XPO Logistics

Business, Logistics

XPO’s Europe Unit Sale Said to Slow as Blackstone Drops Out

XPO Logistics tractors and trailers sit at a distribution point in San Francisco bay in July 2019. Andrei Stanescu/Getty Images

XPO Logistics Inc.’s sale of its European supply chain business has slowed after a key bidder dropped out of the process, people with knowledge of the matter said.

November 23, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Marks App Milestone

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XPO Logistics Inc. announced that demand for its XPO Connect digital freight marketplace has reached two global milestones — more than 200,000 downloads of the Drive XPO mobile app and over 65,000 carriers registered on the platform.

October 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Fleets Operating in Health Care Sector Adjust to Surge in Demand Amid Pandemic

Northwell Health distribution center Logistics workers in the health care field have adjusted to dramatic shifts in demand during the coronavirus pandemic. (Northwell Health)

When the COVID-19 outbreak first hit, fleets serving the health care industry responded to sudden shifts in demand while also implementing new safety protocols to protect their drivers and customers.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 29, 2020
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Jennifer Polli to Step Down as Trac Intermodal CEO

Trac Intermodal chassis A Trac Intermodal chassis. Jennifer Polli led the company through its sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and the coronavirus pandemic. (Trac Intermodal)

Trac Intermodal on Aug. 17 announced that President and CEO Jennifer Polli is leaving the company and will be succeeded by Daniel Walsh, formerly of XPO Logistics.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 17, 2020
Business, Technology, Top 50

XPO Connect Adds Functions Inspired by COVID-19 Trends

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XPO Logistics added last-mile capabilities to its digital freight platform in response to consumer trends since the coronavirus pandemic began, the company said Aug. 5.

August 7, 2020
Business, Top 100

Trucking Companies Reaffirm Commitment to Diversity

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Trucking companies are taking steps to expand and reaffirm their commitment to a diversified workforce, and to promote trucking as an inclusive industry.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 5, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Trucking Rises to Meet Unprecedented Challenges During COVID-19 Pandemic

Chris and Megan Lyndberg offer a free lunch to a truck driver. Chris and Megan Lyndberg offer a free lunch to a truck driver at an Arizona rest area as part of a driver appreciation event during the COVID-19 outbreak. (Matt York/Associated Press)

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted supply chains and caused severe business challenges for many fleets, but it also will be remembered as a time when the trucking industry’s essential role within our society has never been clearer.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 22, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Profits, Revenue Fall in Q1

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First-quarter profits and revenue at XPO Logistics Inc. declined as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic took a toll on the less-than-truckload carrier and logistics company in March.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 5, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Reports Mixed Q4, 2019 Results

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XPO Logistics Inc. posted mixed financial results for the fourth quarter and all of 2019.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 11, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: Solving the Reverse Logistics Puzzle

Reverse logistics provides ample opportunities for third-party logistics providers to streamline the process and ensure sustainable practices, says Erik Caldwell of XPO Logistics.

Erik Caldwell | Chief Operating Officer, Supply Chain, XPO Logistics Inc.   
February 4, 2020