The transition from Norbert Dentressangle to XPO Logistics in 2015 saw the 3PL make strong turnover gains across its three primarily road transport based activities in the UK. XPO acquired ND on 8 June 2015, and renamed its legal entities on 1 December 2015 – according to its most recent filings at Companies House. In its XPO Supply Chain Business (formerly Norbert Dentressangle Logistics) turnover for the year-ending 31 December 2015 closed at £759.7m, up from £711.6m in the previous […]
A combination of winning and retaining business and improving efficiency helped turnover and pre-tax profit at Wincanton grow in the first half of this year.
Christmas has come early for XPO Logistics, which has extended its contract with toy retailer The Entertainer for a further 10 years.
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]