Wincanton has won two new five-year contracts with well-known breakfast brand The Weetabix Food Company to provide transport, warehousing and co-packing. The deal will see Wincanton take on the operation of four Northamptonshire-based warehouses where goods are stored and co-packed for retail promotion: three located in Corby, one in Burton Latimer. In addition, Wincanton will provide a nationwide transport operation for the delivery, management and transfer of finished goods and stock. The contracts take effect from 1 February. Wincanton CEO […]
Wincanton has moved to a new Southampton site to increase the work it does at the city’s port.
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]