Panalpina could be takeover target, say analysts – updated

International freight forwarder Panalpina could find itself the subject of a takeover bid, say two city analysts in a report. David Kerstens and Hamish Dalgarno – respectively, equity analyst and equity associate at investment banker Jefferies International – say that the Swiss-based company’s performance has been below par lately, which could lead to one of the more flush operators attempting to buy it. The analysts predict a general upsurge in mergers ... [+]

New wheels for DSV

DSV UK is investing in 50 new rigid 7.5 and 18.0 ton Volvo trucks  to replace the existing fleet and increase total number of vehicles based in Purfleet by six to handle growing volumes of domestic business. All the vehicles are fitted with tail lifts and have the latest Euro ... [+]

Kelly Dennis to head DSV customer service

DSV has appointed Kelly Dennis, based in Purfleet, as head of its customer service team. She will also be involved with DSV’s customer service training academy. [+]

DSV has space to grow in Venlo

  DSV has acquired an additional 140,000sq m of land adjacent to its facilities in Venlo, Netherlands, which it will develop with 83,000sq m of additional warehousing. It brings the forwarder’s total space at the site to 210,000sq m, not including the DSV Road cross-docking terminal 2km to the south. DSV says ... [+]

DSV opens in Macedonia

Freight forwarder DSV has opened a new office in Skopje, Macedonia – its first in the country. The office, with a staff of three, will be managed by Mr Dragan Petrushevski, who has many years of logistics experience in Macedonia as well as abroad. A new company, DSV Road DOOEL, ... [+]

DSV expands Immingham hub

Logistics operator DSV is expanding its warehouse and offices at the port of Immingham. The centre, which is being increased to a 100,000 sq ft logistics facility, will be fully operational at the end of May and has been designed to further streamline customer service levels and reinforce DSV’s UK ... [+]

DSV spreads Christmas cheer

DSV is supporting Disney Store’s annual donation of toys to charities across Scandinavia. For the past eight years, the retailer has donated thousands of soft toys to a range of children’s charities throughout Europe as part of their annual campaign ‘From our Family to yours’. This year, DSV is supporting the ... [+]

Fruitful autumn for DSV

DSV Road said that its Purfleet and Tamworth centres both handled over 10 million freight kilos for the first time on record, with Tamworth repeating the feat in October. At the same time, its UK Domestic network handled over 60,000 consignments in September and again in October, the highest on ... [+]

DSV offers Solutions in the States

DSV has set up a Solutions division in North America, saying that it has gained a large amount of contract logistics work in the region following its acquisition of US-based UTi. The new division, under Solutions president Michael Marlow, is present in 19 US states, the Canadian province of Ontario ... [+]

DSV does the daily as Pound slumps

Groupage operator DSV has stepped up its services and now serves 80% of its destinations daily, in the wake of the Pound’s devaluation. The 11% fall versus the Euro has boosted UK exports to Europe, it says. DSV now operates every day from its UK hubs to Belgium, Czech Republic, ... [+]

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