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 braking system ...

  • 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 ...