Construction equipment manufacturer JCB has renewed a deal with Norbert Dentressangle to manage delivery of aftermarket parts to a network of over 100 dealer depots. The three-year, multi-million pound contract involves evening collection of parts in pre-packed pallet boxes from JCB’s World Parts Centre in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire and trunking into ND’s depot network by a dedicated vehicle fleet. This is followed by overnight delivery via ND’s shared user fleet to dealers five nights a week. Norbert Dentressangle has recently invested […]
Strong growth in its logistics division helped offset declining revenues from transport at Norbert Dentressangle last year, leaving the firm’s turnover almost 4% up with a fractional increase in profitability.
The Labour Party has pledged its support for out-of-hours deliveries, claiming smarter management of the UK road network is one of its transport priorities.
Profit at Hargreaves Services’ transport division plummeted by more than£1m in the six months to November 2015, as the company was hammered by adverse conditions in the coal, steel, construction and waste markets and unseasonably warm winter weather.