XPO Logistics has won a national distribution contract with safety equipment manufacturer Arco, in a deal that will see it manage Arco’s £4m, 27,000m2 NDC in Hull. XPO will manage the movement of some 60,000 pallets a year for Arco from the Hull RDC to 11 regional hubs and onwards to customers through XPO’s distribution network. Neil Griffiths, divisional director, logistics at Arco, said: “The scale of XPO enables us to be flexible across the UK, while their technological know-how […]
Marks & Spencer has called time on its Neasden, north London DC. However, the high street retailer has said it will open a 495,000ft² clothing and home DC in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, early next year.
A union has condemned XPO Logistics and Sports Direct, as the House of Fraser supply chain impasse looks set to cost 300 jobs.
The acquisition of Christian Salvesen in 2007 was a watershed moment for Norbert Dentressangle. Not only did it nearly double its turnover over night (from €1.8bn in 2007 to €3.1bn in 2008) it was the catalyst for a major international acquisition spree that has seen it expand its interests into Spain, Italy, Portugal, Russia and the USA. This boom also saw it buy TDG, and its annualised turnover of £700m.