Norbert Dentressangle said its transport and logistics operations are “well on course” both in terms of growth and profitability, after posting a 19% increase in first-half earnings. EBITA [earnings before interest, tax and amortisation] for all of its operations, including air and sea, rose from €55.1m (£51.9m) last year to €65.5m (£43.7m) in the first half of this year. Turnover increased 13.4% to €2.1bn (£1.67bn), compared with €1.9bn (£1.51bn) last year. In logistics, first half turnover increased 20% to €1.06bn (£840m) […]
Online fashion retailer ASOS has extended its relationship with Allport Cargo Services.
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]
Norbert Dentressangle has today (21 May) put the UK’s first 26-tonne GVW hybrid distribution truck into service. The 26-tonne , 3-axle Renault Hybrys Premium is the first of its type in the UK, and the fourth hybrid to join the Norbert Dentressangle group . The rear-steer hybrid, developed as part of Renault Truck’s Clean Tech initiative, will run out of Norbert’s specialist services site in Aylesford. It will deliver everything from vending machines to air conditioning equipment and drinks. It […]