XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been awarded a multi-year contract renewal by Arco, the UK’s largest supplier of safety equipment, workwear and safety services.
XPO provides Arco with an integrated, digitally managed transport solution for less-than-truckload (LTL) distribution in the UK. The shared network uses XPO technology to manage direct order entry, track freight consignments and deploy resources. 4G scanners at the Arco site improve trunk utilisation before onward shipping to 11 LTL sites.
Neil Griffiths, divisional director of logistics, Arco, said, “We have seen a continuous improvement in distribution performance over the two years of our partnership with XPO. This has helped us strengthen our supply chain relationships at all levels. We look forward to our ongoing collaboration.”
Dan Myers, managing director, transport – UK and Ireland, XPO Logistics, said, “Our team is excited to provide Arco with a transformative solution to support their UK expansion. Our investments in dynamic, multichannel solutions continue to deliver value for our customers.”