All Groupe Cat articles

  • carlson_truck
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    Carlson adopts Effitrailer telematics system

    2018-11-27T12:56:14Z

    Carlson Vehicle Transfer has adopted Michelin's Effitrailer telematics system across its fleet of 150 finished vehicle carriers. Carlson, which is owned by Groupe Cat , transports finished vehicles across the UK and Europe. The Effitrailer system measures trailer tyre pressure, as well as providing an onboard data link and electronic ...

  • GEFCO Corby-180
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    Gefco: Full of get up and go

    2018-05-15T17:13:49Z

    French transport and logistics provider Gefco started 2018 with an announcement in Paris that it was looking to cooperate more closely with its partners and customers . At the same time, the company said it was looking for international growth and new business as it continued to move beyond the ...

  • Groupe CAT LV
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    Groupe Cat appoints two new directors

    2018-01-30T15:36:33Z

    Jean-Michel Floret has been made director of the vehicle logistics division at French finished vehicle logistics provider, Groupe Cat. His promotion to the executive committee follows the Paris-based company’s acquisition last year of STVA , the finished vehicle transport arm of French state-owned rail operator SNCF. Floret began his career ...

  • White Bendy road [Converted]
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    Twists and turns in the road ahead

    2018-01-05T12:36:01Z

    The European new vehicle market has showed strength in recent years, following a long decline after the global financial and subsequent Eurozone crises; sales have mostly recovered to pre-crisis levels and continued to rise in most major EU markets throughout 2017, with the exception of the UK. The outlook for ...

  • GROUPE-CAT-BIG-1
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    Groupe Cat confirms buyout of rival STVA

    2017-11-08T12:44:36Z

    Finished vehicle logistics provider Groupe Cat has confirmed it will buy rival company STVA from French state-owned rail operator SNCF.The confirmation follows reports in May this year that Groupe Cat was in exclusive negotiations to take over the company, which generated a turnover of over €320m ($370m) last year.Neither company ...

  • STVA_opt
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    Groupe CAT in talks to buy STVA from France's SNCF

    2017-05-03T16:49:49Z

    Transport and logistics provider Groupe CAT has entered into exclusive negotiations to purchase the STVA Group from French state-owned rail company, SNCF, for an undisclosed amount. If successful, the deal would give CAT one of Europe’s largest bimodal finished vehicle logistics fleets and add a proforma €312m ($340m) to its ...

  • Consolidation - Big fish small fish
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    Consolidation in logistics: Big fish eat the little fish...

    2016-04-04T08:00:06Z

    The big players in automotive logistics are getting bigger after a record year for mergers and acquisitions, with middle players at particular risk of being subsumed. So will this trend continue?There has been a growing trend for consolidation in the third party logistics sector over the past few years, including ...