Fast-growing third-party logistics companies are tuning into and tapping broad trends driving logistics growth in the U.S. and globally, including increased cross-border trade and the expansion of intermodal rail. Here are seven trends picked by XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs.
26 Feb 2014
Encouraged by signs of a stronger U.S. economy and recent acquisitions, XPO Logistics is raising its revenue run rate target for 2014 to $2.75 billion, almost triple the $1 billion run rate the company achieved in 2013.
12 Jan 2014
At a recent supply chain conference, Bradley S. Jacobs heard a “financially compelling” case for investing and doing business in his country from former Mexican President Felipe Calderón. “Mexico is positioning to chip into China’s status as one of our major trading partners,” said the chairman and CEO of XPO Logistics.
06 Jan 2014
More midsize and smaller shippers will have access to intermodal rail following the acquisition of Pacer International by XPO Logistics, a move that will push truck freight brokerage toward a more multimodal model.
06 Jan 2014
XPO Logistics will buy intermodal giant Pacer International for approximately $335 million, expanding its reach into new freight markets.
21 Nov 2013
Pacer International has predicted its revenue in 2014 will range between $1.1 billion and $1.3 billion, representing an expected increase of 10 percent to 18 percent from its 2013 results.
25 Oct 2013
Pacer International reported its profit in the third quarter of 2013 was $2.8 million, jumping 155 percent or $1.7 million from the third quarter of 2012.