Three acquisition-hungry companies, XPO Logistics, Celadon Group and Daseke, were the fastest-growing businesses on a list of the 50 largest U.S. trucking companies in 2015.
15 Mar 2016
U.S. transport and supply chain firm XPO Logistics has strengthened its presence in the U.K. after signing contracts with major supermarket chains Iceland and Aldi.
09 Mar 2016
XPO Logistics landed a major contract logistics agreement with Trinity Health to operate a distribution network for the Catholic hospital and health care system.
26 Feb 2016
By the end of this year, former Con-way Freight truck drivers now working for XPO Logistics will have new uniforms, as well as trucks and trailers displaying the XPO Logistics logo. “By September, we’ll have distributed about 18,000 uniform sets,” CEO Bradley S. Jacobs said. “We’re rebranding 10,500 tractors and 30,000 trailers,” a job he expects to finish this year.
25 Feb 2016
Downturn? Recession? They're not in XPO Logistics' sights this year. The $7.6 billion logistics and transportation company sees e-commerce fueling many of its asset-based and non-asset business segments in North American and Europe.
08 Feb 2016
XPO Logistics will not sell its truckload division, but use the former Con-way Truckload to increase its U.S.-Mexico cross-border business.
29 Jan 2016
XPO Logistics is moving rapidly to reorganize the less-than-truckload business acquired from Con-way last fall, cutting back-office and management positions while rolling out new technology for dockworkers and truck drivers.
27 Jan 2016
Departures, both voluntarily and otherwise, in the wake of XPO Logistics’ takeover of Con-Way last year are leading to a migration of some executives to XPO's rival YRC Worldwide and leaving others in limbo.
18 Jan 2016
XPO plans to put the former Con-way Freight's outsourced linehaul work up for bid for the first time in years, part of a broader plan to seek greater savings in its logistics and transportation businesses, chairman and CEO Bradley S. Jacobs said.
02 Dec 2015
The surge in acquisitions keeps building, as truckload carrier Transport America, acquired last year by TransForce, buys logistics company Optimal Freight.
21 Nov 2015
Less-than-truckload shipments increased marginally in the first nine months of 2015, as freight revenue plummeted, thanks largely to the drop in fuel surcharges, SJ Consulting Group says.
04 Nov 2015
Riding a flurry of acquisitions, XPO Logistics’ third-quarter earnings this year exceeded company targets and Wall Street expectations.
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