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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.

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Brad Jacobs Keynote TPM 2017
23 May 2017
The e-commerce boom helped balance 2016's weakened intermodal market, said XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs. In this interview, the TPM 2017 Keynote Speaker summarizes the main points of his presentation -- importance of technology and globalization of trade -- and integration future for XPO.
22 May 2017
As a brokerage, Uber Freight wants drivers with trucks, not trucks without drivers.
19 May 2017
'Driver-centric' brokerage aims to unlock small-carrier capacity for freight shippers and give truck drivers a new pipeline of freight to tap.
15 May 2017
The purchase of last-mile logistics businesses in 2016 drove Schneider revenue higher despite a soft truckload market.
11 May 2017
As more consumers order heavier goods online, XPO and other last-mile logistics providers need more space.
05 May 2017
The $14.6 billion 3PL closed $716 million in new business in the quarter, including major logistics and intermodal deals.
04 May 2017
Increases in profit, volume and revenue at XPO's LTL business underscore widening rift between LTL and truckload sector.
02 May 2017
A private investment firm gives Roadrunner a big shot of capital as it reorders its trucking and logistics businesses and finances.
26 Apr 2017
Higher freight demand fails to absorb excess truckload capacity, pushing down rates and tightening margins for largest US freight broker.
24 Apr 2017
UPS's Mark Modesti believes smaller shippers increasingly are drawing near an "inflection" point when it comes to adding technology and changing processes to control inventory. They need to get past that point to survive and grow.