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Wincanton is a logistics company providing supply chain solutions and consultancy services. It offers transport solutions, such as road transport, containers, specialist transport, tankers, fleet management, vehicle maintenance, home delivery, and Flatnet; warehouse solutions, including dedicated, shared user, bonded, co-packing, automation, eFulfilment, off-quay, returns management, recycling, and packaging; and expert services in the areas of health and safety, continuous improvement, IT, collaboration, people transition, and change management. The company serves retail general merchandise, retail grocery, and consumer products market sectors.

TypePublic
Founded1915
HQChippenham, GB
Websitewincanton.co.uk
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (May 2021)19,100
Revenue (FY, 2020)£1.2 B(+6%)
Share Price (May 2021)£4.3(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Wincanton

James Wroath

James Wroath

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Tim Lawlor

Tim Lawlor

Chief Financial Officer and Director
Sally Austin

Sally Austin

Chief People Officer
Richard Gifford

Richard Gifford

Chief Information Officer
Ian Keilty

Ian Keilty

Chief Operating Officer
Lina Brown

Lina Brown

Chief Commercial Officer
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Wincanton Office Locations

Wincanton has an office in Chippenham
Chippenham, GB (HQ)
Methuen Park
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Wincanton Financials and Metrics

Wincanton Revenue

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Wincanton's revenue was reported to be £1.2 b in FY, 2020 which is a 5.2% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2021)

578.7m

Net income (H1, 2021)

16.0m

EBIT (H1, 2021)

21.4m

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

535.5m

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

4.3

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

63.3m

EV

589.1m
Wincanton's current market capitalization is £535.5 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.2b1.1b1.2b

Revenue growth, %

5%(3%)5%

Cost of goods sold

1.1b1.1b1.1b

Gross profit

65.0m71.9m77.6m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Revenue

581.8m592.9m578.7m

EBIT

33.0m32.6m21.4m

EBIT margin, %

6%5%4%

Interest expense

2.5m3.9m3.2m
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

17.6m12.7m60.9m

Accounts Receivable

80.3m78.6m65.9m

Prepaid Expenses

60.0m26.6m29.3m

Inventories

4.4m3.7m2.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Cash

18.9m39.2m63.3m

Inventories

4.3m4.9m1.4m

Current Assets

165.6m193.3m229.9m

PP&E

38.9m32.4m18.5m
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

14.2m11.4m43.1m

Inventories

(400.0k)700.0k400.0k

Accounts Payable

(1.6m)(2.9m)(11.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

26.3m24.8m70.3m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Depreciation and Amortization

6.0m20.6m20.4m

Inventories

100.0k(1.2m)400.0k

Accounts Payable

200.0k7.1m78.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

6.5m33.1m95.2m
GBPFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

7.6 x

EV/CFO

12.8 x

Revenue/Employee

66.2k

Debt/Equity

-0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

-2.7 x

P/E Ratio

0.1
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Wincanton Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Drivers

4.6 k5.5 k

Vehicles Operated

3.6 k3.6 k3.5 k

Warehouse Space, sq. ft

7.6 m14.3 m14 m
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Wincanton Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CEL GroupNovember 13, 2008
ELI-LogistikNovember 04, 2008
Product SupportMay 30, 2008
HeBoMarch 05, 2008
Hanbury DaviesJanuary 17, 2008£25 m
Swales HaulageNovember 09, 2007£5.3 m
RDL HoldingsOctober 11, 2006£22 m
Lane GroupOctober 10, 2006
Premium LogisticsOctober 10, 2005$29 m
C.E.L (Engineering) Limited
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Wincanton Revenue Breakdown

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Wincanton revenue breakdown by business segment: 65.1% from Retail & Consumer and 34.9% from Industrial & Transport

Wincanton Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Wincanton Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Wincanton Online and Social Media Presence

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Wincanton News and Updates

Wincanton publishes financial calendar dates

The Company announces the following dates for the financial year end 2020/21: Preliminary Results Announcement 20 May 2021 Annual Report and Accounts Publication 4 June 2021 Annual General Meeting 7 July 2021 Ex Dividend Date 8 July 2021 R…

Notification of change in Director’s Details

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.14, Wincanton plc announces that one of its non-executive directors, Gill Barr, who is the Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Company’s Nomination Committee, resigned from the board of McCarthy & Stone plc as a non-executive director with …

Q3 Trading Update

Wincanton plc, a leading supply chain partner for UK business, today announces an update on its trading performance in the period since its half year results announcement on 5 November 2020. The Group has seen a continued improvement in revenues and profitability since the initial impact of COVID…

Wincanton awarded new multi-channel contract by Dobbies

Wincanton, the largest British third-party logistics company, has been awarded an initial three-year contract with Dobbies, the UK's leading garden centre retailer, to provide eFulfilment, store replenishment and final mile home delivery services. The Dobbies contract win reflects Wincanton'…
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Wincanton Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wincanton founded?

    Wincanton was founded in 1915.

  • Who are Wincanton key executives?

    Wincanton's key executives are James Wroath, Tim Lawlor and Sally Austin.

  • How many employees does Wincanton have?

    Wincanton has 19,100 employees.

  • What is Wincanton revenue?

    Latest Wincanton annual revenue is £1.2 b.

  • What is Wincanton revenue per employee?

    Latest Wincanton revenue per employee is £62.9 k.

  • Who are Wincanton competitors?

    Competitors of Wincanton include CEVA Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel and DB Schenker.

  • Where is Wincanton headquarters?

    Wincanton headquarters is located at Methuen Park, Chippenham.

  • Where are Wincanton offices?

    Wincanton has an office in Chippenham.

  • How many offices does Wincanton have?

    Wincanton has 1 office.