Wincanton has written to Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) employees on the Aggregate Industries’ Concrete Products Division contract ahead of the switch in contractor, Motortransport.co.uk can exclusively reveal. The letter, seen by Motortransport.co.uk, confirms the “recent decision by Aggregate Industries to award Wincanton the logistics contract for their concrete products division”. It adds that the move means those employed by ESL and dedicated to the Aggregate Industries contract will transfer to Wincanton under TUPE, as previously reported on this website. “It is anticipated that […]
Plenty more profit raking this week as transport shares took a tumble, but one faller stood out more than most: Wincanton – which has suffered a pretty dramatic fall in the past two months.
Technical problems continue to plague the MT Tracker – so I’m afraid we cannot bring you any graphs of share price performance again this week – which is a shame as the industry’s performance on the stock market continues to go from strength to strength with operators hitting record highs.
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]