Poor exchange rates negated turnover growth in the UK division of XPO Logistics, according to the group’s 2016 figures. The former Norbert Dentressengle’s UK operation recorded turnover of €1.53m (£1.29m); a 1.7% drop compared to 2015’s €1.55m. However the group said that turnover in the UK had actually grown, and said at a constant exchange rate its turnover would be up 11%. Reporting to investors in the US, it noted that organic growth in XPO’s Logistics division had been offset […]
XPO Logistics has promoted its MD of European supply chain to the role of European CEO.
Wincanton says it “regrets” Unite’s call to members to reject proposals over tanker driver terms and conditions, and is hopeful that its drivers will recognise the progress made during the past eight days of negotiations between fuel distribution firms and union chiefs by voting to end the long-running dispute. The company says the new proposals are a positive step in bringing the wider industry up to the same high standards of training, health and safety provided by the six tanker […]
Norbert Dentressangle has today (21 May) put the UK’s first 26-tonne GVW hybrid distribution truck into service. The 26-tonne , 3-axle Renault Hybrys Premium is the first of its type in the UK, and the fourth hybrid to join the Norbert Dentressangle group . The rear-steer hybrid, developed as part of Renault Truck’s Clean Tech initiative, will run out of Norbert’s specialist services site in Aylesford. It will deliver everything from vending machines to air conditioning equipment and drinks. It […]