01 July 2016
XPO Logistics will once again serve as official carrier of the Tour de France, working alongside event organizer Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) to transport support equipment for all 21 stages of the world’s most famous cycle race. The 103rd edition of the Tour de France will take place from 2 to 24 July 2016.
03 June 2016
XPO Logistics unveils largest liquefied natural gas truck fleet in France at opening of new Bondoufle branch
XPO Logistics inaugurated its new pallet distribution hub at Bondoufle (Essonne department) today by unveiling a fleet of Stralis Euro VI Natural Power trucks purchased from Industrial Vehicles Corporation (Iveco). The vehicles, which run on liquefied natural gas (LNG/CNG), comprise the largest gas-powered truck fleet of its kind in France. XPO Logistics is the first transport provider in France to fully integrate gas into its standard transportation offering, building on its long-standing commitment to reduce its carbon footprint.
18 May 2016
XPO Logistics awarded eco-friendly transport Label “Objectif CO2” in recognition of outstanding environmental performance
XPO Logistics was awarded the Label “Objectif CO2” today by the French Ministry of Environment and the French Environment and Energy Agency (ADEME). The award was presented to 14 transport firms that have achieved outstanding results in managing and reducing CO2 emissions.
03 May 2016
XPO Logistics has been awarded a long-term contract with leading educational toys creator VTech for its storage and warehousing requirements in the UK. The agreement expands XPO Logistics’ longstanding support of VTech operations in Europe.
12 April 2016
Renault has extended its collaboration with XPO Logistics by awarding the company a further contract for the organisation of its transport in western France. XPO Logistics is providing a comprehensive solution for the coordination of transport flows and execution of full and part load transport operations designed specifically by XPO Logistics for Renault.
05 April 2016
Sociedade Central de Cervejas e Bebidas (HEINEKEN Group) entrusts XPO Logistics with the exclusive management of its transport services in Portugal
Under an exclusive agreement, XPO Logistics will continue to be responsible for the planning and execution of 100% of the transport requirements of SCC-Sociedade Central de Cervejas e Bebidas (HEINEKEN Group) through 2018. Sociedade Central de Cervejas e Bebidas produces and commercialises malt and beer products brewed and bottled at its Vialonga plant, including the line of SAGRES® alcoholic and non-alcoholic beers. The SCC portfolio includes some of the most prestigious international brands, such as the premium beer Heineken®. SCC owns an additional production facility in Vacariça where natural spring mineral waters are collected and bottled under the brands LUSO® and CRUZEIRO®, and also the distribution company NOVADIS. This is the second time that SCC has renewed its contract with XPO in Portugal since 2006.
22 March 2016
Chapelle International: XPO Logistics, Sogaris and Eurorail sign a collaboration agreement to set up France’s first urban rail shuttle in Paris
XPO Logistics has announced an exclusive, tripartite agreement with Sogaris and Eurorail for the design, operation and marketing of an innovative transport solution that will integrate an urban rail shuttle to serve Paris and its inner suburbs.