Analysts have given a mixed response to a recent media report claiming US retail giant Home Depot had held internal talks about a potential bid to acquire XPO Logistics. The report, by US news website Recode, said an unnamed source “close to Home Depot’s strategy” had claimed the retail giant is considering a bid for the $9bn logistics company in order to prevent Amazon buying the logistics giant. XPO Logistics saw its share price soar following the report. Both companies […]
Norbert Dentressangle is to be acquired by US 3PL XPO Logistics for €3.24bn (£2.3bn) – in a deal that values ND at €2.17bn and incorporates €1.08bn of net debt – creating what both parties claim to be one of the top 10 logistics firms in the world.
Marks & Spencer has called time on its Neasden, north London DC. However, the high street retailer has said it will open a 495,000ft² clothing and home DC in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, early next year.
XPO Logistics has won a three-year contract to provide logistics for chemical and laboratory specialist VWR International.