Business, Logistics, TCA

GXO Opens Warehouse in Maryland for Conair

GXO Logistics has opened an approximately 2.1 million-square-foot distribution center in Maryland, a facility that will exclusively serve Conair.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
May 14, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, TCA

XPO Confirms Job Cuts to Reduce Labor Costs

GREENWICH, Conn. — XPO, one of the world’s largest freight transporters, is reducing its workforce as part of a cost-cutting plan.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
May 9, 2023
Business, Logistics, TCA

GXO Logistics to Hire 4,000 for Holiday Season Across US

Warehouse operator GXO Logistics announced on Oct. 13 plans to hire about 4,000 employees across the U.S. by the end of the year, as it prepares for a busy holiday season in which it expects a surge in product returns.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
October 17, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100, TCA

XPO Logistics Launches Partnership With MIT

GREENWICH, Conn. — XPO Logistics Inc. announced Oct. 24 that it was teaming up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to advance innovation in its industry.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
October 24, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Former GE Executive Aris Kekedjian Appointed to XPO Logistics Board

Transportation and logistics giant XPO Logistics has announced the appointment of Aris Kekedjian, a longtime GE executive, to its board of directors.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
October 18, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

XPO Denies Memphis Plant Closing Is Retaliation

XPO Logistics Inc. confirmed Feb. 14 that it will close a facility in Memphis, Tenn., where some employees have made allegations of pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment, and the next day CEO Brad Jacobs said a customer's request prompted the decision.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
February 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

E-Commerce Drives Global Package Shipping Volume to Rise 48% in Two Years

Global package shipping volume increased by 48% during the past two years, powered by growth in e-commerce, according to a report released last week by technology company Pitney Bowes.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
September 8, 2017