Norbert Dentressangle and the UK arm of customer Mitsubishi Electric Europe have jointly purchased a Daf LF Hybrid. The 12-tonne diesel/electric hybrid has joined the operator’s dedicated distribution fleet, which moves large industrial air conditioning units, Ecodan heating systems, spare parts and instruction manuals, for Mitsubishi Electric Europe. Norbert Dentressangle has handled UK distribution for the manufacturer since 2008, and typically handles 300 orders per day with a mix of vehicles from 7.5-tonne to 18-tonne delivering the palletised goods. The […]
The head of Norbert Dentressangle’s (ND) UK logistics believes 2012 will see the operation cement its number one spot in ND’s overall international operations as the business shifts into another gear following the integration of TDG. In ND’s latest results, the UK outperformed all other countries to become its logisitic division’s key revenue contributor in 2011, generating 41% of the total. ND Logistics UK MD Malcolm Wilson tells MT.co.uk: “We’re in a great place; the business has a renewed scale […]
Richard Morson, the former finance director at Norbert Dentressangle, has joined Bibby Distribution in the same, newly-created, role. Bibby has created a finance director position to strengthen its senior management – Morson was also formerly group financial controller at TDG and has 11 years experience in the industry. “[Morson] is an advocate of the importance of finance as a value added service to the business through active business partnering,” said Paul Cullingford, chief financial officer at Bibby. “He also has […]
The European Commission (EC) has hit Scania with a €881m (£771m) fine after concluding that it broke EU antitrust rules.