Wincanton is sitting pretty after a three-year contract award from Banbury-based beauty brand distributor DCS Group. The contract will involve nationwide transport, delivery and management of inter-site transfers of finished goods and stock. DCS sells and distributes products for health, beauty and household brands such as P&G, Unilever and Colgate through wholesale, discount and retail, high street and online channels. Wincanton will make around 100 deliveries per day, transporting goods from DCS’s Banbury and Stratford-upon-Avon facilities to more than 600 […]
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 […]
Transport firms are riding the current Stock Market bubble. This week the FTSE 100 hit its highest level since October 2007 (6,755 on Monday to be precise). While none of the six operators in the MT Tracker basket of transport shares are anywhere near making the FTSE 100, or the FTSE 250 for that matter, the total value of the basket hit a record high today of 1,842.