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. […]
The transition from Norbert Dentressangle to XPO Logistics in 2015 saw the 3PL make strong turnover gains across its three primarily road transport based activities in the UK.
A union representing workers at two XPO Logistics sites said a report earlier this week that the operator and its client House of Fraser had reached a compromise appears to be false.
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