Paint and sealant supplier PPG Industries has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for a further 18 months. PPG, which provides paint, coatings and sealant for the UK Ministry of Defence and customers in the construction, industrial, consumer and transportation markets, has extended the contract to include next day delivery. The new contract will see Norbert make over 1,600 deliveries per month to aerospace and automotive customers. The majority of orders will be delivered during the day with a few […]
CM Downton has renewed its contract with paper and engineering specialist Glatfelter, continuing a relationship that started in the 1990s.
Fakenham, Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has reported a 56% rise in pre-tax profit, and £2.3m rise in turnover, for the year ending 31 May 2012. The firm said the increase was down to a number of factors, including a slight hardening in rates, successful efforts to improve fuel consumption, a fortuitously-timed Christmas break and a number of new contracts that helped cut empty running. Turnover at the vehicle operator rose almost 9% during the year, from £25.6m to […]
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.