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 […]
AKW Group has promoted management trainee George Richards to network support manager.
Third party logistics provider Core Management Logistics (CML) has appointed David Fowler as business development manager.
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 […]