Hermes Parcelnet pays its suppliers more quickly than any other company in the Motor Transport Top 100 top 10, an MT analysis has found. In the six months to 31 August, Hermes Parcelnet – 10th in this year’s Top 100 by turnover – was first for prompt payment, taking on average just nine days to pay its suppliers with 93% paid within 30 days and only 8% of invoices not paid within agreed terms. Second was DPDgroup UK – fifth […]
Highlands haulier Ferguson Transport (Spean Bridge) has bought Skye Transport (Crossal) for an undisclosed sum.
DSV Road MD René Falch Olesen said that the economy in 2012 had affected the firm’s profit in what was a “satisfactory” year for the operator.
MT Awards 2020: XPO’s career ‘building block’ wins Apprenticeship of the Year sponsored by Total Lubricants
XPO Logistics arrived in the UK in 2015 when it acquired Norbert Dentressangle, which itself had earlier acquired Christian Salvesen and TDG. XPO UK and Ireland HR director Mark Simmons (pictured) joined Salvesen in 2005, so he has been through the full set of mergers and takeovers, including the latest, which saw XPO complete the acquisition of the majority of Kuehne+Nagel’s UK contract logistics business in January 2021. “It was satisfying to get that accomplished despite Covid and bring a […]