Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the transport sector throughout the world is predicted to rise for the fourth consecutive year, according to a report from KPMG. The analysis predicts the amount raised by completed M&A transactions this year will exceed £52bn, surpassing last year’s figure of £48bn. Freight and logistics M&A activity specifically has quadrupled since 2013, according to the report. Completed transactions worth £7.2bn were recorded for the year, which rose to £31.4bn in 2015, with a further […]
Norbert Dentressangle has signed a three-year contract extension with Vauxhall Motors for the overnight distribution of parts. ND has worked with Vauxhall for 12 years and the extension sees the operator deliver parts to 300 Vauxhall and Chevrolet retailers across the UK. ND has also spent £1m on 35 new trailers serving the contract, which sees it collect orders from Vauxhall’s parts distribution centre in Luton for onward delivery direct to retailers overnight. Peter Durham, warehouse operations manager at Vauxhall […]
A driver at Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has become the first person in the UK to receive a Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP) – the new industry training standard for the fuel distribution sector.
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.