XPO Logistics has ousted DHL from its warehousing and distribution deal with frozen food retailer Iceland. The five-year deal to manage Iceland’s distribution and warehousing operation, estimated to be worth approximately £500m, sees DHL replaced by XPO Logistics after an eight-year run. It is the largest contract XPO Logistics, previously Norbert Dentres-sangle, has landed in Europe. XPO Logistics will oversee Iceland’s DCs in Warrington, Enfield, Livingston and Swindon, running all warehousing activities, nationwide distribution to Iceland’s 850 stores, primary collections […]
Company Shop Group has boosted its fleet with six DAF XF 480 tractors and six Grey & Adams dual compartment refrigerated trailers, all fitted with safety features to comply with London’s Direct Vision scheme.
Baxter Freight has announced record first half-year results, despite facing both the ‘once in a lifetime’ effects of the pandemic and the complexities of Brexit.
The European Commission (EC) is to probe potential competition concerns in the small parcels sector, particularly international express services, if UPS’s takeover of TNT Express goes ahead. Dutch-owned TNT Express and US parcel giant UPS are two out of the four ‘integrators’ operating within Europe (integrators are companies that control an air and road small package delivery network throughout Europe and beyond and are capable of offering the broadest portfolio of such services). The other integrators classified by the EC […]