Hyundai parts supplier Mobis Parts Europe (UK) has chosen Norbert Dentressangle to provide parts delivery to dealerships across the UK. The operator will deliver vehicle parts through the night to around 360 Hyundai and Kia dealerships across the UK. Parts will be delivered in roll-cages before 8am instead of the current pre-noon delivery service provided by another unnamed supplier. Chris Wells, director of night distribution at Norbert Dentressangle, said parts distribution is a key growth area for the business. The […]
Norbert Dentressangle has revealed that it is one of the six operators involved in a trial of a new LPG system, dubbed EASI-LPG, which could improve vehicle mpg by as much as 15%.
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]
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 […]