Norbert Dentressangle has been appointed by Harvest Energy in a new three-year contract to distribute road fuels to commercial and retail outlets across the UK.

The new fuel distribution service commences on 5th May 2014 and will involve a core resource of dedicated vehicles. The operation will be managed by a team based at the company’s Thurrock site, and supported by the Norbert Dentressangle Tankers Flexi Fuel Fleet regional management network and central functional specialists.

All vehicles will operate with an integrated state-of-the-art tracking and driving style management system, which incorporates an automated reporting function to manage fuel efficiency and safe driving.

Simon Davis, head of sales and logistics at Harvest Energy, said: “During the exhaustive review of the provision of our road fuels distribution, Norbert Dentressangle consistently challenged the norm and came up with innovative solutions to improve our supply chain service and deliver cost efficiencies. We are looking forward to developing a long-term partnership with them.”

Ann Dawson, managing director at Norbert Dentressangle Tankers, commented: “As a major logistics business already delivering a significant amount of UK motor fuel sales, we are delighted to add Harvest Energy, which is experiencing rapid year-on-year market growth, to our expanding customer portfolio within this industry sector.”