XPO Logistics has won a three-year contract to provide logistics for chemical and laboratory specialist VWR International. XPO will manage distribution of the firm’s pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial and healthcare, products across 9,000 UK facilities. It will be required to make next-day and timed deliveries, while handling hazardous goods and substances that require temperature-controlled operations. VWR chose XPO because of its strong safety record, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditations, and expertise in handling hazardous, time-sensitive goods. The operation will […]
Poor exchange rates negated turnover growth in the UK division of XPO Logistics, according to the group’s 2016 figures.
Hundreds of jobs at XPO Logistics’ depot in Stone, Staffordshire are under threat after Sainsbury’s decision to transfer its operations to a new national DC.
Industry-wide pallet weight limits are more relevant to pallet networks than large operators, according to XPO Logistics MD of transport solutions Dan Myers.