It has emerged that Norbert Dentressangle, taken over last month by US firm XPO Logistics, was ordered in March to pay a former employee more than £8,000 for unfair dismissal, after sacking him last year for what his employer deemed was a sexually suggestive picture posted on his Facebook page. In an employment tribunal hearing in Glasgow, judge Robert Gall was told that Faisal Auld, a chargehand at ND’s Falkirk DC, had been sacked by site manager Margaret Farquharson after […]
Norbert Dentressangle has signed a three-year contract extension with Vauxhall Motors for the overnight distribution of parts. ND has worked with Vauxhall for 12 years and the extension sees the operator deliver parts to 300 Vauxhall and Chevrolet retailers across the UK. ND has also spent £1m on 35 new trailers serving the contract, which sees it collect orders from Vauxhall’s parts distribution centre in Luton for onward delivery direct to retailers overnight. Peter Durham, warehouse operations manager at Vauxhall […]
Underlay and flooring accessory manufacturer Interfloor has outsourced its transport to Norbert Dentressangle, in a three-year multi-million pound deal. The operation involves more than 100 outbound movements from Interfloor’s production sites in Haslingden, Lancashire and Scotland’s Dumfries. ND will use a new fleet of 19 artics with cutainside-trailers and 11 (18-tonne) rigids to handle the outbound movements. It will also make more than 500 customer deliveries a week. Ian Merrifield, operations manager at Interfloor, said: “We are committed to improving […]
Although Clugston can trace its roots back almost 120 years to 1895, when the grandfather of current chairman John Clugston set up a builders merchants in Scunthorpe, it celebrated its official 75th anniversary since incorporation last year.