Britvic extends Wincanton distribution contract by five years

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Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, has announced a new contract with Britvic, one of the largest suppliers of still and carbonated soft drinks in the UK. The new contract extends the relationship to 29 years. 

Under the new five-year contract, Wincanton will manage Britvic’s national transport operations and oversee the company’s deliveries and stock movements across the UK, handling over 100,000 deliveries a year. Wincanton has also renewed the existing contract to run Britvic’s warehouse in Lutterworth. 

Liam McElroy, managing director of retail and consumer at Wincanton, commented: “We are excited to have won this new contract to service both Britvic’s transport and warehousing operations. 

“Through this new contract, we will work closely with Britvic to develop a best in-class supply chain, deploying our scale and expertise in supply chain optimisation to deliver increased operational flexibility and visibility. We look forward to being part of Britvic’s continued success.”