A driver at Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has become the first person in the UK to receive a Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP) – the new industry training standard for the fuel distribution sector. The scheme opened for training on 1 January, and ND’s Barry Boreham (pictured second from left) has now completed his assessment and been issued his pass by the Scottish Qualifications Authority, which administers the programme. Ann Dawson, MD, Norbert Dentressangle Tankers, said: “Being involved in the PDP scheme […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) is expanding its two-man delivery Specialist Services arm by investing in new infrastructure at its Bury St Edmunds DC to accomodate the operation.
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]