Wincanton’s head of Industrial and Transport has called for an end to the piecemeal approach to clean air zone rules across the UK. Speaking to motortransport.co.uk, Chris Fenton, MD of a division with an annual turnover of more than £480m, said that while three-quarters of the group’s 3,400 strong fleet was Euro-6 compliant, it remains “our desire to see consistency”. “I’m concerned that we end up with different standards in different cities. That means you end up having to try […]
Cullimore Group MD Moreton Cullimore has followed in his father’s footsteps after being appointed the new chair of the RHA.
Wincanton has extended its contract with retailer Wickes just six months after landing the deal in a move which will see the logistics firm deliver kitchen and bathroom products across Devon and Cornwall.
Wincanton has warned that a decline in customers’ volumes and a reduced demand for warehousing will “adversely affect” the business in the next 12 months. In a trading update issued today (Tuesday 3 April), the group says that while it has successfully retained and won new contracts across all sectors, market conditions in retail, FMCG and containers have been challenging. It adds that a number of its customers are seeing a decline in volumes, which is resulting in reduced demand […]