Norbert Dentressangle has won a new logistics contract with catering equipment and commercial refrigeration supplier Valera.It will use two-man crews from its specialist services operation to collect equipment from Valera’s Banbury operation for consolidation at Norbert’s Leighton Buzzard site. Own branded products, as well as products from Sanyo, Fagor, Jordao Cooling Systems and Masterfrost, will then be delivered to hotels, pubs and restaurants nationwide on a 48-hour and next-day delivery basis. Valera MD Pratap Gadhvi said the firm chose ND […]
Gregory Distribution has signed a deal with Portsmouth-based MMD (Shipping Services) to take over its fresh produce distribution operation at Portsmouth International Port.
Ceva Logistics, which recently saw its long-running relationship with Crown Paints extended, has seen group profit fall after its contract logistics businesses was affected by Europe’s economic malaise. While revenue in the first half of the year was up 5.5% at €3.5bn (2011: €3.4bn), EBITDA slipped 10.5% to €136m (2011: €152) as a consequence, despite growth in the group’s ocean freight business. John Pattullo, chief executive of Ceva, says: “Transpacific volume and weakness in Southern Europe remain a concern. As […]