Dobbies renews contract with Wincanton

Wincanton has been awarded extended warehouse and transport contracts with Dobbies for home delivery, store replenishment and eCommerce services.

Dobbies garden centre Chesterfield

Dobbies started working with Wincanton in 2020. To date, the partnership has seen Wincanton manage 110,000 units of stock per week to stores and customers across the UK. The new contract reflects Wincanton’s track service record for multi-channel retailers, particularly in the home and gardens market.

The transition will achieve over 16% improvements in efficiency and will allow Dobbies the capacity to increase volumes by 100%.

James Wroath, CEO at Wincanton, said: “The extension of our partnership with Dobbies showcases the resilience, breadth and agility of Wincanton’s capabilities. We are proud of the strength of our change management capability which ensured a safe and secure transition to the new site, and the benefits this brings to Dobbies and its customers”.

David Robinson, CEO at Dobbies, said: “Having the right supply chain partner is crucial to ensuring a seamless operation for our colleagues and customers. Wincanton have been an excellent partner, and we’re looking forward to building on this moving forward, with a quality and reliable service that we can rely on”.