Norbert Dentressangle and Wrings Transport have been prosecuted for a second time after breaching a weight restriction in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire. The companies were among eight operators hauled before Chippenham magistrates last month after breaking the 18-tonne ban over a bridge in the town, plus a 7.5-tonne weight restriction in nearby Westbury. Both restrictions are monitored by local volunteers under Lorry Watch schemes. Wrings Transport in Gloucestershire was prosecuted in June and then appeared again before Magistrates on November […]
The Co-operative Group has completed the overhaul of its UK logistics network today (19 April) with the opening of its Castlewood DC in North Derbyshire.
Operators and logistics firms were poorly represented in the 2012 Sunday Times Rich List, published yesterday. The Barclay brothers, Sir David and Sir Frederick, owners of parcel giant Yodel, remain the richest men involved in road transport with a fortune of £2.2bn. Alastair Salvesen and family are second. The former owners of Christian Salvasen, which was sold to Norbert Dentressangle for £254m in 2007, are worth £1.3bn. Also making the list are Dawsongroup owners Peter Dawson and family. The truck […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a warehousing and distribution contract with Villa Soft Drinks. The deal involves ND making daily collections from Villa’s Bradford headquarters, with products stored at Norbert’s Wakefield site in advance of distribution. ND will provide a mix of dedicated services while some loads will be integrated into its shared-user network. Villa manufactures a range of branded bottled water, juice, carbonated drinks, including major brands Hadrian Spring Waters, Fruit Jet and Bolt Energy Drink.