Wincanton has appointed James Hurrell as managing director for grocery. Hurrell brings more than 10 years’ experience in senior development roles in the logistics market to the company, having worked with online and high street retailers, with expertise across their supply chain. Read more Wincanton extends Ibstock Brick contract Team of the Year 2018 winners Wincanton on Motor Transport TV Wincanton to help customers envisage and design post-Brexit operations Liam McElroy, director of retail & consumer at Wincanton, said: “James […]
Wincanton has warned that a decline in customers’ volumes and a reduced demand for warehousing will “adversely affect” the business in the next 12 months. In a trading update issued today (Tuesday 3 April), the group says that while it has successfully retained and won new contracts across all sectors, market conditions in retail, FMCG and containers have been challenging. It adds that a number of its customers are seeing a decline in volumes, which is resulting in reduced demand […]
Wincanton has become the first haulier to move containers off the quay at London Gateway, despite the port not officially being open for business.
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.