Continental Tyres has renewed and extended its warehousing and distribution contract with Norbert Dentressangle for another five years. The new part of the contract will see ND’s Rugby site used as a consolidation point for orders delivered as full loads from Continental’s manufacturing plants across Europe ahead of deliveries to wholesalers across the UK. The site will also continue to operate as Continental’s UK and Ireland NDC. The contract will also see the operator consolidate Continental’s volumes with volumes from […]
A “buoyant” UK logistics market helped Norbert Dentressangle (ND) boost overall third quarter 2012 revenue by 10% to €2.9bn. Turnover growth was reported across all three of ND’s business divisions, with much of this down to the acquisition of new business. Logistics revenue for Q3 2012 increased 6.4% compared to Q3 2011, with like-for-like income up 2%. Year-to-date, logistics division revenue is 13.7% ahead at €1.3bn (2011: €1.15bn). Transport operations fared less well in Q3, with revenue down 0.1% to […]
The Co-operative Group has completed the overhaul of its UK logistics network today (19 April) with the opening of its Castlewood DC in North Derbyshire.
Eco haulier Howard Tenens, which has pioneered a range of low carbon technologies including gas powered trucks, has completed a trial with Bridgestone proving the financial and environmental benefits of low rolling resistance tyres.