Elddis Transport MD Nigel Cook has been appointed chairman of the High Cube Network, a consortium of eight operators, including Elddis, S&R Smith and Sons and Owens Transport, that was launched in April. Cook announced his appointment in a tweet: “So apparently I became the chairman of the High Cube Network today. If I needed a new job, I would have a canny CV!” The network specialises in serving customers who have problems with cubing out before they weigh out. […]
A 55% rise in turnover at Norbert Dentressangle’s UK group company Norbert Dentressangle Logistics was achieved last year as a result of cost reductions, new business and the first full year’s effect of the acquisition of TDG in October 2011.
Norbert Dentressangle has reported a 9.1% increase in pre-tax profit on the back of an 8.5% increase in annual turnover for 2012.
A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite.