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Our significant fleet of flatbed and curtain side trailer vehicles offers cost effective distribution for large and small construction products. We have the capacity to work with full and part loads.

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How can we help your business?

With a UK flatbed network of owned, hired and subcontract flatbed and curtain side vehicles, we move over 1050 loads per week from 55 depots nationwide. We are able to provide a cost effective, scalable, flexible and national solution which enables distribution to be outsourced and the capability to respond to increased demand.

 

 

 

 


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Health and safety

Health and safety is of paramount importance across our whole business, and with the risks and hazards within the construction industry we ensure that we lead the way in best-practice across our construction fleet.

Our robust health and safety management system is focused on employing a systematic best practice approach to improvement and ensuring that safety is at the heart of our customers’ commercial success. 


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Cost efficiencies

Regardless of changes in market demand there is always a need for cost efficiency to be a constant focus. In construction especially there is the danger of costs spiralling, making it imperative for you to have the correct resources and skills in place to maintain margins whilst meeting your customers’ expectations.


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Central Planning

Efficiencies are identified and executed through our central planning function in Derby. Wherever your collections and deliveries are, Wincanton’s national flatbed and curtain side network means that we will be able to support you.

Our central planning function also support ETAs and the management of hauliers to ensure our service levels are adhered to.


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Seasonal and daily demand

Seasonal and daily demand fluctuations create a challenging environment in which to implement cost efficient transport.

Wincanton support your business by providing flexibility that allows for single loads through to contracted solutions on same day, next day and timed deliveries.


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Service quality

Service quality is a key differentiator for your business. We work with you to achieve the desired service levels to ensure that your reputation is upheld. A rigorous audit process of our subcontractors ensures ongoing compliance to the standards that you require.


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Home & DIY

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Energy

Tanker distribution for petroleum, mainline and aviation fuel, gases, lubricants, LPG, crude oil and bitumen.

Why choose Wincanton?

Put simply, our ambition is to be recognised as the best in our chosen markets, with a reputation for delivering service excellence and value to our customers every day. 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.

People transition

Wincanton has gained considerable expertise of transferring multiple sites across complex geographies and built excellent relationships with a number of trade unions. We use a tried and tested approach to TUPE, which ensures colleagues are transferred with respect and integrity, supported by an open communication process.

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.

IT services

Wincanton has created an in-house IT team responsible for product and services deployment and technology management with well proven and established corporate governance processes.

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.