St Austell Brewery has renewed its UK distribution contract with XPO Logistics From its Avonmouth facility, XPO Logistics transports products from St Austell Brewery’s manufacturing site and Cornish DC in St Columb, to consolidation depots and regional DCs across the country. XPO Logistics’ high service levels, national network and supply chain expertise are instrumental in supporting the brewery’s growth plans. Kevin Andrews, St Austell Brewery supply chain manager, said: “XPO Logistics has established a strong platform to provide an excellent […]
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 […]
Cambridgeshire-based ambient food logistics specialist Bretts Transport has said it anticipates “a good profitable year” after reporting a 9.5% increase in turnover for the 12 months to the end of March.
Norbert Dentressangle is to be acquired by US 3PL XPO Logistics for €3.24bn (£2.3bn) – in a deal that values ND at €2.17bn and incorporates €1.08bn of net debt – creating what both parties claim to be one of the top 10 logistics firms in the world.