XPO Logistics’ UK distribution operation has introduced an electronic signature capture system (pictured) that will be used to provide shippers with immediate online access to delivery confirmation. XPO Logistics, which sprang into operation in Europe after the US firm took over Norbert Dentressangle in a deal announced in April, said the new proof-of-delivery (PoD) solution would allow customers to authorise invoices within minutes of a delivery being made. It should also support “near-zero” invoice discrepancies. Around 550 drivers across the […]
Former Norbert employee Kevin Richardson has been confirmed as CILT chief executive Steve Agg’s replacement.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) joined DHL earlier this week on their contract with Iceland to a delivery to central London to discover how prepared the business is for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Sunday, DHL moved a lot of its London-based accounts onto night deliveries ahead of the start of the Games. Hugh Basham, transport strategy and policy director at DHL, tells MT: “We’re doing night work for 60-plus customers and plan to continue the out-of-hours activity for […]
Malcolm Wilson was appointed CEO of XPO Logistics Europe in September 2017 – well-deserved recognition for the work he did integrating the UK operation over the previous 12 years.