Wincanton said trading had been resilient during the first six months of 2020, with a focus on opportunities in growth markets starting to reap benefits. In a trading update ahead of its half-year results, the 3PL said its digital and e-fulfilment business had experienced increased demand for online retail, while business wins across the rest of the group had been encouraging. Notable contract wins include an online home delivery service for Waitrose; e-fulfilment operations with Dwell, Loaf and Wickes; additional […]
XPO Logistics and Nestlé have announced that their flagship distribution centre and technology hub in the UK has completed its phased opening to full operations.
There’s a funding issue to be addressed in 2013 according to the transport commissioners’ annual reports, but operators aren’t expected to foot the bill. Roger Brown reports. Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell said her top priority during the coming year will be to hold talks with Vosa chiefs to ensure TCs continue to be properly resourced and financed. In the Traffic Commissioners’ Annual Reports for 2011-12, Bell explained that as their work is paid for by operators who have […]