XPO Connect technology honored by Supply & Demand Chain Executive
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of supply chain solutions, has received an SDCE 100 Award for innovation for its digital freight marketplace, XPO Connect™. The 2020 awards were announced by Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) magazine, known as the executive’s user manual for supply and demand chain transformation.
The SDCE 100 highlights innovations that deliver bottom-line value to small, medium and large enterprises across a range of supply chain functions. The solutions must provide executives with new opportunities to drive operational improvements and prepare their supply chains for greater success.
Mario Harik, chief information officer of XPO Logistics, said, "Digital management of supply and demand is becoming imperative for B2B and B2C supply chains. We thank SDCE for recognizing the value that XPO Connect delivers to shippers and carriers through intelligent automation. This is the future of the transportation industry.”
XPO Connect provides virtual access to the company’s range of transportation services: brokerage, intermodal, last mile, managed transportation and global forwarding. The global platform uses machine learning to become continually smarter at helping shippers and carriers buy and sell capacity, while accounting for real-time market conditions.
XPO’s Sustainability Report provides details about the company’s technology initiatives, including its digital warehouse environment, optimal shipper-carrier matching, predictive analytics and labor productivity tools.