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 […]
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XPO Logistics has won a contract with Costco UK to handle the retailer’s reverse logistics for its 28 UK warehouses.
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