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. […]
DHL Express is planning to invest £30m in its network of depots and hubs over the next four years. UK and Ireland chief executive Phil Couchman revealed exclusively to MT that the logistics giant plans to expand capacity nationwide as a result of demand for international express deliveries over the past 12 months.
Sovereign Transport has won a contract to become the sole haulier for online bathroom retailer Victorian Plumbing.