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21st June 2022

Wincanton selects 5 innovation start-ups to join global W² Labs programme

Wincanton, a leading supply chain partner for UK business, has today announced the 5 global finalists that will take part in its 2022 W² Labs programme. Those selected following the Pitch Day on 7 th June will go on to be mentored by Wincanton’s Senior Leadership Team, with the chance to trial their solution in …

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13th April 2022

Meet the W² Labs mentors – four Wincanton professionals driving the search for emerging supply chain ideas

As we start our fourth W² Labs programme, the global hunt for the latest transformational technologies to solve some of our industry’s greatest supply chain challenges, we talk to four of our mentors who will work closely with this year’s cohort. The W2 Labs cohort will have the chance to learn from these Wincanton professionals, …

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15th March 2022

Increased collaboration in eFulfilment will future-proof supply chains for retailers and consumers

Consumers expect an exceptional experience when buying online but meeting these expectations in a sustainable, cost-effective and timely manner is increasingly challenging. Collaboration builds strong service The eCommerce customer experience is driven by immediacy, accuracy and availability. Successful eCommerce retailers understand the needs of their customers and provide the levels of service and visibility required …

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15th March 2022

Innovation at the Heart of the Customer Experience  

Wincanton’s Innovation centre is at the centre of our commitment to shaping the digital supply chains of the future through collaboration and innovation. This unique space, located adjacent to The WEB, Wincanton’s state of the art automated eFulfilment facility, is a real showcase of the way we are transforming supply chains for British businesses. Innovation …

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15th March 2022

Five essentials for transforming supply chain resilience

As a leading supply chain partner for UK business, Wincanton is taking a leadership role in transforming the resilience of the nation’s supply chains. The importance of supply chains to the success of the UK has never been more apparent than now. As we look forward to a period of economic recovery and renewal in …

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15th March 2022

Transforming eFulfilment productivity and accuracy for Neal’s Yard Remedies

Wincanton’s latest collaborative innovation is a blend of robotics and wearable technology for omnichannel retailer Neal’s Yard Remedies. Our bespoke solution has transformed eFulfilment productivity and accuracy for our customer. Wincanton has worked in partnership with organic health and beauty company Neal’s Yard Remedies since 2008. In August 2020 Wincanton migrated its warehouse and transport …

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15th March 2022

How Wincanton is transforming eFulfilment with autonomous mobile robots

Wincanton’s collaborative autonomous mobile robot solution works seamlessly with colleagues utilising the latest wearable technology, delivering improved eCommerce picking accuracy and eFulfilment efficiency for its customers. At our high-volume shared user eFulfilment centre in Nuneaton, Wincanton utilises advanced autonomous mobile robot technology for its big brand customers. Investing in this technology ensures speed, accuracy and …

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22nd September 2021

Wincanton opens its first supply chain Innovation Centre

As part of its ongoing commitment to collaboration in supply chain innovation, Wincanton, a leading supply chain partner for UK business, is proud to announce the opening of its W2 Innovation Centre in Rockingham, Northamptonshire. The facility will be used to develop and showcase cutting edge design and technology for the benefit of Britain’s supply …

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13th September 2021

Wincanton strengthens eCommerce offer with acquisition of leading specialist eFulfilment business Cygnia

Cygnia supports high-profile brands including BrewDog, Moonpig, Molton Brown, Revolution Beauty, Whittard of Chelsea and Feelunique Wincanton, a leading supply chain partner for UK business, has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares in Caledonia Bidco Limited, the holding company of Cygnia Logistics Limited (“Cygnia”), a specialist mid-market eCommerce and multichannel eFulfilment provider, from Crescent …

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3rd August 2021

How Wincanton is using artificial intelligence to make the warehouse a safer place to work

Developed through its W² Labs programme Wincanton is using wearable technology and artificial intelligence to improve health and safety in the warehouse, reducing spine hazards per hour by 30%. The application of innovation Poor manual handling technique is the main cause of reportable accidents across the logistics industry, with ergonomic injuries responsible for 33% of …

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