XPO Logistics has clinched a major logistics contract with food manufacturer Premier Foods. The long-term contract will see the operator provide inbound transport, warehousing and outbound distribution to Premier Food’s customers throughout the UK and Ireland. Premier Foods will relocate its multi-site warehousing operations to a single XPO managed national DC in Tamworth, Staffordshire under a phased transition programme which will see the centre fully operational from mid-2018. XPO is expected to manage around two million pallets a year at […]
UPS has opened a new contract logistics centre in North Warwickshire to meet growing demand from its retail and technology customers.
Toy retailer The Entertainer has renewed its tracked parcel distribution contract with City Link, quadrupling the amount of parcels it handles for the company. City Link has held the contract for eight years and will manage the retailer’s next day deliveries out of its Bicester, Oxfordshire, depot. “We are delighted to have been appointed the sole carrier for The Entertainer, especially as our tender focused purely on the service we were already providing,” said Tim Brown, sales and marketing director […]
A €3.2bn (£2.3bn) acquisition of French transport and logistics giant Norbert Dentressangle by US group XPO Logistics could be just the first in a series of takeovers of European companies the Greenwich, Connecticut firm’s chairman Bradley Jacobs has said.