XPO Logistics

Business, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Logistics Unveils LTL Optimization Plan

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XPO Logistics will begin a four-point plan to optimize less-than-truckload operations.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2018
Business, Logistics

XPO Logistics Posts Higher Revenue, Profits in Third Quarter

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XPO Logistics announced increased revenue and profits in the third quarter and, although the gains were less than what some investment analysts had expected, CEO Bradley Jacobs said the company implemented a record number of new logistics contracts in the quarter.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 31, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

XPO Logistics to Use 5,000 Robots in Warehouses

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XPO Logistics said it plans to deploy 5,000 robots to work with humans in the company’s warehouses and distribution centers in North America, the United Kingdom and eight countries in Europe.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Set to Acquire 5,000 Robots From Peter Thiel-Backed Startup

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XPO Logistics Inc. will buy 5,000 warehouse robots from a Singapore startup backed by billionaire Peter Thiel as part of a deal that makes XPO the only logistics provider to use the technology in North America, the U.K. and eight other European countries.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Logistics Expands Driver Training Program

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XPO Logistics Inc. is joining the growing ranks of trucking and logistical companies offering its employees some kind of educational benefit to combat the nationwide shortage of truck drivers and technicians.The Greenwich, Conn.-based carrier announced on Sept. 25 it is starting “The Drive for Success,” a new national scholarship program for professional driver trainees.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 25, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

XPO Opens Final-Mile Distribution Hub in Toronto

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XPO Logistics has expanded its home-delivery business in Canada with the opening of a 50,000-square-foot distribution hub in Toronto.

Transport Topics
August 8, 2018
Business, Logistics

XPO Logistics Posts Record Results in Second Quarter

XPO Logistics CEO Brad Jacobs XPO Logistics CEO Brad Jacobs. (CNBC via YouTube)

XPO Logistics posted its best-ever second quarter as a strong economy generated demand for freight hauling and logistics services, and the company was able to capitalize on a shift toward greater outsourcing of transportation by shippers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 1, 2018
Business

Wagers Named Interim Chief at XPO's LTL Group

XPO Logistics has named Kenny Wagers as the interim president of its less-than-truckload business, replacing Tony Brooks, who has left the company.

Transport Topics
July 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

XPO, Nestle Team on UK Distribution Center

Robotic arm at an XPO Logistics facility Robotic arms such as this one will be featured at the UK distribution center. (XPO Logistics)

XPO Logistics has joined with food and drink giant Nestle to create a 638,000-square foot distribution center that will feature robotics and state of the art automation in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. The center is scheduled to be completed in 2020.

Transport Topics
June 18, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Invests $90 Million in LTL Fleet

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XPO Logistics this year plans to spend more than $90 million to purchase 770 new tractors for its less-than-truckload network in North America.

Transport Topics
May 31, 2018

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