An outbreak of Covid-19 at Wincanton’s B&Q distribution centre in Swindon has seen the number of infected staff rise to a total of 16 today (24 August). The company told motortransport.co.uk that another two staff members have tested positive, adding that all 16 are self-isolating. Wincanton has no plans to close the facility and has implemented a deep clean of the premises. The outbreak at the distribution centre, which Wincanton operates on behalf of B&Q, closely follows an outbreak of […]
FreshLinc has turned a school project into a moving artwork after receiving a picture thanking the NHS and transport workers.
Wincanton hasn’t had it all its own way of late. A resurgent Eddie Stobart wrestled a Cemex contract valued at £15m off it, and MT revealed earlier this month that Britvic had re-awarded its entire transport requirement to Eddie Stobart after the first year of a five-year deal with Wincanton.
Michael Ellis has been appointed minister of state for transport, taking over the role from Jesse Norman, who has joined the Treasury after two years at the DfT.