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 […]
Wincanton has sealed a five-year deal with Majestic Wine to set up a national fulfilment centre (NFC) at its shared user site in Greenford which will process 40% of the wine merchant’s online orders.
Wincanton has delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year.
Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering.