Wincanton’s delivery figures in the run-up to Christmas outperformed the previous year, with fuel and container journeys up significantly. It said it delivered 110m litres of fuel to petrol forecourts across the country in the week leading up to Christmas Day, an increase of 47% compared to 2018. It also completed 4,207 shipping container journeys – up 31%. During the period, it also picked and despatched 25 million cases of food and drink and processed 250,000 pallets of FMCG products. […]
Wincanton has appointed James Hurrell as managing director for grocery.
The DfT has said a decision will be made in due course on the rigidity of the December deadline for operators to take up their allocations of longer semi-trailers as part of the government’s 10-year trial.
Wincanton saw annual turnover fall in the year ended 31 March 2019 but profit increase, thanks to a strong performance in retail that offset contract losses elsewhere.