A €3.2bn (£2.3bn) acquisition of French transport and logistics giant Norbert Dentressangle by US group XPO Logistics could be just the first in a series of takeovers of European companies the Greenwich, Connecticut firm’s chairman Bradley Jacobs has said. Speaking the day after news of the takeover emerged, Jacobs said XPO’s move to acquire ND could result in a number of further takeovers in the next two years. “With ND, we have a whole new platform, a whole new geographic […]
Suttons Group has announced the appointment of Gilles Letard as head of commercial, Europe & Americas. Letard was formerly commercial director in the road tanker division at Norbert Dentressangle. Commenting on the new appointment, Suttons Group MD Andrew Palmer said: “Gilles brings a wealth of commercial experience to this key role. “He has a strong track record of putting into practice high levels of compliance and safety in the area of specialist services and will greatly assist our growth in […]
Foodservice provider Bidfood is looking to recruit drivers and warehouse staff at its newly opened depot in Penrith, Cumbria.
Cris Stephenson has taken on the role of UK MD at Pall-Ex, succeeding Adrian Russell who becomes group MD, and assumes exclusive responsibility for the pallet network’s European operations.