The UK division of XPO Logistics Europe, formerly Norbert Dentressangle, will “ramp up” even further in 2016, after “strong demand” saw turnover rise 16% year-on-year. Reporting its results to the year ending 31 December 2015, the company said the UK division saw turnover increase 16% year-on-year from €1.34bn (£1.05bn) in 2014 to €1.6bn (£1.2bn) in 2015. The UK accounts for 28.7% of XPO’s overall turnover. XPO Logistics CEO Bradley Jacobs told analysts the UK division was experiencing “strong demand” with […]
Norbert Dentressangle has renewed its contract with Tesco to manage 12 of its recycling service units (RSUs) and won a new contract to maintain the retailers loose equipment fleet. The new contract will see ND service and maintain more than a million roll cages, as well as trays, buckets and dollies for Tesco providing repair services at the supermarket chain’s 22 distribution centres in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Tesco RSU network was set up in 1995 and handles […]
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]
XPO Logistics has won a new contract with Lancashire joinery specialist Performance Doorset Solutions (PDS) that will see it be responsible for some 50 movements per week.