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Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Wincanton PLC

New Contract Win

RNS Number : 2530T
Wincanton PLC
11 October 2017
 

11 October 2017

 

Wincanton PLC
('Wincanton' or the 'Group')

New Contract Win

 

Wincanton plc, a leading provider of supply chain solutions in the UK and Ireland, today announces that it has won a three-year contract with IKEA Limited to provide two-man home delivery services in the South East.

 

Built on Wincanton's established eFulfilment services, the deal will see Wincanton handle home delivery services for three of IKEA's stores including Wembley, along with home deliveries from the Harlow customer distribution centre which Wincanton also operates.

 

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For further information, please contact:

 

Wincanton plc

Adrian Colman, Chief Executive Officer

Tim Lawlor, Chief Financial Officer                                                                  01249 710 000

 

Buchanan

Richard Oldworth, Victoria Hayns, Maddie Seacombe                            020 7466 5000

 

 

Notes to Editors

 

Wincanton plc

Wincanton is the largest British logistics firm, providing supply chain consultancy and solutions to some of the world's most admired brands. We employ 17,500 people across more than 200 sites and have a 3,600-strong fleet of vehicles.

 

Our business started in 1925 delivering milk and dairy products. Although our heritage means a lot to us, we have since expanded to provide supply chain solutions across a wide range of sectors including retail, construction, defence and energy.

 

As a trusted and respected business partner, we design and implement services that range from setting up and operating distribution networks through to bonded warehouses, technology hosting, container transport and storage. We strive for operational excellence in everything we do.

 

We work hard to understand and respond to our customers' needs, build long term relationships and use our skills and expertise to deliver a smarter, added value service, every day. Our customers rely on us to make their businesses operate more efficiently and to gain a competitive advantage in their sector.

 

Improved stock visibility and availability, reduction of lead times, collaborative warehousing and transport models, and an absolute commitment to continuous improvement, are just some of the reasons why many of our customer relationships extend to more than 20 years.

 

Key facts:

·     Annual revenue in the UK & Ireland exceeds £1 billion

·     Circa 17,500 employees including 4,000+ drivers 

·     Operates from 200+ locations with 6.6 million square feet of warehousing across the UK and Ireland

·     Operating responsibility for around 3,600 vehicles


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