Wincanton expands its reach in the Home & DIY sector
Wincanton has secured a three-year contract to create and run a dedicated delivery solution for Roper Rhodes, a UK- based independent suppliers of bathroom furniture and products. The contract demonstrates the company’s commitment to growth in the Home & DIY sector.
Wincanton’s IT expertise and in-cab technology will inform its solution for Roper Rhodes. It will plan, organise and execute the transport of goods from Roper Rhodes’ 200,000 sq. ft Distribution Centre in Portbury, Bristol, to customers across the UK, ensuring on-time deliveries through real-time telematics technology.
This technology will also provide customers with up-to-the-minute delivery information, enhancing quality of service and overall customer experience.
Paul Durkin, Director of Home & eFulfilment, Wincanton, said: “Roper Rhodes joins a growing list of top-tier retailers and suppliers in the Home & DIY sector, which we are delighted to call our customers.
“By moving to a dedicated transport operation, Roper Rhodes can be sure of an efficient and reliable delivery proposition which meets the growing expectations of their customers.
“We look forward to working in partnership with Roper Rhodes, a company with which we share a strong South West heritage.”
Commenting on the partnership Paul Roper, Managing Director, Roper Rhodes said: “We selected Wincanton following an extremely comprehensive selection process. We were impressed with the professionalism of the Wincanton team throughout that process and we felt that there were real shared values between our two businesses.”