Kingfisher Group has awarded logistics contracts for B&Q to XPO Logistics and Wincanton following a strategic review of its supply chain. XPO, formerly Norbert Dentressangle, has entered what Kingfisher describes as a “long-term agreement” for the management of all B&Q UK and Ireland retail and horticulture transport operations. It sees XPO run a fleet of 220 trucks and 750 trailer making up to 3,200 retail and horticulture deliveries per week in peak season to over 300 B&Q stores. XPO already […]
XPO Logistics has driven down costs to record levels in the first six months of signing a three-year deal with building materials group Etex.
The DfT has said a decision will be made in due course on the rigidity of the December deadline for operators to take up their allocations of longer semi-trailers as part of the government’s 10-year trial.
Last week the MT Tracker took a break – to compile the MT Top 100 – look out for it at the end of November. It’s no secret that our big six make the Top 100, but as for exactly where you’ll have to wait until 18 November. In the meantime, we welcome Royal Mail out of the clutches of the government and onto the Stock Exchange (and the MT Tracker) and we’ll take a look at its share price […]