Wincanton Plc has been selected to provide logistics support to new customer BSH Home Appliances Ltd the European market leader in household appliances with four key brands: Bosch, Siemens, Neff and Gaggenau.
As the largest British logistics company, Wincanton will handle inbound container distribution services for approximately 8,000 containers per annum.
Wincanton’s proposition included competitive lane rates with additional services, comprehensive transport network with the flexibility to cover multiple ports multiple drops to BSH’s UK warehouses across the UK. BSH operates through multiple ports and deliveries are transported to its own warehouses in Kettering and Milton Keynes and in addition directly to a number of its customers.
Joe O’Sullivan, Logistics and Supply Chain Director for BSH said: “We were impressed by Wincanton’s flexibility and competitiveness along with their understanding of our business and focus on service.”
Chris Fenton, Managing Director of Industrial & Transport, Wincanton said: “We were delighted to be awarded the contract in recognition of our expertise and comprehensive transport network. We look forward to working with BSH Home Appliances Ltd as a new customer for the company.”
BSH Home Appliances Ltd tendered for the provision of UK Port to distribution centre container haulage. With its UK head office in Milton Keynes, the company is the European market leader in household appliances.
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Notes to Editors
Wincanton is the largest British logistics firm, providing supply chain consultancy and solutions to some of the world’s most admired brands. We employ 17,500 people across more than 200 sites and have a 3,600-strong fleet of vehicles.
Our business started in 1925 delivering milk and dairy products. Although our heritage means a lot to us, we have since expanded to provide supply chain solutions across a wide range of sectors including retail, construction, defence and energy.
As a trusted and respected business partner, we design and implement services that range from setting up and operating distribution networks through to bonded warehouses, technology hosting, container transport and storage. We strive for operational excellence in everything we do.
We work hard to understand and respond to our customers’ needs, build long term relationships and use our skills and expertise to deliver a smarter, added value service, every day. Our customers rely on us to make their businesses operate more efficiently and to gain a competitive advantage in their sector.
Improved stock visibility and availability, reduction of lead times, collaborative warehousing and transport models, and an absolute commitment to continuous improvement, are just some of the reasons why many of our customer relationships extend to more than 20 years.
Annual revenue in the UK & Ireland exceeds £1 billion
Circa 17,500 employees including 4,000+ drivers
Operates from 200+ locations with 6.6 million square feet of warehousing across the UK and Ireland
Operating responsibility for around 3,600 vehicles