Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) is to be replaced by Wincanton as logistics partner for Aggregate Industries’ Concrete Products division just over two years into a five-year contract, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt. The contract went live in October 2016, having been publicised in June of that year. ESL replaced XPO Logistics, which had been the incumbent since 2008, after the deal was retendered. However, sources close to the situation confirmed that relationship had now broken down and Wincanton would be taking over the […]
Wincanton is now a “very different organisation” to what it was a few years ago, as the company increased turnover, more-than doubled pre-tax and continued to reduce its net debt in financial year 2013.
Looking at this week’s share prices it is easy to pick out Hargreaves as the best performing company in road transport. And you wouldn’t be far wrong, if you’re measuring it over the past four weeks. The upturn is pretty stark. But it doesn’t tell the whole story…
Wincanton has won a £60m, three-year milk distribution renewal with Dairy Crest, which will extend the firms’ partnership to 21 years of working together. The deal will see the logistics giant collecting milk from more than 600 farms across southern England and Wales and transporting it, via a 100-strong fleet, to four Dairy Crest dairies. Mike Sheldon, milk procurement director at Dairy Crest, says Wincanton was chosen to continue as delivery partner due to its commitment to providing continuous efficiencies […]