XPO Logistics has won a contract with Pearson Education to distribute courseware and assessment materials in the UK. Pearson, which provides educational materials, e-learning programs, and assessment services for schools, corporations, students, and clinicians in 70 countries, has relocated distribution from Belgium to the UK under the deal. The relocation allows the company to shorten lead times for deliveries to its customers while gaining greater visibility and seasonal flexibility. The contract will also see XPO use its technology to manage […]
French yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait has extended its contract with chilled food and drink specialist NFT for a further three years. The contract involves NFT storing up to 500,000 cases a week at its Daventry depot, repacking products to meet UK requirements, and delivering to all the major UK retailers nationwide. This is in addition to a number of local convenience stores. It also involves the provision of order progress information via NFT’s customer portal. Flore Belbis, Yoplait logistics director, said […]
Howard Tenens has climbed into the saddle with Ariat Europe, after it signed a five-year contract with the equestrian footwear and clothing brand.
Norbert Dentressangle has been officially purchased by XPO Logistics. The deal to acquire 67% of the business from the Norbert family has gone through less than six weeks after an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) bid was made by the US firm for the business.