Welch’s Transport has resumed normal service this week after being forced to cancel all non-contractual bulk collections and deliveries last week due to record freight volumes. The family firm, which operates a fleet of 80 trucks, said demand over Easter, combined with the government’s decision to ease lockdown and allow non-essential shops to re-open just after Easter, created unusually high demand. In a letter to customers last week, the Palletline and Hazchem member said it was suspending all bulk collections […]
Wincanton has told investors that its full year turnover will be lower than 2018’s, after the late start of a number of new contracts failed to offset its exit from several low margin deals.
Surrey-based removals business Bishop’s Move has been sold to UK trade buyer AGM Group in a pre-pack deal.
Wincanton is confident in its growth prospects for the current financial year, as it begins to see the benefits from the disposal of its records management arm and the termination of loss-making contracts in its Pullman Fleet Services business.