XPO Logistics has signed a“multi-million pound” contract with door manufacturer Door-Stop International. The three year deal will see XPO move more than 10,000 doors for the Masonite group subsidiary. The operator will provide an end-to-end service for Door-Stop, starting at the manufacturer’s Nottingham site. Bulk deliveries will be made to XPO’s Rochester and Gloucester depots, after which two-man XPO teams will take doors out for delivery in a fleet of Door-Stop branded vans. Efficiency is particularly important to the operation, […]
Clipper Logistics has had its contract with fashion retailer New Look extended to July 2019.
A significant number of contract wins in XPO Logistics’ Supply Chain and Transport Solutions divisions more than offset a decline in dry bulk volumes during XPOs first full financial year of trading since it acquired Norbert Dentressangle in 2015.
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]