GXO expands shared warehousing solution GXO Direct

GXO has announced the global expansion of GXO Direct, its shared warehousing solution that offers immediate access to space, technology and services at lower cost.
Chief Commercial Officer Bill Fraine commented:  “Now more than ever, businesses are looking for cost savings, flexibility, and an experienced partner that will accelerate their growth, while delivering an exceptional customer experience. Whether a start-up or a blue chip, companies want capacity, technology and expertise to fuel growth while minimizing operating costs. Every day, we meet that need with GXO Direct. It’s shared warehousing made easy.”

GXO Direct is a shared warehouse solution available in the UK, with capabilities including omnichannel fulfillment and returns management. GXO Direct also helps companies expand sales into new channels, including e-commerce, and sharing resources helps achieve economies of scale, reduce costs, minimize environmental impact and deliver a better customer experience.

In the UK & Ireland, Clare Davies, formerly Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Clipper, will lead the new GXO Direct division. GXO Direct in the UK currently includes 30 sites covering the entire UK and serves companies of all sizes across nearly every sector, including Liberty’s of London, Sosandar, Fujitsu and many others. Davies commented:  “GXO Direct reflects the best of GXO and Clipper, pairing the expertise and global reach that allows brands to grow with an agile approach tailored to companies of any size, from the acorns to the oaks. By removing cost and complexity, we make everything simpler, serving as a one-stop shop providing all the space, value added services and leading-edge technology that companies need to grow while exceeding their customers’ expectations.”

GXO Direct UK benefits and capabilities include:

  • Flexible space: On-demand services scale up or down, with transparent, pay-as-you-grow pricing and nationwide coverage
  • Fast onboarding: Bespoke solutions, with onboarding by dedicated experts to go live in a matter of weeks
  • Cost-effective: Shared access to technology and workforce management lowers costs
  • Repairs/Refurbishment: Repair services to optimize returns for resale and ESG expertise to enhance sustainability
  • Returns Management: An agile, cost-effective solution that looks to maximize the value of returned items and increase operational efficiency

In the UK, GXO Direct gives customers access to GXO’s retail services, including:

  • Clicklink: A next day delivery service option for B2B retailers offering consumer click and collect services
  • Technical Services: Access to the UK’s leading specialist in reverse logistics for electronics retailers and manufacturers

Source: GXO