XPO Logistics has completed its spin-off of GXO Logistics, creating two independent companies. The division sees XPO continue as a provider of freight transportation services, less-than-truckload transportation and truck brokerage services, whilst GXO will become what XPO claims is “the largest pure-play contract logistics provider in the world”. The new business has been launched to focus on the growth in e-commerce and omnichannel retail and the shift toward outsourcing supply chain services. Malcolm Wilson, former chief executive of XPO Logistics […]
The transport and logistics industry is simply not ‘hip’ enough to attract new talent and needs a complete makeover if it is to compete successfully with other sectors for new recruits in coming years, professional services firm PwC has warned. In a new report, Winning the Talent Race, PwC suggests the transport and logistics sector is suffering from a poor image, including the perception of low pay and poor prospects. Pay is a particular sticking point: while the average salary […]
The RHA has begun ramping up the industry’s profile as it embarks on a 13-week campaign culminating in National Lorry Week between 16-22 November.