XPO geared up for Black Friday
XPO Logistics has opened eight last mile logistics hubs ahead of Black Friday, the start of the holiday shopping season in the USA. The facilities are part of the company's plans to expand its last mile footprint to 85 hubs by late 2018.
XPO is the largest last mile logistics provider for heavy goods in North America, facilitating over 13 million deliveries a year.
Troy Cooper, COO of XPO, said: "We're anticipating strong demand this holiday season, as more people are purchasing heavy goods online."
XPO facilitates the movement of heavy goods from retailers and e-commerce companies to households and businesses. Experienced associates at XPO facilities perform value-added services such as the inspection, repair and pre-assembly of goods in preparation for delivery.
XPO's North American last mile network now includes 53 hubs. The newest facilities are located in: Birmingham AL, Buffalo NY, Jacksonville FL, Los Angeles CA, Milwaukee WI, Savannah GA, Tulsa OK and Washington DC (mw)