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Security Robot Cuts Crime for XPO

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A security robot that XPO Logistics deployed at its Atlanta logistics facility has reduced incidents in the parking lot and the building’s exterior to zero in the first six months it has been monitoring the area.

Transport Topics
April 5, 2018
Business, Logistics

Drivers Sue XPO on Contractor Classification at California Ports

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A suit filed against XPO Logistics Cartage centered on its classification process for drivers at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles added a new wrinkle to existing suits on the subject by requesting a permanent injunction against the firm for the practice.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
March 2, 2018

XPO Profits Soar in Fourth Quarter

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XPO Logistics Inc. announced profits grew sevenfold in the fourth quarter, with strong results in last-mile deliveries, brokerage and less-than-truckload, and that the company nearly doubled its bottom line excluding the benefit of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 7, 2018
Business, Logistics

XPO Logistics LTL Drivers Reject Teamsters in New York

The latest battleground in the ongoing dispute between XPO Logistics Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was in Albany, N.Y., where less-than-truckload drivers voted against unionization.

Transport Topics
January 19, 2018
Business, Logistics

Hershey Taps XPO to Serve Pennsylvania Distribution Center

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Hershey Co. will change third-party logistics providers at its distribution center in Derry Township, Pa., ending its relationship with DHL Supply Chain and switching to XPO Logistics Inc.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2017
Business, Logistics

E-Commerce Powers XPO’s Rise to Record Revenue, Profits in Third Quarter

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XPO Logistics reported profits skyrocketed 316% year-over-year in the third quarter, marking the eighth consecutive quarter in which the company surpassed year-ago levels.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2017

XPO Logistics-Teamsters Battleground Shifts to New Haven

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is duking it out with XPO Logistics on a new front recently after 73 employees petitioned to remove Local 443 as their representative.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2017
Business, Logistics

XPO Logistics to Hire 20% More Seasonal Staff

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Logistics giant XPO Logistics reported it would hire more than 6,000 seasonal workers for its U.S. contract operations during the holiday season.

Transport Topics
October 22, 2017
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Logistics Revenues Due to Go Up in Quarterly Reports, but Margins Still Drag Down Profits

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Third-party logistics firms capitalized on stronger demand to transport freight this summer but spent more to purchase trucks, resulting in what Wall Street analysts predict will be a mixed-earnings season.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2017
Business, Technology

XPO Pilot Testing Last-Mile Web Service

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XPO Logistics is testing a web service that allows people who purchased appliances, furniture or other large items to track deliveries and receive e-mail or text message alerts about whether the driver is on time or delayed due to traffic or weather.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 29, 2017