Wincanton has confirmed that it has taken over the Aggregate Industries (AI) Concrete Products Division work from Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL), as exclusively revealed by mototransport.co.uk last month. In a press release today, Wincanton said it had signed a five-year deal with AI “for the distribution of concrete products from a majority of its UK manufacturing sites”. Under the new agreement, Wincanton will operate a dedicated fleet of specialised vehicles, backed up by its national network. The 3PL will transport […]
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 […]
Wincanton has become the first haulier to move containers off the quay at London Gateway, despite the port not officially being open for business.
The Unite union has threatened The Co-operative Group with nationwide industrial action over the transfer of 50-Midlands based drivers to Eddie Stobart.