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 […]
Eddie Stobart labels Aggregate Industries’ decision to chop it as regrettable; as independents come to the fore
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has labelled the premature end of its Concrete Products Division contract with Aggregate Industries (AI) as “regrettable” in a letter to affected staff.
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 […]
Are there signs of recovery? Well, if the MT basket of transport shares is anything to go by there has been a little bit of growth in the past month. But this doesn’t tell the full story for all of our big eight transport firms listed on the London Stock Exchange.