Wincanton and Sorted partner to help retailers improve delivery options

Wincanton and Sorted are partnering to strengthen their reach into the retail market by integrating Wincanton’s efulfillment service with Sorted’s carrier management platform SortedPro. The SaaS service integrates existing warehouse management systems allowing users to organise carrier allocation and manage performance from one dashboard. Paul Durkin, director for home and (more…)

Pernod Ricard UK awards six-year warehousing renewal to Wincanton

Wines and spirits retailer Pernod Ricard UK has awarded a six-year warehousing and logistics contract to Wincanton. The contract renewal includes warehousing in an HMRC-approved bonded site and transport solutions for key UK customer deliveries. The companies have been working together since 1999. Michael Taylor, operations director at Pernod Ricard (more…)

Editorial: Why delivery shouldn’t have you running around like a headless chicken

Kentucky Fried Chicken running out of chicken. It’s unthinkable isn’t it? But that’s exactly what happened after “teething problems” with its new delivery partner was to blame. Whilst not strictly e-delivery related of course the incident shows just how vulnerable supply chains and the technology behind them can be. And (more…)