XPO offers shared-user solution

XPO Logistics is to relocate Groupe SEB’s UK warehousing operation to its shared user facility at West Hallam, Derby as part of a multi-million pound, long-term contract extension with the domestic appliance firm. It will receive daily loads, mostly from France and China. XPO Logistics already provides transport services to SEB in France, Spain and Portugal and at the broader European level. [+]

XPO to manage Ted Baker site

XPO Logistics has finalised a long-term agreement with lifestyle brand Ted Baker to manage its new pan-European distribution centre. The company is consolidating its existing distribution sites into a single centre near Derby.   [+]

XPO ‘failed to honour promises to workers’

The US Teamsters union says that XPO Logistics broke promises to not lay off any workers for at least 18 months after it took over Norbert Dentressangle. French workers and their unions have been facing attempts to slash jobs and that similar struggles are taking place in the UK and ... [+]

XPO makes apprentices pledge

With National Apprenticeship Week getting under way today (14 March), XPO Logistics – which recently acquired Norbert Dentressangle - has announced plans to recruit at least 120 apprentices in the UK this year. Since first launching its apprenticeship programme in 2013, XPO Logistics has recruited over 270 apprentices across 60 sites ... [+]

XPO man to lead CILT

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK has appointed former XPO Logistics European development director Kevin Richardson as its new chief. He takes over from Steve Agg, who is stepping down on 1 January.   [+]

Choppers on the move with XPO

AgustaWestland has tasked XPO Logistics with moving eight helicopters from to the UK for the Brazilian navy. The helicopter firm will replace engines and systems on the Lynx Mk21A machines at its facility in Yeovil, Somerset. It will then return the refurbished helicopters by air and sea freight. [+]

XPO launches Morocco service

XPO Logistics – which recently took over French and UK-based operator Norbert Dentressangle - has launched a new pallet distribution and groupage service between Europe and Morocco. Customers are now able to ship from Europe to any destination in Morocco by using XPO’s European and domestic less-than-truckload (LTL) network service, ... [+]

The big just got bigger: XPO to buy Menlo parent, Con-Way

US-based XPO Logistics, recent purchaser of French-owned Norbert Dentressangle, is now buying fellow US transportation concern, Con-Way, including its Menlo Logistics forwarding and freight arm. The latest deal will make XPO the second-largest less-than-truckload provider in North America. Con-Way operates 582 locations and has 30,000 employees, with estimated revenues of $5.7 billion ... [+]

XPO completes Dentressangle buy

XPO Logistics has completed its purchase of a 67% interest in Norbert Dentressangle, for €217.50 per share, in accordance with the previously announced agreement between the two companies. US-based XPO says the stage is now set for red trucks announcing #WEAREXPO (We are XPO) to take to the roads of ... [+]

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