Poor exchange rates negated turnover growth in the UK division of XPO Logistics, according to the group’s 2016 figures. The former Norbert Dentressengle’s UK operation recorded turnover of €1.53m (£1.29m); a 1.7% drop compared to 2015’s €1.55m. However the group said that turnover in the UK had actually grown, and said at a constant exchange rate its turnover would be up 11%. Reporting to investors in the US, it noted that organic growth in XPO’s Logistics division had been offset […]
XPO Logistics has clinched a major logistics contract with food manufacturer Premier Foods.
Third-party logistics providers have this year won millions of pounds in business, taking on more work from existing customers as well as winning contracts from new clients. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the highest value and longest contract wins of 2014.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]