DSV’s Road division has appointed Jesper Hansen as UK managing director, following former MD René Falch Olesen’s decision to concentrate on his role as group chief commercial officer. Hansen joined DSV as traffic manager for the Benelux/France region in 1997 and worked his way up to his former role of division director domestic for Sweden in 2011. His previous role saw him manage a workforce of 330 staff across 20 sites, with an annual turnover of £200m. Hansen said: “I […]
DSV Road depots in Purfleet and Tamworth handled over 10 million kg of freight in September each – the first time the company has achieved such volumes– and the Tamworth site matched the landmark figure in October.
DSV has abandoned a bid to buy CEVA Logistics, citing a lukewarm reception to its revised offer as the reason for ending its interest in the Swiss multinational.
DSV has awarded a three-year contract to ATS Euromaster to service the tyres on its 7,000-strong European trailer fleet. The deal will see ATS Euromaster’s mobile technicians provide routine inspections and follow-up maintenance work on around 1,000 DSV trailers travelling into and out of the UK every day. Technicians will work across DSV’s 19 UK depots, as well as inspecting tyres at seafreight terminals as trailers enter the country. A roadside rapid response service will also be included in the […]