XPO Logistics has sealed a long-term partnership deal with Mercedes-Benz Parts Logistics to distribute parts to all of the manufacturer’s UK retail and commercial vehicle dealerships. The logistics firm will operate over 40 routes daily from Mercedes-Benz’s European logistics centre in Milton Keynes and XPO’s overnight-delivery depots in Motherwell, Leigh, Wakefield, Gloucester and Taunton. As part of the agreement, XPO has committed to investing in 42 new trucks – largely Mercedes-Benz Actros – which will be dedicated to the partnership. […]
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