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Asda renews reverse logistics contract with XPO Logistics

Article written by Michelle Mooney Asda has renewed its reverse logistics contract with XPO Logistics for a further three years – extending a partnership that goes back to 2002. XPO will continue to manage the logistics of Asda’s product trays across nine sites. The returned assets will be washed, inspected, and then reused for product […]

Technology is changing the way freight brokerages operate

Article written by Brian Straight Artificial intelligence and machine learning are just two of the cutting-edge technologies brokerages are deploying Digital brokerages have dominated headlines in recent years, but some old standbys continue to perform. And for some of them, like XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO), the idea that digital brokerages represent a new way of […]

XPO Logistics rolls out new enhancements to XPO Connect to meet COVID-driven e-commerce demand

Article written by Jeff Berman XPO Logistics announced this week it has rolled out new capabilities to its digital freight platform, XPO Connect. At a time when the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring about increased e-commerce activity, with consumers more frequently buying big and bulky items—like furniture, exercise equipment, and other heavy goods—online, as they are at […]

XPO Logistics Manages COVID-19 Surge in Last Mile Demand with New XPO Connect Capabilities

E-commerce purchases of big and bulky goods accelerate as consumers spend more time at home GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of supply chain solutions, has added new last mile capabilities to its XPO Connect™ digital freight platform. XPO’s last mile service continues to benefit from […]

FreightWaves 3PL Summit: Brad Jacobs on diversity, automation and COVID recovery (Video in Source)

Article written by Brian Straight XPO’s chairman and CEO said more efforts will be made to address racial equality Brad Jacobs, chairman and CEO of XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO), is committed to improving the diverse culture XPO is striving to build for its employees, but doing so requires listening to employees, he said during the […]

XPO Logistics wins contract to build warehouse and distribution network for Greene King

Article written by David Edwards XPO Logistics has been selected by pub retailer and brewer Greene King to manage dedicated warehousing and distribution for Greene King’s secondary drinks channel. XPO will provide innovative logistics services from five warehouses distributing to retail pubs and restaurants, including Pub Partner independent licensees and on-trade trade customers. UK-based Greene King […]

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The Latest 2020 Research Report on “Last Mile Delivery Market” Size and Future Growth | Industry Segment by Applications, Type, End-Use Industry, And Region, Market Demand, Latest Trends, Last Mile Delivery Industry Share & Revenue by company, Company Profiles and Forecasts up to 2027. The report entitled “Last Mile Delivery Market“ shares an in-depth perspective […]

The ‘Uber for trucking’ tries to navigate some Uber-scale problems – Dina Bass | Oct 29 2019 at 06:00 AM

Amit Sekhri took up trucking in the thick of the Great Recession, drawn in part by the freedom of driving the open roads. He was prepared for long hours and weeks away from home. But two of his biggest—and least expected—gripes were the constant phone calls and late payments. Like many truckers, Sekhri booked his […]

Digital Freight: The Race to Automate Truck Brokerage

Written by Benjamin Gordon In the race to digitize the truck brokerage market, will the winner be an incumbent or a challenger? The upside is enormous. Trucking is a $734 billion market. Truckload and less-than-truckload revenue constitute close to $400 billion. If 20% of that market is outsourced, then truck brokerage spending totals $80 billion. […]

Traditional freight brokers investing millions to stay on top – FreightWaves – Ben Thrower, Contributor 09/23/2019

 New technologies are changing the way the freight brokerage industry performs day-to-day operations. (Image: Jim Allen/FreightWaves) New technologies are changing the way the freight brokerage industry performs day-to-day operations. For the past several years it has been the consensus in the industry that the freight brokerage market is headed in the direction of doing everything […]