XPO has joined forces with Ares Power to provide logistics services to the company as it expands its green energy operations across the UK and Ireland.

Ares Power is part of Kingdom Energy, which is owned by Shanghai Electric. The company provides a range of energy-saving products for domestic use including solar panel systems, battery storage, heat pumps, and electric vehicle charging stations.

Under the partnership XPO Logistics will provide a one-stop solution for all logistics activities, which includes customs brokerage, drayage, warehousing, and network deliveries and will digitise operations.

Steve Boardman, Ares Power UK sales director, said: “It is great to partner with XPO as our logistics provider. We wanted to partner with a provider with shared values who works with a focus on environmental impact. We look forward to working with XPO Logistics and developing our relationship further.”

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Dan Myers, XPO managing director, UK and Ireland, added: “Ares Power is a wonderful new addition to our logistics partnerships, and it is fantastic to provide multiple services to help our customer increase its business and reach in the UK and Ireland.

"Our ethos of working most environmentally fits neatly with Ares Power’s business model. We look forward to this partnership going from strength to strength.”

XPO offers a range of services including technology-enabled truckload, less-than-truckload, truck brokerage, managed transport, last mile, warehousing, and freight forwarding. The company provides customer-specific solutions across consumer, trade,events and industrial sectors.