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Automation solutions

Automated distribution centre

Our automated warehousing solutions are designed to meet the need for both efficiencies in operations as well as managing scale with agility and speed, while ensuring reliability.

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How can we help your business?

Automated warehouse solutions and systems to enhance your business's efficiencies.


Expertise in automation

With over 20 years expertise in the development of warehouse automation and 11 sites covering 4.9m sqft we can deliver market leading bespoke automated warehousing solutions to fit your specific needs. Whether the requirement is semi and full automation, high and low bay storage, despatch assembly, automated conveyors or specialist packing units with radio frequency control, Wincanton can help.


Strong partnerships

The longstanding relationships with both our customers and automation partners, along with high availability systems and dedicated in-house engineers enable us to activate innovation and value in your supply chain. 


Wide reach

Our automated sites cover the breadth of the UK with both dedicated and shared user facilities, strategically located from Essex and Norfolk in the east to Gloucestershire and Lancashire in the west.

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Related markets


Working across the grocery industry, with both the major retailers and manufacturers, we are perfectly positioned to facilitate collaboration between the two.

Consumer goods

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

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.

How can we help?

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