In April US 3PL XPO Logistics surprised the European logistics market with an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) offer for French giant Norbert Dentressangle (ND). With the deal, in essence, completed last week ND chief executive Hervé Montjotin, now chief executive of XPO’s European business, told MT that the offer was a “golden opportunity”. While ND in the UK is a €1.3bn concern, the combined ND and XPO – which will trade solely as XPO Logistics – will have 52,350 employees at […]
Cambridge-based James Dolan Group has bought Ipswich haulage firm Dooley Rumble for an undisclosed sum.
Hargreaves Services has said that its transport division saw a 7.6% rise in turnover in the year-ending 31 May, as it benefited from strong dry bulk volumes.
Norbert Dentressangle has revealed that it is one of the six operators involved in a trial of a new LPG system, dubbed EASI-LPG, which could improve vehicle mpg by as much as 15%.