The boss of Wincanton says the 3PL has seen signs of the market hardening around price, as an increasing number of clients realise that the cheapest deal is not always the best. Speaking after the publication of its half year results, Wincanton CEO Adrian Colman said the 3PL had sacrificed some top line revenue where the pricing of a contract hadn’t been right. “It’s profit that really matters,” he said. “If you sign something low margin today, it will be […]
Third-party logistics services provider Norbert Dentressangle has been awarded a contract for warehousing and store deliveries by outdoor equipment and clothing retailer Go Outdoors, replacing former supplier Advanced Supply Chain.
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 […]
Kingfisher Group has awarded logistics contracts for B&Q to XPO Logistics and Wincanton following a strategic review of its supply chain.