XPO Logistics has won a three-year contract to provide logistics for chemical and laboratory specialist VWR International. XPO will manage distribution of the firm’s pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial and healthcare, products across 9,000 UK facilities. It will be required to make next-day and timed deliveries, while handling hazardous goods and substances that require temperature-controlled operations. VWR chose XPO because of its strong safety record, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditations, and expertise in handling hazardous, time-sensitive goods. The operation will […]
2015 saw some shocks in the market; FedEx bidding for TNT Express; XPO Logistics buying Norbert Dentressangle and BCA Marketplace buying Eddie Stobart’s automotive business. But they weren’t the only acquisitions in a year packed with M&A activity. We take a look at some of the deals that changed the industry.
XPO Logistics, formerly Norbert Dentressangle, has renewed its contract with Tesco for the management of the retailer’s Recycling Service Units (RSUs) across the UK and Ireland.
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.