XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with spirits company Maxxium UK. XPO has been working with the business, which owns brands including Famous Grouse scotch and Courvoisier cognac, since 1999. The operator will continue to manage storage of Maxxium UK’s products at its 125,000ft2 site in Mossend, Scotland. It is also responsible for the packaging of products. Distribution of the products is managed by XPO and fulfilled by third-party operators, organised regionally. Peter Fuller, XPO business unit director, said: “Maxxium […]
West of Scotland Heavy Haulage (WSHH) failed because Police Scotland withdrew its escort service, effectively stopping the wind turbine transport firm from completing its contracts.
The chief executive of Wincanton does not expect a wave of consolidation in the UK road transport sector, arguing that recent high-profile acquisitions have been standalone deals rather than part of a trend.
XPO Logistics has told motortransport.co.uk it is “too early to speculate” on news that it is considering selling or spinning off one or more of the company’s business units.