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Bradley S. Jacobs has forgotten about his encounter with XPO employees and union representatives from around the world at the company’s 2016 shareholder meeting in Connecticut.

News & Analysis

19 Apr 2017
If it gets regulatory approval, a futures market for truck freight rates, based on DAT data, could help shippers mitigate pricing risks as the market gets more volatile.
18 Apr 2017
Facing tougher customer demands and more supply chain complexity, shippers increasingly want and need to collaborate with transportation partners. It doesn't happen overnight.
17 Apr 2017
XPO Logistics won victories over the Teamsters in elections at two facilities, but the union won a vote in New Jersey.
17 Apr 2017
Shippers and logistics operators at recent conferences didn't expect a massive capacity crunch to follow the rollout of an electronic logging mandate this year, but truckers warned there will be an impact.
13 Apr 2017
Knowledge is power in contract talks, shippers at the NASSTRAC conference say.
10 Apr 2017
Shippers, it is clear, want greater visibility into their supply chains.
29 Mar 2017
The largest US trucking companies now are owned by large logistics operators looking to provide end-to-end services for shippers.
27 Mar 2017
QualifiedCarriers.com data show more smaller trucking firms entering market as big carriers cut capacity.
21 Mar 2017
Shippers spent more on dedicated trucking and last-mile deliveries last year, benefiting top tier carriers. Will industrial and consumer freight follow in 2017?
16 Mar 2017
Drivers at XPO's terminal in Trenton request a union election as the company battles the union on more than one front.