Andrew Baxter, MD of Europa Worldwide Group, has said that the international groupage specialist “feels like a different business” just two years after he acquired a 90% stake in the Dartford-based operator. His comments came after Europa published figures for the financial year-ending 31 December 2014, during which it had a turnover of £79.8m, up from £73.2m in the previous year. However it made a pre-tax loss of £202,935, after exceptional items, compared to a pre-tax profit of £86,473. Baxter […]
Birmingham-based logistics firm LTS Global Solutions has taken on Jeff Broom, former exhibition services manager at Europa Worldwide Logistics, to head up its newly launched event logistics division.
The European Commission (EC) believes “substantial remedies are needed” before the proposed takeover of TNT Express by UPS can be cleared. In a merger review speech made on Friday (2 November), Joaquín Almunia, EC vice-president responsible for competition, said that “serious competition concerns would arise” if it went ahead without revisions. Last month the EC revealed that approval would only come if the resulting company would be challenged enough by other parcel firms. TNT Express and UPS have since received […]
Norbert Dentressangle has signed a new seven year deal with online retailer Missguided, a move that will see ND take control of Missguided’s current fulfilment centre in Salford on 30 March.