The loss of customer Harvest Energy to Norbert Dentressangle in April 2014, after a competitive tender, has seen Suttons Group report £10.5m of discontinued activities in its UK road haulage business. In the year-ending 30 April 2014 Sutton and Son (St Helens) – which comprises its UK road tanker operations (Suttons Tankers); UK warehousing (Suttons Distribution) and UK chemical drumming operations (Suttons Drumming) – saw turnover rise from £66.2m to £67m, however accounting for discontinued activities continuing operations had a […]
Norbert Dentressangle and the UK arm of customer Mitsubishi Electric Europe have jointly purchased a Daf LF Hybrid. The 12-tonne diesel/electric hybrid has joined the operator’s dedicated distribution fleet, which moves large industrial air conditioning units, Ecodan heating systems, spare parts and instruction manuals, for Mitsubishi Electric Europe. Norbert Dentressangle has handled UK distribution for the manufacturer since 2008, and typically handles 300 orders per day with a mix of vehicles from 7.5-tonne to 18-tonne delivering the palletised goods. The […]
Underlay and flooring accessory manufacturer Interfloor has outsourced its transport to Norbert Dentressangle, in a three-year multi-million pound deal. The operation involves more than 100 outbound movements from Interfloor’s production sites in Haslingden, Lancashire and Scotland’s Dumfries. ND will use a new fleet of 19 artics with cutainside-trailers and 11 (18-tonne) rigids to handle the outbound movements. It will also make more than 500 customer deliveries a week. Ian Merrifield, operations manager at Interfloor, said: “We are committed to improving […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a new three-year contract with motor fuels supplier Harvest Energy.