In July 2014, Norbert Dentressangle announced that it would be acquiring Jacobson Companies, a United States based 3PL, for $750 million. Jacobson Companies was then the third largest 3PL in the world. Norbert Dentressangle operates from five hundred sites in twenty European countries, and employs 33,000 people.
On 28 April 2015, the group XPO Logistics announced a $3.56 billion (3.24 billion euros) deal to acquire Norbert Dentressangle, including acquired debt. The acquisition was completed on 8 June 2015.