Wincanton has signed a three-year contract to provide a full multi-channel service to pet store group Jollyes. Wincanton will provide shared warehousing and transport services, delivering to more than 90 stores across the UK and direct to Jollyes’ customers. The service will be based at Wincanton’s shared-user site in Wigan and comprise retail replenishment and a pick, pack and ship operation. It will include customer returns, carrier management and supplier to customer. Read more Wincanton wins three-year contract with distributor […]
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]
Wincanton is to sell its records management business (WRM) to market specialists Restore for £60m after signing a conditional agreement.
Smyths Toys Superstores has awarded Wincanton a one year distribution contract to handle the toy retailer’s nationwide deliveries. The contract will see Wincanton manage product distribution from the retailer’s warehouse in Newcastle-under-Lyme to its 39 stores across the UK. “When we began to look for a logistics partner we had a clear vision that we needed a provider with the scale and flexibility to meet our busy peak periods, such as the run-up to Christmas, to achieve maximum sales potential,” […]