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XPO Backs Away From Possible Sale, Spinoffs of Units

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XPO Logistics Inc. said the current economic environment has compelled it to step back from earlier plans to explore the sale or spinoff of some of its assets.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2020
Business, Logistics

XPO to Acquire Majority of Kuehne + Nagel’s UK-Based Contract Logistics Operations

XPO Logistics truck XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics is acquiring the majority of the United Kingdom-based contract logistics operations of Kuehne + Nagel, according to a March 9 news release.

March 10, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

XPO to Lay Off 304 Workers at Texas Distribution Center

XPO Logistics truck on city street (XPO Logistics)

XPO Logistics Inc. will lay off 304 workers at an AllianceTexas distribution center in April, according to a notice filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.

Paul O'Donnell | The Dallas Morning News
February 14, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Partners With Susan G. Komen

XPO, Susan G. Komen partner XPO Logistics Inc.

XPO Logistics Inc. said it will partner with Susan G. Komen, a nonprofit breast cancer organization, in a campaign to raise awareness about the disease.

October 25, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Former GE Executive Aris Kekedjian Appointed to XPO Logistics Board

XPO adds Aris Kekedjian to its board. XPO Logistics

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
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Shareholders Vote Down Teamster Plan to Split CEO, Chairman Roles

Brad Jacobs An XPO Logistics truck. (XPO Logistics Inc.)

A union proposal to separate the CEO and chairman positions at XPO Logistics Inc. was defeated in a May 15 vote by the company’s shareholders, who instead extended the chairmanship of XPO’s current leader.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics to Launch Enhanced Last-Mile Capabilities Online

XPO logistics The XPO Connect digital freight marketplace platform displayed on a phone. (XPO Logistics Inc.)

XPO Logistics Inc. will launch expanded last-mile capabilities on its XPO Connect digital freight marketplace, company officials said.

April 4, 2019
Business, Technology

XPO Installs Two Tech Platforms to Meet Freight Challenges

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Faced with a challenging freight business environment and growing e-commerce, XPO Logistics Inc. said it will add two new technology platforms, a cloud-based marketplace in Europe and a labor-productivity tracking system in at least 200 warehouses.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
March 12, 2019
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA, Top 100

OSHA Opens Probe Into Fatal XPO Accident

XPO Logistics

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into a fatal accident at XPO Logistics in Lockport, N.Y., early June 25.

Tim Fenster | Lockport (N.Y.) Union-Sun & Journal
June 28, 2018
Business, Logistics

XPO Expands Heavy Goods Service in Europe

Last-Mile Operations XPO Logistics Inc.

XPO Logistics Inc. is expanding its movement of heavy goods to Europe, providing last-mile delivery service to such new markets as France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.

February 20, 2018

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