XPO Logistics is flexing its muscles and partnering with sports event organiser Ironman to transport its race infrastructure across Europe. Teams of XPO drivers will operate a dedicated truck fleet to set up in advance of more than 20 races scheduled in 2021 alone. It has long track record of providing logistics services for sporting events, including 40 years with the Tour de France, with responsibility for transporting equipment between race stages and venues. Read more New XPO hub deal […]
International operators suffered due to weak rates during Christmas 2012 due to the recession across most of the Continent, according to an online international backloads service.
Wincanton has signed a contract renewal with WH Smith, which will see its relationship with the high street retailer reach two decades. The logistics provider has won a three-year extension, as part of a collaborative transport agreement, that sees it delivering for a mixture of 30 retailers and manufacturers. By sharing loads it has enabled Wincanton to reduce the number of deliveries it makes, splitting costs among participants while cutting carbon emissions. Paul Durkin, business unit director at Wincanton, says: […]
Pall-Ex has revamped its international pallet services, in a bid to allow customers and members to arrange overseas deliveries easily via a single booking transaction.