XPO Logistics has begun managing building-product manufacturer British Gypsum’s transport requirements. The operator said that following the start of the contract, which is live now, it would create an “integrated transportation network” for its client making use of XPO Connect software. XPO Connect is a cloud-based digital freight marketplace, which it launched into the UK market earlier this year. The software matches supply with demand across the 3PL’s transportation ecosystem and features virtual tools for the buying and selling of capacity. […]
Kitchen supplier Howdens Joinery has awarded a three-year contract to Wincanton, after ending its relationship with DHL Supply Chain earlier this year.
Menzies Logistics Solutions has won a three year contract with WHSmith, worth £1.5m.
Yusen Logistics has renewed its contract with Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK), a contract it has held since 2008.