Norbert Dentressangle has won a five year contract with polythene pipe producer Radius Systems. The firm will manage deliveries from Radius Systems’ Derbyshire-based UK production facility, with more than 20 vehicles with lorry-mounted cranes (pictured) distributing across 30 routes on a daily basis. Norbert Dentressangle has already made alterations to the delivery schedule to boost the efficiency of load consolidation, and improve vehicle usage via more backhauling. Graham Thurlow, chief operating officer at Radius Systems, was impressed by Norbert’s approach. […]
XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has extended the reach of Radius Systems’ supply chain to include daily distribution service to Ireland and Northern Ireland, after it signed a five year contract with the piping manufacturer earlier this year.
XPO Logistics has won a storage and distribution contract with toy manufacturer VTech.
Norbert Dentressangle’s acquisitions of Christian Salvesen in 2007 and TDG in 2011 made the French group’s UK logistics operation a £1bn a year business, representing almost a third of group turnover, and silencing critics who had questioned the company’s commitment to the UK. […]