XPO Logistics has been awarded a national distribution contract in the UK from safety equipment supplier Arco.
Arco supplies workwear, gloves and maintenance supplies to the manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, food production and public sectors.
XPO will manage the movement of up to 60,000 pallets a year from Arco’s’27,000 sq m national distribution centre in Hull. Distribution will be directed to Arco’s 11 regional hubs and onwards to customers through its own distribution network.
Neil Griffiths, Arco’s divisional director, logistics, commented: “The scale of XPO enables us to be flexible across the UK, while their technological know-how provides invaluable on-site scanning, consignment management and tracking, direct order entry and resource optimisation tools”.
Source: XPO Logistics
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