Wincanton has added another Fuso eCanter electric truck to its fleet, this time to service a contract with Adidas in Manchester. The 7.5-tonne truck is based at the company’s distribution centre in Trafford Park and will make regular deliveries in the city and surrounding area. A regular destination will be Old Trafford and training ground Carrington, where Wincanton will transport kit and equipment for the players of Manchester United FC, as well as merchandise for sale at the club’s Megastore. […]
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 […]
Shares in road transport businesses continue to trade at record highs for the calendar year, despite a relatively quiet August and an oh-so-slight dip in the value of the MT basket of shares.
Wincanton has won an eFulfiment contract with Homebase to provide what it describes as “a fully managed customer delivery service”.