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Continuous improvement

Female Wincanton employee wearing a high visibility jacket whilst holding a portable scanner standing in a distribution warehouse

Continuous Improvement (CI) is at the heart of our approach to making our customer’ business better every day. We identify and implement improvements via a Wincanton standard approach comprised of specialist in-house consultancy, a proprietary set of tools and techniques and lean sigma skills investment in our colleagues.

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How can we help your business?

We are committed to continually improving our processes and methods to ensure we deliver the best possible service to our customers.


Continuous improvement network

We invest in the Lean Sigma training of our colleagues via an in-house training capability. We now have over 500 trained colleagues across our network with skills spanning black to yellow belt.  This investment in our people delivers improved colleague engagement, retention and a desire to improve your business.

Our supporting BTEC Level 2 apprenticeship scheme has over 300 colleagues enrolled.


Web enabled reporting and benefit tracking

We've developed a proprietary web-based CI tracker which provides a consistent way of working across all contracts.  Our framework for project governance, performance improvement, customer reporting, benefits tracking and automated project management sets us apart from our competitors.

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Related markets

Want to know what markets we work in? Find out more here.

Consumer goods

Complete supply chain logistics for manufacturers of pet stuff, household goods, personal care, consumer electronics, toys and apparel.

Food and drink

Complete supply chain logistics for manufacturers to the food and drink sector.

Why choose Wincanton?

Through our experience, we know that every logistics solution is different. We work closely with our customers to understand their markets so that we can tailor solutions that fit their specific requirements and suit their brand.

Health and safety

We help our people to support our customers by delivering the highest standards in safety. Our priority is to safeguard the well-being of our people, our customers and the wider public through ongoing health and safety education at every level of the business.


Wincanton has a culture of generating innovative ideas and then turning them into operational reality through a structured but pragmatic change management process. Wincanton have centre of excellences for supply chain services including: consultancy and advisory, solution design and change management.

Change management

Our transformation success is built on the tight integration between all of the teams involved in the change: change management, technology, operations, commercial and HR, allied to robust methodology.

How can we help?

Have a supply chain question, need some help, just want a chat? Contact Wincanton today.