Friday 20th Oct 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

XPO opens new French hub

XPO Logistics has opened a new pallet distribution hub at Bondoufle, France. For the site, it has acquired 31 liquefied natural gas trucks, which is the largest fleet of its kind in France.

XPO opens new French hubThe vehicles are Stralis Euro VI Natural Power trucks. XPO said that it is the first transport provider in the country to ‘fully integrate gas into its standard transport offering’.

“The Bondoufle fleet investment is further proof of our focus on reducing our carbon footprint,” said Luis Angel Gomez, XPO Logistics managing director, transport solutions for Europe. “In addition to serving customers with the largest fleet in Europe, we now offer the cleanest fleet of heavy goods vehicles in the market.

“This is another significant step forward in our environmental commitment, following our inland water transport solution through the Seine and our intermodal solution in connection with the Chapelle International project: a combination of urban rail shuttle service and gas-powered road transport that will deliver goods to central Paris.”

 

 

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