenience store estate.
Wincanton has said it doesn’t expect to be affected by the dispute between union Unite and Argos over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers despite managing the majority of the retailer’s transport operation.
Wincanton has found home is where the heart is as customers in the DIY and home retail sectors drove growth at the operator. At the same time it has begun surgery to return its industrial and transport division to health.