XPO Logistics has ramped up its use of intelligent robotics ahead of the Christmas peak period. The robots, which XPO already uses in the US, work alongside XPO’s employees to help manage inventory for distribution during the seasonal peak. Manufactured by 6 River Systems, XPO’s US robotic technology partner, the mobile robots collaborate with employees and are capable of adapting quickly to changes in fulfillment. The robots guide employees to the correct inventory area, check the items picked and transport […]
A dispute with XPO Logistics over missing employee pension contributions could be brought closer to resolution following legal action being taken in the French courts, according to union Unite.
XPO Logistics has begun raising $3.26bn (£2.1bn) to finance its takeover of Norbert Dentressangle and for other, as yet unspecified acquisitions.