XPO wins contract with VWR International

VWR International, which supplies products to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, has awarded XPO Logistics a contract to manage distribution of products to more than 9,000 facilities across the UK. XPO will collect about 2,500 cases per day from the customer service centre in Lutterworth. It is providing dedicated transport including specialist handling of hazardous…

Clipper’s operating profit grows by 21.8pc

Clipper Logistics’ full year results show an operating profit growth of 21.8 per cent, from £14.7 million to £17.9 million. The results demonstrate a group revenue increase of 17.2 per cent, from £290.3 million to £340.1 million. “The Group is proud of its track record of consistently developing effective solutions to address the changing needs…

Amazon’s 1.1m sq ft DC completes

Amazon’s 1.1 million sq ft logistics facility at iPort, Doncaster, has completed. The retail giant invested £100 million in the new 0.5km development. The new facility at Verdion’s £500 million iPort scheme will be Amazon’s third fulfilment centre in Doncaster. It already has a fulfilment centre in Balby Carr Bank opened in 2010 and a second…