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One of the fastest growing providers of transportation logistics in North America, XPO Logistics, has entered into a definitive agreement with Norbert Dentressangle to acquire a majority interest in the Lyon based global provider of contract logistics.
As Multimodal 2015 enters its final day at the NEC Birmingham (Halls 6, 7 and 8) the event looks set to break its previous records. This year, the UK and Ireland’s premier logistics event, features a record 295 exhibiting stands. Event director Robert Jervis has predicted that the final visitor total will exceed 8,000 (last year it attracted 7,100).
Last year the Freight Transport Association urged haulage companies to equip their vehicles with multi-camera systems. The call followed a 50% rise in crash-for-cash incidents within less than 12 months.
The world’s safest, first fully-automated, zero emissions container terminal will set new standards of safety, productivity and sustainability
GB Railfreight, GRS Roadstone and Northampton Saints marked the rugby club’s recent success in the Aviva premiership by naming one of the rail freight company’s Class 66 locomotives ‘Northampton Saints’.