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XPO Logistics to Explore Sale of Business Segments

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XPO Logistics Inc. announced Jan. 15 that its board of directors has authorized the possible sale or spinoff of one or more of its business units.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 15, 2020
Business, Logistics

XPO Logistics Names Kurt Rogers Chief Legal Officer

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XPO Logistics Inc. announced Jan. 9 that it has appointed Kurt Rogers as its new chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

Connor D. Wolf | Transport Topics
January 14, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

XPO to Close Missouri Logistics Facility, Wiping Out 166 Jobs

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HAZELWOOD, Mo. — A logistics facility will close here, eliminating 166 jobs, according to a notice filed with the state.

Annika Merrilees | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 13, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

XPO Robots Assist UK Workers With Holiday Volumes

An XPO warehouse An XPO Logistics warehouse. The company says it invests about $550 million annually in innovation. (XPO Logistics)

XPO Logistics has increased its use of robots in the United Kingdom in anticipation of holiday retail volumes, the Connecticut-based company said in a Nov. 19 news release.

November 19, 2019
Business, Logistics

XPO Reports Mixed 3Q Earnings

XPO Logistics tractor-trailer XPO Logistics' revenue will fall as much as 4% this year, down from the previous forecast that the decline wouldn't exceed 1%. (XPO Logistics)

Global freight transportation and logistics provider XPO Logistics reported mixed financial results for the third quarter on Oct. 28.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100, TCA

XPO Logistics Launches Partnership With MIT

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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 50, Top 100

CEO Brad Jacobs Looks to Grow XPO, According to Analysts

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Brad Jacobs built XPO Logistics through aggressive mergers and acquisitions over the past eight years, only to cool to purchasing other companies. The high-profile CEO now appears to be back in acquisition mode.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 2, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

Nestle to Close Illinois Distribution Facility

Nestle logo on water bottle Rogelio V. Solis/AP

Nestle is closing a frozen food distribution facility in the Chicago suburb of Glendale Heights, Ill., and laying off 121 workers beginning in October.

Robert Channick | Chicago Tribune
September 16, 2019
Business, Logistics

XPO Reports Mixed 2Q Financials

XPO Logistics trailer XPO Logistics' net income for the first six months of 2019 was $197 million, compared with $238 million last year. (XPO Logistics)

Global freight transportation and logistics provider XPO Logistics reported mixed financial results for the second quarter Aug. 1.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 2, 2019
Business, Safety

XPO's Ernie Budlowski Drives Straight to Connecticut Grand Champion Title

Connecticut TDC Grand Champion Ernie Budlowski Grand Champion Ernie Budlowski of XPO Logistics is flanked by Rick Alexander (left), whose company, Whelen Engineering Co., is a primary event sponsor; and Joe Sculley, president of the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut. (Photo courtesy of MTAC)

Ernie Budlowski of XPO Logistics drove straight to the Straight Truck title en route to claiming Grand Champion honors in the Connecticut Truck Driving Championships in Windsor Locks on June 8.

Judd Hanson | News Editor
June 10, 2019

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