Norbert Dentressangle has appointed two new managing directors to head up its transport and distribution & logistics divisions in the UK. Dan Myers takes the reins as MD of Norbert Dentressangle Transport and Distribution UK, while Richard Cawston steps up as MD of Norbert Dentressangle’s UK Logistics division. Between them, the pair have a combined 27 years’ service at the business: Myers started out on the company’s graduate programme and most recently held a post of business unit director in […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a 10-year contract renewal with Shop Direct Group (SDG) for the warehousing of its ‘two-man delivery’ products. The logistics giant will be responsible for the receipt, inspection, picking, dispatch and returns management of products requiring two-man delivery, such as furniture and white goods. Distribution will be handled by parcels firm Yodel. The furniture operation is based at ND’s warehouse in Wrexham, North Wales and the white goods operation at a second site at Hooton, near […]
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]
Poor exchange rates negated turnover growth in the UK division of XPO Logistics, according to the group’s 2016 figures.