Industry-wide pallet weight limits are more relevant to pallet networks than large operators, according to XPO Logistics MD of transport solutions Dan Myers. He told Motortransport.co.uk that because XPO has a business-wide safety standard it has control over all facets of the business, whereas a pallet network hub has less visibility where member hauliers’ practices are concerned. Myers said: “We talk less about the pallet weight issue because we’ve already dealt with it. I’m not managing a hub then dealing […]
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the transport sector throughout the world is predicted to rise for the fourth consecutive year, according to a report from KPMG.
XPO Logistics has begun raising $3.26bn (£2.1bn) to finance its takeover of Norbert Dentressangle and for other, as yet unspecified acquisitions.