XPO helps give drinks firm a Rude awakening

XPO has shipped a Rude Boy party bus to the Caribbean. It advertises the Rude Boy drink which, since its launch in 2017 has since become the fastest growing ready-to-drink product in the Caribbean, selling over 50 million bottles in 2023. (‘Rude Boy’ in this context refers to a culture strongly associated with ska and other Jamaican music genres and not ill-mannered youth.) Rude Boy established a UK company in 2020 ... [+]

XPO lady drivers get together

XPO is holding its fourth annual Female Drivers Forum today at the company’s national distribution centre in Crick, Northamptonshire. As in previous years, all XPO Logistics female drivers are invited to attend the Forum, which is designed to provide a safe space to bring any matters of concern to the attention ... [+]

XPO offers more pay for mums- and dads-to-be

XPO has enhanced its maternity benefits for soon-to-be and new parents. Currently, in the UK, XPO employees – or those adopting children – are entitled to Enhanced Maternity Pay after one year of service. Now, after two years of service, employees are entitled to having the first six weeks of ... [+]

Less CO2 as XPO goes HVO

US-owned logistics operator XPO has eployed hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) and electric-powered vehicles in its UK operations. The green vehicles were initially used on test routes covering nearly 3,000 miles in the UK and Ireland, where they reduced CO2 emissions by over 4 tonnes. Paul Hayes, XPO's director of asset light ... [+]

Longer is greener for XPO

XPO has introduced 30 additional longer semi-trailer vehicles into its UK and Ireland fleet. It says they will reduce CO2e emissions by almost 1,000 tonnes a year by boosting capacity by 180% compared to a single deck trailer. [+]

XPO signs France-wide delivery deal

US owned logistics company XPO has signed a partnership with Metro Markets for palletised distribution and last-mile delivery for its new logistics platform for non-food e-commerce at France's leading foodservice supplier. Metro Marketplace, which has already been launched in Italy, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, and Germany offers a wide range of ... [+]

XPO launches Italy-Germany train

US-owned logistics company XPO has launched a multimodal route between Italy and Germany. It uses rail for 900km (560 miles) from Domodossola to Duisburg, mainly to carry retail goods, food, and automotive components., saving about 1 ton of CO2 for each load carried. XPO uses P400 semi-trailers, which are linked by GPS ... [+]

XPO hits carbon targets six months early

US-owned logistics company XPO has achieved carbon neutral status for its 350,000sq ft UK and Ireland headquarters and national distribution hub at Crick, Northamptonshire 12 months ahead of plan, according to the company’s sustainability commitment. It was awarded the status by Carbon Neutral Britain in June this year, after reducing its ... [+]

XPO to energise Ares Power supply chain

XPO has joined forces with Ares Power which provides energy-saving products for households and companies. Ares Power which is is part of Kingdom Energy, in turn owned by Shanghai Electric will use XPO's services including customs brokerage, drayage, warehousing and network deliveries. In addition to its UK office in Holmes ... [+]

XPO offers two weeks’ pay to parents-to-be

XPO has enhanced paid paternity leave in the UK and Ireland to up to two weeks of full pay. The policy applies to new parents, either by birth or through adoption and will apply to all colleagues in any relationship. It is one of a range of policies being brought in ... [+]

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