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 […]
Argos is facing potential disruption to its UK distribution network, after staff at a flagship DC in Staffordshire overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest pay offer in a long running dispute.
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]
Wincanton is to reach its 20 year milestone with H J Heinz, having renewed its long-standing contract with the food giant until at least 2019.