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 […]
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]
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.
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.