Kuehne + Nagel has opened an 36,089ft² facility in Aberdeen specifically to serve oil and gas industry customers – in a move that brings previously subcontracted container loading and North Sea trailer services in-house. Marcus Bennett, national manager at Kuehne + Nagel UK, said: “Complex logistics tasks for the oil and gas industry demand precisely tailored solutions. Here our new Aberdeen branch has a crucial role to play. Our customers will benefit from enhanced services, as we strengthen our global […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
Hervé Montjotin has been named as the new chief executive officer at French logistics group Norbert Dentressangle, following the resignation of François Bertreau. In addition to his new role, Montjotin retains his previous responsibilities as head of the group’s transport division. Montjotin has worked for Norbert Dentressangle since 1995, when he joined as human resources director . He was appointed MD in charge of organisation and human resources in 2001, before becoming head of the transport division in 2005. Group […]
Kuehne + Nagel says it is on track to reach its goals for profitable growth, despite a slip in turnover and EBITDA in its road and rail business.