The transition from Norbert Dentressangle to XPO Logistics in 2015 saw the 3PL make strong turnover gains across its three primarily road transport based activities in the UK. XPO acquired ND on 8 June 2015, and renamed its legal entities on 1 December 2015 – according to its most recent filings at Companies House. In its XPO Supply Chain Business (formerly Norbert Dentressangle Logistics) turnover for the year-ending 31 December 2015 closed at £759.7m, up from £711.6m in the previous […]
With UK banks under constant fire for failing to lend to British businesses, it is refreshing to talk to a banker who is positively eager to work with UK operators. Graham Winslet is sales director of BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the strongest banks in the world (rated AA by Standard & Poor’s). He is responsible for growing the CV contract hire business, which currently owns around 15,000 CVs in France and the UK.
Abbey Logistics Group is to reboot its expansion strategy following a “self-imposed” pause on growth during 2015.
Container haulier Pentalver Cannock said a rise in turnover and pre-tax profit during 2017 was essentially down to the continuing improvement in trading conditions since the economic downturn.