XPO Logistics completes UK acquisition

London, UK: XPO Logistics has completed its previously announced acquisition of parts of Kuehne+Nagel’s UK and Irish businesses.

Malcolm Wilson, XPO Logistics chief executive for Europe, said: “We’re pleased to complete the Kuehne+Nagel acquisition and welcome these prestigious new customers and talented colleagues  to XPO.

“We look forward to the new opportunities that have been created by the combined resources of our larger organisation.”

The transaction expands XPO’s contract logistics network in the UK and Ireland to 248 locations and around 26,000 employees. The acquired operations provide a range of logistics services, including inbound and outbound distribution, reverse logistics management and inventory management, primarily in the beverage, technology and e-commerce, and food service markets.

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