Wincanton has won an eFulfiment contract with Homebase to provide what it describes as "a fully managed customer delivery service".

The deal is part of Wincanton's eFulfilment proposition. It involves the provision of a carrier management service, which is the result of collaboration between Wincanton and software company Sorted.

The service will go live in July 2019, and it is estimated will involve more than 300,000 customer deliveries from Homebase DCs during its first year of operation.

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"We're looking forward to working in partnership with Wincanton to ensure we deliver an efficient and effective service to our customers", said Stuart Tosh, head of distribution at Homebase.

Paul Durkin, director of home & eFulfilment at Wincanton, said: “The carrier management service we are offering Homebase is a powerful collaboration of Wincanton experience and people with Sorted, an agile, data driven software company.

By Joe Creffield