APC Overnight member G Thompson has celebrated its 150th birthday and the five generations of family that have seen the company through to the landmark. The company dates back to 1865, when founder George Thompson started to work as a freight agent for private rail companies. The London-based firm ceased to use horses and carriages in 1965, and now runs a fleet of more than 300 vehicles, providing delivery services to customers across the UK as part of its APC […]
APC Overnight has appointed board member Karl Brown as CEO, replacing former CEO Syed Ziaullah who steps down for personal reasons.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has revealed a first-half consolidated revenue increase of 13.3% to €1.9bn (up from €1.7bn in the same period last year) despite struggling with volumes. Like-for-like growth remained flat, dipping by 0.2% compared with H1 2011, which ND attributes to a sharply deteriorating European economy during the second quarter. ND’s transport division took a 1.3% hit on a like-for-like basis (consolidated revenue is up 7.7% to €1bn), which the company says is due to a sluggish economy, with […]