“It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster start,” James Wroath laughs, as he begins describing his first five months as chief executive of Wincanton. Most notably, of course, he immediately threw himself into the battle for control of Eddie Stobart Logistics, whose shares were suspended on his fourth day in the job. But he’s quick to deny claims that his interest in ESL might have been more of an intelligence gathering exercise than a serious takeover bid. “Absolutely not,” he […]
A range of the logistics sector’s leading operators have revealed the fuel they are most likely to adopt for long-distance heavy haulage in the future.
Plenty more profit raking this week as transport shares took a tumble, but one faller stood out more than most: Wincanton – which has suffered a pretty dramatic fall in the past two months.
Unite “surprised” by XPO takeover of Kuehne + Nagel UK logistics portfolio and demands workers’ pay and conditions are unaffected
The transfer of 6,000 Kuehne + Nagel workers to XPO Logistics came as a surprise to the Unite union, but it said it would work to ensure their pay and conditions remained unaffected.