General Motors has extended its long-standing relationship with XPO Logistics with a three year renewal of its Vauxhall contract. The deal sees XPO make out-of-hours deliveries every night to more than 300 Vauxhall outlets across the UK. XPO collects cargo from the manufacturer’s national parts DC in Chalton, Bedfordshire before delivering them straight to retailers, meaning orders placed before 4pm are delivered by 8am the next morning. The former Norbert Dentressangle also manages returns for Vauxhall, and any waste that […]
A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite.
Norbert Dentressangle has signed a three-year contract extension with Vauxhall Motors for the overnight distribution of parts. ND has worked with Vauxhall for 12 years and the extension sees the operator deliver parts to 300 Vauxhall and Chevrolet retailers across the UK. ND has also spent £1m on 35 new trailers serving the contract, which sees it collect orders from Vauxhall’s parts distribution centre in Luton for onward delivery direct to retailers overnight. Peter Durham, warehouse operations manager at Vauxhall […]
Last year Acumen Logistics Group gate-crashed the MT Top 100 for the first time, scant reward for a phenomenal performance over the past few years that has seen the company rise from an £8.2m turnover in 2009 to £20m in 2012.