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 […]
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