XPO Logistics has extended its contract with the Co-op, which will see it continue to deliver to stores across the south of England and Wales. XPO runs 180 tractor units on the Co-op contract, which has so far run for five years. It also utilises 300 trailers, 151 rigids and 500 drivers. Collectively, these assets will continue to deliver more than 100 million crates of Co-op goods annually. The cargo, spanning all temperature bands, will be distributed to more than 1,000 […]
The Co-operative Group has appointed Adrian Buxton as general manager at its new £20m food distribution depot in Avonmouth, which is due to open later this year. Buxton, who previously managed the group’s 320,000ft² composite DC in Thurrock, Essex, will head up the new RDC, near Bristol, which will employ up to 900 staff. He joined The Co-operative in an administrative role in 1979, before working his way up to managing food stores and moving across to logistics. Prior to […]
General Motors has extended its long-standing relationship with XPO Logistics with a three year renewal of its Vauxhall contract.
Hauliers have welcomed the Welsh Government decision to consider allowing HGVs to use bus lanes in limited circumstances.