Wincanton has appointed Ian Keilty as MD, retail and consumer. Keilty was most recently vice president, European supply chain at Sysco and was previously chief operating officer of Brakes group before Sysco acquired it in 2016. He has also held various roles on the operating boards and executive committees at Booker Group and Iceland Stores. Wincanton said Keilty will succeed Liam McElroy, who is stepping down after six years in the role during which time he has been “instrumental in […]
More than 400 Argos employees have gone on strike over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Tomorrow I will be speaking with Wincanton chief executive Eric Born as Britain’s second largest road transport operation (or is it?) reveals its latest annual accounts. The most important part is – can the company turn a profit and for much of the past 12 months it has promised “good progress” in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. Before then its been a week of scalping – shares in the transport tracker are either flat, or down, across […]