XPO Logistics
Business, Logistics

XPO Redoubling E-Commerce Efforts, Will Expand U.S. Network Through 2018

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XPO Logistics Inc. will double its last-mile warehouses to capitalize on the rapid growth of e-commerce in North America, the company announced Sept. 12.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2017

XPO Net Income Sets Record; CEO Eyes Major Acquisitions in US, Europe

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XPO Logistics reported that profits increased 11% in the second quarter, setting new records in net income and revenue on the back of growth in last-mile e-commerce and contract logistics.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 2, 2017
Business, Logistics

XPO Hires Christopher Synek as President of North American Transportation Division

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XPO Logistics has hired Christopher Synek as president of transportation in North America, running the brokerage, expedited trucking, intermodal marketing, drayage and global forwarding businesses.

Transport Topics
July 26, 2017

XPO Reports Higher 2Q Revenue, Operating Income; Plans Another Stock Offering

XPO's Bradley Jacobs XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics reported that revenue and operating income will be higher compared to a year ago, in a preview of the formal release of the company’s second-quarter results Aug. 2. Meanwhile, XPO also alerted the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it plans to issue 11 million new shares of stock at a date that it will specify later.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 17, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Intermodal Operators Expand in E-Commerce as Online Retailers Seek to Control Costs

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Intermodal rail and trucking companies are competing to meet the transportation needs of e-commerce businesses while adapting to how these new supply chains differ from those of traditional brick-and-mortar retailers.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2017
Business, Logistics

XPO Logistics Poised to Pursue Acquisitions Again

XPO Logistics' Brad Jacobs Jacobs by Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg News

XPO Logistics Inc.’s CEO is on the hunt for takeover targets again after taking a two-year pause.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
July 3, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

XPO Plans 'Testing Ground' for the Future of Logistics

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XPO Logistics is designing a testing center for the next generation of supply chain management, which would automate warehousing, CEO Brad Jacobs told Transport Topics in a one-on-one interview.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
June 27, 2017
Business, Logistics

XPO Completes LTL Rebranding

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XPO Logistics said May 9 it has finished the rebranding of its North American less-than-truckload business a little more than 18 months after it was acquired from Con-way Inc.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2017
Business, Logistics

XPO Turns Last Year's First-Quarter Loss Into This Year’s Profit

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XPO Logistics turned last year’s first-quarter net loss into a profit of similar magnitude even though revenue was flat, the company said May 3.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 3, 2017
Business, Logistics

Mack, SAF Holland Roll Out Extra-Heavy-Duty Options

Mack Pinnacle by Jonathan S. Reiskin/Transport Topics

MONTREAL — Equipment manufacturers Mack Trucks and SAF Holland rolled out extra-heavy-duty options here at the ExpoCam truck show, while an executive with trailer maker Manac Inc. pointed out that his customers often have to heat their dry vans.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 24, 2017