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Innovation

Side profile of a Wincanton lorry parked on a road

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

How can we help your business?

Wincanton is continually looking at ways to improve its operations and keeps up to date through key relationships.


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Milk eco-trailer

The tanker is one of Wincanton's new initiatives which will deliver significant energy savings and environment benefits to ensure a fair deal for British farmers. Its negligible operating noise also means that local residents, animals and farmers will not be disturbed during night-time milk collections.


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Automated layer pickers

Robotic layer picking solutions automatically build mixed product pallets for onwards delivery.


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Roll cage initative

Roll cage with an internal shroud which keeps the frozen product at temperature. The combined design maximises vehicle capacity and ensures compliance to the cool chain.


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Skeletal tail lifts

Deployment of tail lifts on skeletal trailers to enable retail deliveries as backhaul.


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Double decker trailers

We partnered with Magnet to deliver 44 new double decker trailers, which represent a UK first in vehicle design.  The new bespoke built trailers have two decks to maximise the use of every inch of space on every single delivery. The trailers will save over 400,000 miles per year and reduce CO2 emissions by 700 tonnes per year, while delivering the same quantity of products.


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Motorised air management kit

Our own invention, this has resulted in significant savings in fuel due to the air management kit being set at the correct height for the continuously varying trailer profile. Installed throughout the container fleet.


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Food and drink

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

Construction

Wincanton has vast experience in the design, implementation and management of supply chain solutions for the construction and building sectors.

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.

Awards

Wincanton has been successful over the years in the being awards for the work we do for our customers and the industry.

About us

As the leading logistics and supply chain solutions service provider for the UK and Ireland, our vision is clear. Together we will build the most innovative, effective and respected

How can we help?

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