XPO Logistics has secured a multi-year contract renewal with brewer Carlsberg UK. The 3PL will continue to run the logistics operation for brewery production of more than 400 million litres of Carlsberg beer per year, alongside warehousing and distribution services. XPO Logistics operates three sites for Carlsberg in Northampton, receiving inbound raw materials and positioning them for the production lines. Filled bottles, cans and kegs are then moved to storage areas where they undergo quality control before the packaged products […]
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.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the transport sector throughout the world is predicted to rise for the fourth consecutive year, according to a report from KPMG.
Wincanton has taken on two senior executives from DHL Supply Chain and a senior manager from Yodel to strengthen its business development team as part of a wider strategy to drive growth.