XPO Logistics
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

XPO, Nestle Team on UK Distribution Center

Robotic arm at an XPO Logistics facility Robotic arms such as this one will be featured at the UK distribution center. (XPO Logistics)

XPO Logistics has joined with food and drink giant Nestle to create a 638,000-square foot distribution center that will feature robotics and state of the art automation in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. The center is scheduled to be completed in 2020.

Transport Topics
June 18, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Invests $90 Million in LTL Fleet

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XPO Logistics this year plans to spend more than $90 million to purchase 770 new tractors for its less-than-truckload network in North America.

Transport Topics
May 31, 2018

XPO Logistics Favored by Hedge Funds, Filings Show

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XPO Logistics Inc. is so popular among hedge funds that 10 of them have more than 5% of their disclosed equity investments in the stock.

Bloomberg News
May 17, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Profit, Revenue Grow at XPO as It Invests in Tech

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XPO Logistics Inc. reported on May 2 that its first-quarter results vaulted more than 100%, stemming from the heightened demand from domestic freight and last-mile delivery.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
May 2, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Logistics Appoints Troy Cooper, Kenneth Wagers to Executive Posts

Bradley Jacobs Jacobs (left) by XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics promoted Troy Cooper to the newly created position of president from COO, and appointed Kenneth Wagers COO with responsibility for operations in 32 countries.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Logistics Announces May Launch of Google Home, Amazon Echo for Last-Mile Delivery

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XPO Logistics announced beginning in May customers will be able to track deliveries using Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant personal assistant technologies.

Transport Topics
April 20, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2018 Top 50 Logistics Companies: XPO Retains Its Place at the Top

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After a string of high-profile acquisitions pushed XPO Logistics to the top of the Transport Topics Logistics 50 list in 2017, the company kept its No. 1 ranking this year by growing its business organically and by effectively cross-selling transportation and logistics services to shippers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Features Writer
April 9, 2018
Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 50

Security Robot Cuts Crime for XPO

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A security robot that XPO Logistics deployed at its Atlanta logistics facility has reduced incidents in the parking lot and the building’s exterior to zero in the first six months it has been monitoring the area.

Transport Topics
April 5, 2018
Business, Logistics

Drivers Sue XPO on Contractor Classification at California Ports

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A suit filed against XPO Logistics Cartage centered on its classification process for drivers at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles added a new wrinkle to existing suits on the subject by requesting a permanent injunction against the firm for the practice.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
March 2, 2018

XPO Profits Soar in Fourth Quarter

XPO truck on the road XPO Logistics Inc.

XPO Logistics Inc. announced profits grew sevenfold in the fourth quarter, with strong results in last-mile deliveries, brokerage and less-than-truckload, and that the company nearly doubled its bottom line excluding the benefit of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 7, 2018