A fire that destroyed stock at Asos’s Norbert Dentressangle-operated DC in Barnsley is currently under investigation by police. The fire broke out on Friday evening (20 June) at the DC and forced the online retailer to stop taking orders until 2am this morning whilst the warehouse was cleaned up. It estimated that 20% of its stock had been damaged by the fire and sprinklers. A spokeswoman for Norbert Dentressangle, which won the £100m three-year deal to manage the DC last […]
Shanks Waste Management has appointed Norbert Dentressangle to manage European export of low carbon fuel from its Kettering and Glasgow materials recycling facilities.
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has extended its contract with Tour de France organiser Amaury Sport Organisation to remain the event’s official transport provider until 2018. The logistics firm has handled the transportation of equipment needed for the race for the past 30 years, including materials for the ‘Start’ and ‘Finish’ villages such as security banners, the podium and the timekeeping unit. For this year’s 99th Tour de France, culminating in an historic win for British cyclist Bradley Wiggins, a dedicated fleet […]