XPO completes Dentressangle buy

XPO Logistics has completed its purchase of a 67% interest in Norbert Dentressangle, for €217.50 per share, in accordance with the previously announced agreement between the two companies. US-based XPO says the stage is now set for red trucks announcing #WEAREXPO (We are XPO) to take to the roads of Europe and will debut at the Grand Départ of the Tour de France this July, for which Norbert Dentressangle is ... [+]

Goodbye to one of the biggest names in European logistics

XPO Logistics is to buy the two thirds stake in French-based forwarding and logistics operator Norbert Dentressangle from its owning family and will launch a tender offer for its remaining shares, it was announced on 29 April. The deal, with a total transaction value of about €3.24 billion including €1.08 ... [+]

New service for the pressed-for-time shipper

Norbert Dentressangle's Air and Sea division has launched a range of time critical services, offering tailor-made solutions for urgent and specialist deliveries It has also recruited time critical expert, Stacy Rouillon, along with a dedicated team of specialists to deliver and develop the new services. These currently include secure critical ... [+]

New boss for Dentressangle Air & Sea

Loïc Gay has joined Norbert Dentressangle to lead the group’s Air & Sea division. He brings with him over 14 years air and sea freight management experience, in France, Belgium, Australia and the US. Norbert Dentressangle’s Air & Sea business achieved turnover of €206 million in 2014, up 42% from ... [+]

Fast fashion

Online fashion retailer, Missguided, has signed a seven year deal with Norbert Dentressangle to manage its international e-fulfilment operation. The two companies are jointly investing in a new, purpose-built fulfilment centre in Manchester, replacing Missguided’s existing facility in Salford. Norbert Dentressangle will take over the running of Missguided’s existing fulfilment ... [+]

More apprentics for logistics giant

With National Apprenticeship Week under way on 9 March, Norbert Dentressangle says it plans to recruit a further 100 apprentices this year. Based on feedback from both the apprentices and their managers, Norbert Dentressangle is re-launching the scheme in 2015, including increased pay rates and dedicated apprentice development programmes, Following ... [+]

 A stress-free Christmas?

Freight forwarder and logistics company Norbert Dentressangle has extended its Hong Kong to Paris service to include three airfreight consolidations per week into the UK. It has secured block space agreements with a number of airlines. Transit time is two days to Heathrow and Manchester. The company also offers a daily ... [+]

Aircraft on ground service for Ireland

The Air & Sea division of Norbert Dentressangle has launched a new 'aircraft on ground' service in Ireland to support the time-critical movement of aerospace parts. As with its existing AOG desks in Paris and London, it provides a complete range of services including hand carry, taxi, baggage transfer and ... [+]

Norbert Dentressangle recruits US expert

Norbert Dentressangle has appointed Christophe Bigot to head its US air and sea business. He will build on the logistics giant's forwarding expertise in the hi-tech, luxury and fashion goods, aerospace, chemicals and project cargo sectors, and advance the company’s position as a major player on the US-Europe, US-Far East ... [+]

Two longer trailers for Mitsubishi Electric

Norbert Dentressangle has invested in two 15.65 metre trailers for its Mitsubishi Electric Europe contract, as part of the Department for Transport’s trial of two longer trucks. It follows introduction of a diesel/electric hybrid to the 20-strong dedicated vehicle fleet last year. [+]

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