DFDS In 2019 DFDS Cold Chain excelled in every aspect of its business thanks to a commitment at all levels to consistently exceeding customers’ expectations. With 240 staff, up from 170 in 2018, and a fleet of 398 trucks and trailers operating from six depots from Cheshire to the Suffolk coast DFDS Cold Chain distributes chilled and frozen foods for major customers including all the large supermarkets. Last year it achieved a 35% rise in turnover and a 55% boost […]
Surging profits, a string of successful contracts and a shrewd growth plan have made Expect Distribution a stand-out performer in the haulage sector. But the Bradford-based 3PL has also made the welfare and gender diversity of its staff a top priority.
Brit European, Terberg DTS and Whirlpool UK Appliances are all shortlisted for the Technical Excellence Award, sponsored by Hankook, at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards. One of these businesses will be revealed as the winner on Wednesday 4 July when the awards takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel.
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 […]