XPO to double Irish rail service

XPO Logistics is to launch a second weekly container train between Ballina in the west of Ireland and Waterford port from June 2021, reports Tim Casterton. While loadings on the service when it was introduced in May 2021 were initially a little sporadic due to reduced output from the anchor customer and the effects of delays in Europe, these issues were resolved from the start of 2022 and further customers have been added.  The ... [+]

From khaki to truck keys with XPO

XPO Logistics has become an official partner of Veterans Into Logistics, a national UK charity that connects transport and logistics companies with armed forces service leavers looking to work as truck drivers.XPO will help mentor veterans and its drivers will share their experience with candidates and help them decide what ... [+]

XPO numbers all up

US headquartered global operator XPO Logistics said its fourth quarter 2021 revenue increased to $3.36 billion for the fourth quarter, compared with $2.94 billion for the same period in 2020. Net income from continuing operations was $126 million for the fourth quarter, compared with $34 million for the same period ... [+]

XPO gets top marks for inclusion

XPO Logistics has received an 85 out of 100 score on the 2022 Corporate Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. The rating recognizes XPO’s strong commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusion. The Index is based on a comprehensive annual survey that measures corporate practices for LGBTQ+ workplace equality. [+]

XPO appoints commercial head

XPO Logistics has appointed Andrew Turner to lead the company's commercial organisation in the UK and Ireland, reporting to Dan Myers, managing director for the region. Prior to his current appointment, he served as head of development for Wincanton and Yodel Delivery Network and was instrumental in XPO's strategic expansion ... [+]

XPO appoints legal leader

XPO Logistics has appointed Rémi Dujon as general counsel for Europe. He is responsible for corporate legal matters related to XPO's European business and will serve on the executive board, bringing over 24 years of senior legal experience with publicly traded companies in the technology and industrial sectors. Prior to ... [+]

New HR head for XPO

XPO Logistics has appointed Lynn Brown to lead the company's human resources organization in the UK and Ireland. She will report to Valerie Chaut, head of human resources – Europe, and Dan Myers, managing director – UK and Ireland. Prior to joining XPO, she served in senior roles with Gist ... [+]

XPO appoints tech chief

XPO Logistics has appointed Christine Robinne to lead its technology organization and digital strategy in Europe. She joins from Heineken International, where she most recently led the digitalization of the brewer’s operations in Europe as director of transformation and technology. [+]

XPO appoints sales director

XPO Logistics has appointed Arron Kendall as sales and marketing director – Europe. He will also serve on the executive board of the European business. He has more than two decades of management experience in business development, including more than 11 years with XPO, most recently as commercial director for ... [+]

XPO goes the extra mile in Spain

XPO Logistics has signed an agreement with consumer electronics distributor MediaMarkt Iberia to provide last mile deliveries of large products in Spain. Home delivery of heavy or bulky products is handled by 60 depots in XPO’s Spanish network and the service includes installation, as well as the removal and recycling ... [+]

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