XPO Logistics has promoted its MD of European supply chain to the role of European CEO. Malcolm Wilson replaces Troy Cooper. Cooper had held the role since XPO bought Norbert Dentressangle in 2015, as well as his position as global chief operating officer (COO). Cooper continues in the global COO role. Wilson joined the business in its Norbert Dentressangle days in 2007, when he was appointed MD of logistics. Cooper described Wilson as “uniquely qualified to lead XPO Logistics Europe”. […]
Kingfisher Group has awarded logistics contracts for B&Q to XPO Logistics and Wincanton following a strategic review of its supply chain.
The explosive growth in e-commerce in recent years has left the road transport industry struggling to provide enough capacity. MT looks at the implications of this change. Today (3 December) is Cyber Monday, where consumers in the full swing of crazed Christmas-gift buying are expected to set a record and make 115 million visits to online retail sites. If Experian’s prediction is realised, it will represent a leap of 36% on the same day last year. For December as a […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a four-year contract with hand and power tool supplier Toolbank, covering distribution to stores and Christmas peak warehousing.