We work with organisations across many sectors, treating their businesses as our own and learning about their customers and operations. We take on their challenges and work in partnership for mutual reward. It’s only by understanding our customers' supply chains that we can help to deliver their goals and ambitions.
We help retailers at every point in the supply chain, from inbound containers to e-fulfilment and home delivery.
Our solutions enable manufacturers to improve productivity, achieve efficiencies and deliver excellent customer service.
Our fleet of specialist equipment delivers various materials to both private and public sector construction projects.
We have extensive experience in providing logistics solutions for land, sea and air defence manufacturers.
With safety in mind, we transport both bulk and packaged energy, chemical and petroleum products.
Through our partnership with Serco we provide secure custodial transport and logistics support to the public sector.
Our emergency water service supports large corporates and utility companies when water supply is disrupted.
We keep the show on the road providing water solutions for events, festivals and concerts.
We provide bulk storage, handling and transport solutions for agricultural products, milk and ingredients.
Wincanton provides supply chain solutions for customers across a vast range of market sectors. Below are a few who have been kind enough to say nice things about us. We hope to add more very soon.
“From the beginning we knew we wanted a supply chain partner who could give us a step change in service and value and Wincanton's ability to integrate the container and retail networks has unlocked this potential. We now have the foundations of a control tower that will drive continuous improvement within the B&Q transport network and this will be further established later this year when Wincanton takes on the planning for our two-man multi-channel network.” Rick Jones, Director of Logistics, B&Q.
"Wincanton has guided us through the supply chain journey of moving from a successful online brand into a true multichannel retailer. They listen and challenge, adding real value and consistently doing the right thing for our business" Grant Henley, Operations Director at Kiddicare
“Very pleased with the service we received - from being kept informed on state of delivery to the promptness & politeness of the drivers. They worked very hard and did not hang around. I would highly recommend this company to my friends.” A Magnet customer, April 2011.
“I know we’re demanding but I want the best for my customers; that’s why we work with Wincanton. Wincanton shares our commitment to continuous improvement and their people consistently go the extra mile to deliver outstanding customer care. The contract management team works with a true partnership approach.”
Ian Howell, Head of Logistics (Multi-Channel), Marks & Spencer
“Wincanton gave us the confidence that our timescales could be achieved and when the deadline was looking tight the resources were there to hit the target date that had been set.” Jon Hiatt, Operations Director, Neal’s Yard Remedies.
“We chose Wincanton because of their exceptional understanding of warehousing and fulfilment. They provide a flexible, scalable and high quality logistics operation, plus their very knowledgeable team is constantly looking out for our best interests.”
Bob Hartman, VP Operations, Rocket Dog.
"At The Carphone Warehouse, customer service is at the heart of everything we do. It is clear that Wincanton shares this operational culture, and we are confident that their expertise will provide us with the very best service, enabling us to continue exceeding our customers' expectations."
Giles Harvey, Supply Chain Director, The Carphone Warehouse
“Wincanton has created significant economies of scale by combining our transport operations with those of over thirty other retailers and manufacturers. This has achieved a significant reduction in costs and carbon emissions and will be transformational for retailers.” Dave McKinlay, Supply Chain Director, WHSmith
“Wincanton has made a major change to our business in a short space of time. Their attention to detail and ability to add value proved it was the right decision to contract with a company that knows how to look after its customers.”
Nick Fox, Operations Director, WDT
“Wincanton brings a really proactive approach to the table, every month coming up with new ideas and opportunities where we can look at improving our vehicle fill and reducing our emissions.” Rob Magill, Operations Director - Area North, adidas Group.
"We have been working in partnership with Wincanton for 16 years now, and they have continually delivered excellent service levels and provided solutions that meet the changing demands of our customers. We look forward to working with Wincanton into the future." Bob Symons, Contract Manager, Britvic
"The success of Miller Brands' supply chain and customer service is in no small part due to Wincanton's hard work and excellent service ethic. The team's efforts and commitment are truly appreciated." Martin Harlow, Supply Chain Director, Miller Brands (UK)
"Wincanton is a proven-quality service provider which offers flexible, secure and strategic solutions to our warehouse and distribution requirements. During the contract renewal process they demonstrated a clear understanding of H.J. Heinz’s business and the extremely high standards we set."
Andy Henderson, HJ Heinz UK & Ireland Logistics Director
"Excellent logistic execution driven by one clear priority "Customer Satisfaction". In two words "Professionalism and reliability"". Alessandro Moggi, P&G London site DC leader
"Together with Wincanton we have built a strong partnership based on mutual trust, innovation, open communication and a passion for improvement. As a result we are reaping big benefits in terms of reduced damage, improved carbon footprint and better operational efficiency."
Richard Buxton, Customer Operations Director, Lafarge Plasterboard
"Transferring our roofing products haulage service over to Wincanton earlier this year was a smooth operation carried out by dedicated personnel from both our supplier and ourselves. Key to the project was the planning and support offered by Wincanton to our customer service and product despatch teams. Prior to the launch consultation on the various areas to be covered such as health and safety, training, human resources, communication, scheduling etc. was first class in every step of the way." Ged Smith, Operations Manager, Forticrete Ltd.
"We continue to be impressed by Wincanton's flexible and innovative approach to adding value and enhancing customer service. Our companies share similar cultures and aspirations, and we are delighted to be extending our business partnership."
Andy Burnham, Site Director, Saint-Gobain
“The project has been a huge success and has allowed us to increase value for money for our customers. This activity is firmly linked in to SC21 and is now part of the continuous improvement culture that General Dynamics UK and Wincanton have been nurturing.”
Paul James, C4I UK supply chain manager, General Dynamics UK Limited.
“Wincanton’s commitment to continuous improvement ensured that we could focus on the project goals while maintaining business as usual for BAE Systems. Good communication between our team and BAE Systems helped clarify ideas.”
“In partnership with Wincanton the ACA now has a new and innovative supply chain solution to successfully manage one of the largest, most complex and highest single value build programmes in the UK defence industry.”
Dougie McInnes, Supply Chain Director, Aircraft Carrier Alliance.
"The achievements we have made are only possible through teamwork, determination and professional excellence at all levels of both organisations. I am looking forward to continuing our partnership over the coming years."
“Wincanton’s continuous improvement approach has enabled us to add value to our operations and the service we offer our suppliers and customers. Carbon reduction is a key objective within our corporate responsibility strategy, we are delighted Wincanton shares our values.” Mark Taylor, Milk Procurement Director, Dairy Crest
"I’m proud to say that we can tell our customers that we are using a top-class facility for our off-site storage and management through Wincanton Records Management." Leroy Graham, IT Team Lead, Capita Life and Pensions.
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