An XPO Logistics graduate has spent the last six months in Uganda helping to build up a driver training programme, as demand for qualified commercial drivers grows. Ellie Lynch worked as a project officer with charity Transaid to engage with private sector transport companies and recruit them into the Road Safety Programme at the Safe Way Right Way Uganda centre. As well as supporting recruitment, her role in Kampala also included examining driver training activities and tracking data trends relating […]
XPO Logistics has extended its contract with Izco Food Group subsidiary Daloon Foods.
MT Awards 2020: XPO’s career ‘building block’ wins Apprenticeship of the Year sponsored by Total Lubricants
XPO Logistics arrived in the UK in 2015 when it acquired Norbert Dentressangle, which itself had earlier acquired Christian Salvesen and TDG. XPO UK and Ireland HR director Mark Simmons (pictured) joined Salvesen in 2005, so he has been through the full set of mergers and takeovers, including the latest, which saw XPO complete the acquisition of the majority of Kuehne+Nagel’s UK contract logistics business in January 2021. “It was satisfying to get that accomplished despite Covid and bring a […]
In April US 3PL XPO Logistics surprised the European logistics market with an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) offer for French giant Norbert Dentressangle (ND).