XPO Logistics has clinched a deal with JD Sports to consolidate the retailer’s UK supply chain for its brand GO Outdoors. The deal, which JD Sports describes as a “long collaboration”, sees XPO combine Go Outdoors stock distribution with other JD Sports brands, including Blacks, Millets and Ultimate Outdoors. It will set up a 353,000 sq ft distribution hub for JD Sports at Go Outdoor’s distribution centre in Middlewich, Cheshire. Go Outdoors, which was bought by JD Sports in 2016, […]
XPO Logistics has renewed its e-fulfilment contract with skate, snow and surfing goods retailer Surfdome.com.
Advanced Supply Chain (ASC) has won a three-year contract with Matalan to handle the fashion chain’s pre-retail distribution. The deal will see ASC deliver approximately 10 million garments a year to Matalan’s DCs. The Bradford firm says it won the contract after its audit of Matalan’s supply chain, which identified the need for additional pre-retail operations in the UK to improve stock availability. Advanced Supply Chain chief executive Mike Danby says: “Competitive retail selling prices are key to growth in […]
Unions condemn XPO Logistics decision to award US chief £57m pandemic bonus while claiming millions in UK furlough payments
XPO Logistics has defended its strategy during the pandemic after revelations that its US chief executive Brad Jacobs was paid an incentive award of up to $80m (£57m) in the same period the company was claiming millions of pounds from the UK government in furlough payments.