The pandemic disrupted Wren’s plans and tested its resilience. But the kitchen retailer’s business model enabled it to embrace the challenges, introducing Covid-safe procedures and safely delivering 96,296 kitchens by the end of 2020. From facilities, induction and workplace training to best practice, manual handling, transport and customer service, its operations are all scrutinised for safety. The company was classified as ‘essential retail’ so continued with a skeleton office staff. Customers were communicated with via the MyAccount App, outlining new […]
Royal Mail scooped the Company of the Year accolade at the Women in Logistics (WIL) UK awards last Friday (20 September) in Solihull.
Wren Kitchens has been recognised by the DVSA with an Earned Recognition ‘best in class’ standard, after meeting all of the vehicle maintenance standards following a full compliance audit.
MT Awards 2020: XPO’s career ‘building block’ wins Apprenticeship of the Year sponsored by Total Lubricants
XPO Logistics arrived in the UK in 2015 when it acquired Norbert Dentressangle, which itself had earlier acquired Christian Salvesen and TDG. XPO UK and Ireland HR director Mark Simmons (pictured) joined Salvesen in 2005, so he has been through the full set of mergers and takeovers, including the latest, which saw XPO complete the acquisition of the majority of Kuehne+Nagel’s UK contract logistics business in January 2021. “It was satisfying to get that accomplished despite Covid and bring a […]