- Wincanton has renewed its distribution contract with Dairy Crest, the UK dairy food company for a further three years, bringing the relationship between the two businesses to 25 years.

The extension will see further improvements in the collection and handling of milk operations for Dairy Crest.

Wincanton provides vehicles and drivers to collect milk from over 500 producers across the South of England and Wales, delivering it to three major Dairy Crest dairies. In total, Wincanton handles nearly one billion litres of milk per year for the dairy company.

Wincanton's drive to deliver continuous efficiency improvements, excellent service and innovation has been demonstrated within the Dairy Crest contract.

Wincanton has delivered year-on-year cost savings for the business and by utilising their long relationship have continually strived to develop new and efficient ways of working. Such initiatives have so far included transport network optimisation and innovation in new tanker vehicles.

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