Norbert Dentressangle has won a contract renewal from helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland. The contract covers daily UK transport of helicopter parts to the aviation and military sectors from its base in Yeovil, Somerset, for next day-delivery of a wide range of parts. ND has held the contract since 2001 and makes approximately 19,000 shipments a year. A dedicated Norbert Dentressangle Specialist Services team is based at the Yeovil site, as well in Helston, Cornwall, where customer the Royal Navy is based. […]
UPS has opened a new contract logistics centre in North Warwickshire to meet growing demand from its retail and technology customers.
XPO Logistics has begun raising $3.26bn (£2.1bn) to finance its takeover of Norbert Dentressangle and for other, as yet unspecified acquisitions.
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]