Wincanton has met a tight deadline to launch its fifth distribution centre for tools trade customer Screwfix. Located at Prologis Park in Stafford, the 128,000sq ft DC will open on time next month. This latest facility is the second Screwfix hub that Wincanton has opened in Stafford. Other DCs operated by Wincanton under its Screwfix contract include sites at Lichfield and Trentham. Wincanton said the new site will help Screwfix meet its peak period demand and is big enough to allow […]
Last week, Dart Group revealed a near to 13% pre-tax profit rise for its transport operation, Fowler Welch. Off the back of this, which saw profit climb from £3.9m to £4.4m for the year ended 31 March 2013 at Fowler Welch, its group share price has continued to move northwards, today leaping to £2.40, up from £2.14 last week.
Wincanton has won a £60m, three-year milk distribution renewal with Dairy Crest, which will extend the firms’ partnership to 21 years of working together. The deal will see the logistics giant collecting milk from more than 600 farms across southern England and Wales and transporting it, via a 100-strong fleet, to four Dairy Crest dairies. Mike Sheldon, milk procurement director at Dairy Crest, says Wincanton was chosen to continue as delivery partner due to its commitment to providing continuous efficiencies […]
Wincanton has won a three year contract with Coca-Cola to run the confectioner’s warehouse in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.