Wincanton is sitting pretty after a three-year contract award from Banbury-based beauty brand distributor DCS Group.

The contract will involve nationwide transport, delivery and management of inter-site transfers of finished goods and stock.

DCS sells and distributes products for health, beauty and household brands such as P&G, Unilever and Colgate through wholesale, discount and retail, high street and online channels.

Wincanton will make around 100 deliveries per day, transporting goods from DCS’s Banbury and Stratford-upon-Avon facilities to more than 600 customer sites across the country.

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Chris Fenton, MD of Industrial & Transport at Wincanton, said: “We are delighted to be working with DCS to help them deliver exceptional customer service.

“With our commitment to safety and delivering results in a demanding business, DCS can focus on their customers in the knowledge that products will arrive on time.”

Denys Shortt, chairman and CEO of DCS, added: “Delighting the customer has always been at the core of our strategy as a business, and with ambitious growth plans in place it was vital to find the right logistics partner with shared values around innovation and service excellence.”