Wincanton has extended its contract with brick manufacturer Ibstock Brick by four years. The operator manages 95% of the distribution of Ibstock Brick’s products and will be the sole supplier of transport at its new factory in Leicestershire, which opened in June. Ranald Forbes, director of construction at Wincanton, said: “Our specialised networks have been crucial to the extension of this relationship with Ibstock Brick, as well as our position as market leader in this sector. With a relationship spanning […]
Plymouth-based Global Garden Products (GGP) has extended its contract with Wincanton, which will take the partnership to a decade. Wincanton has provided warehousing and distribution for the manufacturer’s powered garden products since 2003, delivering to the main B&Q DCs, and direct to GGP retailers nationwide. The contract is run from Wincanton’s Rothwell depot in Leeds. Wincanton manufacturing MD Chris Kingshott said: “This latest contract extension will bring our partnership up to the 10 year mark- a tremendous milestone of which […]
The MT basket of transport shares continues to have a little wobble in September, but it is worth keeping in mind just how much share values of transport firms have risen in the nine months of the year so far – pointing towards a more sustained recovery in the sector.