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. […]
Hoyer Petrolog has signed an agreement with World Fuel Services to provide transport aviation fuel in Scotland.
XPO Logistics has renewed its warehousing and distribution contract with fire safety equipment manufacturer Kidde Safety for a further two years.
The Unite union has suspended strike action planned for today (5 June) by 51 warehouse workers at a DHL Supply Chain-run site in West Thurrock, Essex to allow a “window of opportunity for positive talks”.