XPO Logistics has begun providing UK distribution for Samsung Climate Solutions (SCS), handling last mile deliveries of its heating, ventilation and air conditioning products. The service is managed from 10 regional hubs using a fleet of 18-tonne, tail-lift trucks and sophisticated tracking technology. XPO is also providing Samsung and its customers with real-time notification and delivery scheduling on XPO’s Trax app. Dan Myers, XPO MD of transport in the UK and Ireland, said: “The strong collaboration between Samsung and XPO […]
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
The NHS has drafted in DHL Supply Chain to support the running of six Nightingale field hospitals set up to provide emergency care to COVID-19 patients.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has relaunched its Delivering Your Future website, which aims to get young people interested in a career in logistics. Although officially launched in November 2011, SfL is making a new marketing push with backing from the likes of DHL and the FTA, in a bid to boost the website’s profile and get its message out to a wider audience. Delivering Your Future is tailored to 11 to 19 years olds. It features company profiles of the […]