Wincanton has invested in 360-degree cameras and telematics technology across its home delivery fleet. As part of its commitment to improving safety and efficiency, all core vehicles used for deliveries of furniture and soft furnishings are now equipped with the hardware, supplied by MiX Telematics. The cameras record footage in all directions during every journey, which can be accessed by transport managers in near real-time. The on-road recordings are also used to personalise feedback and training for each driver, aiming […]
Wincanton has said it doesn’t expect to be affected by the dispute between union Unite and Argos over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers despite managing the majority of the retailer’s transport operation.
Supermarket chain Morrisons is to outsource a sizeable slice of its transport operation, alongside several vehicle maintenance departments to Wincanton.
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]