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Earnings Watch: XPO Logistics Profit Sets 1st Quarter Record

Trucking and logistics provider XPO Logistics Inc. reported records for first quarter profit and revenue due to increasing e-commerce business.

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XPO Brings in Amazon Logistics Exec as COO

XPO Logistics has appointed former Amazon executive Kenneth Wagers as its chief operating officer, succeeding Troy Cooper who has been promoted to the position of president.

XPO Launches Freight Marketplace for Shippers

XPO Logistics has introduced a cloud-based freight marketplace called XPO Connect that is designed to give shippers visibility across freight modes to improve the efficiency of the supply chain.

Lawsuit Filed Against XPO Over Port Truck Driver Wages and Benefits

A lawsuit filed on behalf of three truck drivers against XPO Logistics Cartage in California alleges that they did not receive proper wages and benefits due to being classified as independent contractors instead of employees.

Earnings Watch: Better Profits for XPO, Forward Air, Echo Global Logistics

Most trucking companies so far this earnings reporting season are reporting big gains in profits in both the fourth quarter of last year as well as for all of 2017. This is due in large part to tax reform legislation, and numbers released Wednesday were no exception.

Misclassification Battle Continues at Ports

Every few months, it seems, we report on a strike or protest at the ports about the alleged practice of "misclassifying" drivers as owner-operators rather than employees. Deborah Lockridge has the latest update on this issue in her "All That's Trucking" blog.