A client made Norbert Dentressangle an offer it couldn’t refuse when it asked the distributor to carry two giant horses heads from Scotland to Sheffield. Its long-term customer Outokumpu Stainless commissioned the heads to mark the 100th anniversary of the discovery of stainless steel in Sheffield by Harry Brearley, a steelworker and metallurgist. The Finland-based stainless steel and high-performance alloys firm supplied the sheet materials used to form the exterior skin of the Kelpies, designed by Scottish sculptor Andy Scott. […]
Norbert Dentressangle’s logistics business saw a 4% increase in turnover during the first half of this year, with growth in the division likely to continue in the second half.
A €3.2bn (£2.3bn) acquisition of French transport and logistics giant Norbert Dentressangle by US group XPO Logistics could be just the first in a series of takeovers of European companies the Greenwich, Connecticut firm’s chairman Bradley Jacobs has said.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has announced an extension to its warehousing and distribution contract with hygiene products manufacturer Kimberly-Clark Professional for a further three years.