XPO Logistics E-commerce Volume Spikes 24% in U.S.

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, has seen a 24% spike in e-fulfillment volume at its U.S. contract logistics facilities during the period of Black Friday through Cyber Monday. Consumers are driving the year-over-year growth as they increasingly turn to e-tailers for mobile flexibility and fast delivery times.

XPO has hired approximately 6,000 seasonal workers for its U.S. contract logistics operations, an increase of 20% from 2016, due primarily to the growth in e-commerce. Earlier this year, the company launched a unique, end-to-end service offering that helps e-commerce companies and omnichannel retailers move goods through their supply chains using XPO’s last mile, less-than-truckload and logistics networks in an integrated solution.

Troy Cooper, chief operating officer of XPO Logistics, said, "The dynamic growth we’re seeing in e-commerce is giving us exciting new ways to support our customers. We’re using advanced technology in our warehouses to predict upcoming volumes, and our latest mobile applications enhance consumer satisfaction.”

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