XPO Logistics and Nestlé are jointly creating a highly-automated warehouse in Leicestershire that will act as a distribution centre for Nestlé and provide a technology testbed for XPO. The 638,000 ft² warehouse, being billed as ‘a digital warehouse of the future’, will be custom-built at Segro’s East Midlands Gateway Logistics Park. It will include advanced sorting systems and robotics alongside automation that will be co-developed by Swisslog Logistics Automation. When the warehouse opens in 2020 it will use predictive data […]
XPO Logistics’ UK distribution operation has introduced an electronic signature capture system (pictured) that will be used to provide shippers with immediate online access to delivery confirmation.
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