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XPO Logistics proves to be a perfect match for high-end fashion retailer

Online luxury fashion retailer, MATCHESFASHION.COM has reaffirmed its relationship with XPO Logistics with a new contract. MATCHESFASHION.COM originally outsourced its global warehousing, e-fulfilment, retail and distribution operations to XPO Logistics in late 2013. This strategy has allowed MATCHESFASHION.COM to remain focused on its core sales, technology and marketing activities, with …

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Mercedes-Benz Actros takes the field for GLW Feeds

Leicestershire-based farm industry supplier GLW Feeds is running the first of a new breed of trucks, in the shape of a pair of Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units. GLW runs 30 articulated and rigid vehicles from its headquarters in Shepshed, near Loughborough. All had been Swedish-built but, says Transport Manager Andy …

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Van drivers face increasing dangers

Van operators must remind their drivers of the increased dangers of winter driving, according to The Fuelcard People. Steve Clarke, group marketing manager, has commented upon a joint publication from the Department of Transport and the National Office for Statistics, Modelling the impact of the weather on road casualty statistics. …

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AEB releases GTM Agenda 2016 study results: benefits of collaboration outweigh concerns

Cooperating closely with supply chain partners and working together to optimise workflows results in critical competitive advantages. This is the view of four out of five global trade and logistics experts (82.6%), according to latest research by software provider AEB and the University DHBW in Stuttgart (Germany). Their annual research …

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Walker Logistics announce senior appointment

Berkshire-based fulfilment specialist, Walker Logistics, has announced the appointment of Colin Blackall to the position of Senior Operations Manager. Colin began his career in logistics in 1996 with Sainsburys and has held senior operations management roles with Entertainment UK, Ann Summers and 3663. He joins Walker from Wincanton where he …

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XPO Logistics, the new control tower for Siniat

Since July 2015, XPO Logistics has been managing the European transport planning for Siniat, a leading supplier of drywall, insulation and finishing work for the construction sector, via its KeyPL® management solution. Siniat is a member of the Etex group, a global leader in sustainable construction. The XPO Logistics teams …

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New £1.5 million contract for Geodis UK

Geodis UK, part of the leading global logistics and supply chain operator group Geodis, has won a major new two-year contract worth in excess of £1.5 million with renowned whisky blenders, Chivas. Geodis’ Stirling branch, formerly Geodis Barbour and a specialist in whisky distribution , has worked with Chivas for …

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