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 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.
Wincanton has told Eddie Stobart Logistics’ stakeholders to “take no immediate action” following news that ESL has agreed a conditional sale to private equity firm DBAY Advisors.
Wincanton has won a five year storage and distribution contract with children’s toy and furniture manufacturer Worlds Apart. Annually, the contract will see the firm deliver 20,000 orders to around 1,350 locations, including homes and retailers. Wincanton will also oversee the storage of the firms goods, storing approximately 3,300 pallets in its warehouses, a throughput of 18,000 a year. “As we strive forward with our ambitious growth plans and continue to launch new and exciting products onto the market, it […]