Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.41 - Freight transport by road

700 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
20 February 2015
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2015
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


The freight transport by road and logistics company, Norbert Dentressangle, has announced that it will recruit about 700 truck drivers in France by the end of 2015. The group has currently 13,000 employees in France, including 5,000 drivers. It employs 43,000 persons internationally. Its freight transport activities have reached a turnover of €2.1 billion in 2013 (+2.6% in comparison to 2012). It is its second main activities after logistics that provides 51% of the global turnover (€ 4.6 billon in 2013, + 20.9%). The group has also announced its plan to buy 350 new trucks in 2015 from the truck manufacturer Renault Trucks.


  • 20 February 2015: Les Echos


Eurofound (2015), Norbert Dentressangle, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 78467, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/78467.