US shippers are returning to the ‘shipper of choice’ model as a peak season unlike any other looms ahead, trucking executives told the virtual CSCMP 2020 Edge conference this week.
02 Aug 2017
The $14.6 billion logistics and transportation provider accelerated growth at asset and non-asset operations alike in the second quarter, including its LTL division.
01 Aug 2017
A steady increase in freight volumes and e-commerce demand is fueling an expansion of LTL networks, with YRC Freight planning eight distribution centers.
26 Jul 2017
The DOD’s US Transportation Command (Transcom) confirmed the contract this week.
18 Jul 2017
XPO Logistics expects a healthy increase in revenue in the second quarter from the first quarter and a year ago, as freight demand in the US picks up.
03 Jul 2017
ArcBest subsidiary's "cubic minimum charge" is designed to help LTL carrier capture more costs.
09 Jun 2017
As e-commerce reshapes fulfillment and transportation, the effects are evident among logistics companies that make the Fortune 500 list of largest US companies.
29 May 2017
The last mile on the route to e-commerce fulfillment is getting crowded.
26 May 2017
Beauty is not skin-deep for European Wax Center: It depends on logistics.
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.
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.
17 Apr 2017
XPO Logistics won victories over the Teamsters in elections at two facilities, but the union won a vote in New Jersey.
29 Mar 2017
The largest US trucking companies now are owned by large logistics operators looking to provide end-to-end services for shippers.
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.
01 Mar 2017
In a speech packed with unique insights on the development of global shipping and logistics and harsh words for the Teamsters union, XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs kicked off the 17th Annual TPM Conference.
01 Mar 2017
Bradley S. Jacobs knows a thing or two about about consolidation.
27 Feb 2017
Jacobs said more ocean carrier consolidation is coming and more is needed.
27 Feb 2017
“The Teamsters are out of control.”
21 Feb 2017
As XPO gains global scale, it is blending disparate networks to offer new services to shippers.
03 Nov 2016
The benefits of rising e-commerce demand are lifting revenue, profit at multiple units of XPO Logistics, from last-mile to LTL.
27 Oct 2016
The acquisition gives Canada's largest trucking operator a bigger US presence and route into Mexico and helps XPO pay down debt.
14 Oct 2016
The Teamsters' long-haul campaign to organize XPO Logistics, as well as FedEx Freight, unfolds terminal by terminal, court decision by court decision.
06 Oct 2016
XPO Logistics will spend $425 million this year on technology to get the most out of diverse international operations and optimize customer supply chains, says CEO Bradley S. Jacobs.
15 Sep 2016
Truck drivers and warehouse workers at two XPO facilities are the latest to call for a union representation vote in a Teamster campaign that includes ports, warehouses, and truck terminals.
13 Sep 2016
Many of the largest less-than-truckload carriers are seeking increases in non-contract rates despite the weak freight market.
02 Sep 2016
Import warehouses are next in line as a wave of disruption caused by the sudden shutdown of Hanjin Shipping heads inland. Expect warehouses to be "inundated," a logistics executive says.
17 Aug 2016
Refinancing saves XPO Logistics money that can be reinvested in "optimizing" its global business.
04 Aug 2016
With cost controls, disciplined pricing and a sharp eye on volume margins, XPO Logistics positions LTL for more profitable growth.
03 Aug 2016
XPO's North American LTL operations, the former Con-way, led the company's drive to its first quarterly net profit.
18 Jul 2016
Shifting focus from acquisitions to profit-building, XPO works to convince investors it will succeed in the long-haul.
25 May 2016
Freight costing "is a huge challenge," Estes Express Lines' chief operating officer told a technology conference.
04 May 2016
A slower economy has not necessarily driven less-than-truckload carriers off the road.
05 Apr 2016
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.