Former Norbert employee Kevin Richardson has been confirmed as CILT chief executive Steve Agg’s replacement. Agg announced he was set to retire at the end of this year back in April, after almost 10 years in the role. His replacement comes with a 35 year background in logistics including four years at XPO Logistics, formerly Norbert Dentressangle, where he was European development director. Richard Wilding, chairman of the CILT Board, said: “We are delighted to announce Kevin Richardson as the […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a three-year contract with Tata Global Beverages for the UK storage and distribution of Tetley teas, with its shared-user network cited as a major factor in clinching the deal. The contract will see ND relocate the warehousing from the current Tetley warehouse at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to its own Merlin warehousing facility in Manchester, which will be shared with existing occupant, Kellogg’s. The facility will also consolidate goods from manufacturer Kimberly-Clark’s northern distribution centre […]
Operators will be charged for Fors membership from later this year, although the exact cost has not yet been revealed.
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]