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 […]
XPO Logistics has seen off competitors to clinch a deal with fashion brand Ted Baker to manage its new pan-European DC.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the transport sector throughout the world is predicted to rise for the fourth consecutive year, according to a report from KPMG.
Norbert Dentressangle has been officially purchased by XPO Logistics. The deal to acquire 67% of the business from the Norbert family has gone through less than six weeks after an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) bid was made by the US firm for the business.