XPO, a leading provider of innovative and sustainable transport and logistics solutions in Europe, has joined forces with Ares Power, part of Kingdom Energy Ltd, to provide a range of logistics services as it expands its green energy operations in the UK and Ireland.

Ares Power provides several energy-saving products for companies and individuals wanting to increase their use of sustainable solutions to help them operate greener and more effectively. The energy-saving products available from Ares Power for domestic use include solar panel systems, battery storage, heat pumps, and electric vehicle charging stations. Ares Power is part of Kingdom Energy Ltd, owned by Shanghai Electric. In addition to its UK office in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, Ares Power also has offices in Milan in Italy, Hilversum in the Netherlands, and Funchal in Madeira.

XPO Logistics has partnered with Ares Power to provide a one-stop solution for all logistics activities, utilising some of XPO's services within the company’s extensive portfolio, including customs brokerage, drayage, warehousing, and network deliveries, whilst digitising operations to improve the customer experience. 

Steve Boardman, UK sales director, Ares Power, said: “It is great to partner with XPO as our logistics provider. We wanted to partner with a provider with shared values who works with a focus on environmental impact. We look forward to working with XPO Logistics and developing our relationship further.” 

Dan Myers, managing director – UK and Ireland, XPO Logistics, said: “Ares Power is a wonderful new addition to our logistics partnerships, and it is fantastic to provide multiple services to help our customer increase its business and reach in the UK and Ireland. Our ethos of working most environmentally fits neatly with Ares Power’s business model. We look forward to this partnership going from strength to strength.”

XPO’s innovative service offerings include technology-enabled truckload, less-than-truckload, truck brokerage, managed transport, last mile, warehousing, and freight forwarding. The company tailors its solutions to customer-specific needs across consumer, trade, and industrial sectors as well as world-class events.