XPO Logistics Wins Contract with Toyota Material Handling

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been awarded a contract to expand its management of transport operations in France for Toyota Material Handling, a worldwide leader in material handling equipment and automated solutions.

XPO has developed a customized solution for Toyota Material Handling France that utilizes innovative technology for end-to-end visibility, tracking and returns management. An XPO technology team designed a mobile application specifically for Toyota, with full network integration and a quality control capability.

The contract expands on the current partnership between the two companies, under which XPO manages loading and unloading at Toyota’s sites in Bussy-Saint-Georges (Ile-de-France), Dagneux (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) and Nantes (Loire-Atlantique), as well as delivery to customers throughout the country.

Eric Loustau, supply chain director of Toyota Material Handling France, said, “With XPO, we’ve found the right logistics partner to handle our operations smoothly and support our growth. We are impressed by XPO’s commitment to systematically look for ways to improve efficiency, traceability and competitiveness.”

Luis Gomez, managing director–transport, XPO Logistics Europe, said, “We’re proud to help Toyota Material Handling grow their service portfolio in France, including their new short-term rental service. Our team is excited to take on these new responsibilities and deliver a seamless experience.”