Logistics firm Wincanton has sealed a deal to deliver Wickes Showroom kitchen and bathroom products across the South West of England, Midlands and part of Wales. This is the second major contract Wincanton has landed with Wickes this year. Last week it announced a three-year contract renewal with the retailer for the home delivery of HIAB items to customers across the UK. Under this latest deal Wincanton will use its own model of home deliveries to cut costs and improve […]
Wincanton has toasted its 18-year relationship with wine and spirits producer Pernod Ricard UK by signing a six-year contract extension.
Hermes has revealed record results at its UK division, with revenue up 22% in 2011. The parcels company says this reinforces its position as the country’s second-largest home-delivery business. Revenue stood at €303m during 2011, up from €248m in the previous year. Hermes says its UK arm handled more than 140 million parcels during the year, as demand for its home delivery services increased with online retail sales. Carole Woodhead, chief executive at Hermes UK, says: “Our UK business has […]
The pay logistics firms award agency staff has been brought into sharp focus after the GMB launched a legal claim against four companies involved in the operation of Marks & Spencer’s DC in South Marston, Swindon.