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. […]
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.
DHL has signed a deal with sporting event company Threshold Sports to be the official freight transportation for Deloitte’s Ride Across Britain, a 969 mile cycling race from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
20) Michael O’Donoghue Title: executive vice president for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, Ceva Logistics After a painful and damaging refinancing and restructuring that saw several major customers move work away, Ceva Logistics is now back on the up.