XPO Logistics
Business, Logistics

E-Commerce Powers XPO’s Rise to Record Revenue, Profits in Third Quarter

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XPO Logistics reported profits skyrocketed 316% year-over-year in the third quarter, marking the eighth consecutive quarter in which the company surpassed year-ago levels.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2017

XPO Logistics-Teamsters Battleground Shifts to New Haven

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is duking it out with XPO Logistics on a new front recently after 73 employees petitioned to remove Local 443 as their representative.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2017
Business, Logistics

XPO Logistics to Hire 20% More Seasonal Staff

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Logistics giant XPO Logistics reported it would hire more than 6,000 seasonal workers for its U.S. contract operations during the holiday season.

Transport Topics
October 22, 2017
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Logistics Revenues Due to Go Up in Quarterly Reports, but Margins Still Drag Down Profits

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Third-party logistics firms capitalized on stronger demand to transport freight this summer but spent more to purchase trucks, resulting in what Wall Street analysts predict will be a mixed-earnings season.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2017
Business, Technology

XPO Pilot Testing Last-Mile Web Service

XPO testing web service XPO Logistics Inc.

XPO Logistics is testing a web service that allows people who purchased appliances, furniture or other large items to track deliveries and receive e-mail or text message alerts about whether the driver is on time or delayed due to traffic or weather.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 29, 2017
Business, Logistics

XPO Redoubling E-Commerce Efforts, Will Expand U.S. Network Through 2018

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XPO Logistics Inc. will double its last-mile warehouses to capitalize on the rapid growth of e-commerce in North America, the company announced Sept. 12.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2017

XPO Net Income Sets Record; CEO Eyes Major Acquisitions in US, Europe

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XPO Logistics reported that profits increased 11% in the second quarter, setting new records in net income and revenue on the back of growth in last-mile e-commerce and contract logistics.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 2, 2017
Business, Logistics

XPO Hires Christopher Synek as President of North American Transportation Division

Chris Synek XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics has hired Christopher Synek as president of transportation in North America, running the brokerage, expedited trucking, intermodal marketing, drayage and global forwarding businesses.

Transport Topics
July 26, 2017

XPO Reports Higher 2Q Revenue, Operating Income; Plans Another Stock Offering

XPO's Bradley Jacobs XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics reported that revenue and operating income will be higher compared to a year ago, in a preview of the formal release of the company’s second-quarter results Aug. 2. Meanwhile, XPO also alerted the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it plans to issue 11 million new shares of stock at a date that it will specify later.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 17, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Intermodal Operators Expand in E-Commerce as Online Retailers Seek to Control Costs

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Intermodal rail and trucking companies are competing to meet the transportation needs of e-commerce businesses while adapting to how these new supply chains differ from those of traditional brick-and-mortar retailers.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2017