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 […]
Former FTA president and ex-Christian Salvesen chief executive Stewart Oades has been appointed as a non-executive director at Wincanton.
The MT Top 100 largest operators in the UK run on an average margin of just 2.6%, and this comes after the industry became more profitable in 2012.