Undertakes to support the employer of the guard and the reserve
GREENWICH, Connecticut, November 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading provider of freight transportation services, was named a Bronze Level 2022 Employer Military FriendlyÂ® in trucking and transportation by Viqtory, a veteran-owned company that connects military veterans with opportunities in civilian life.
XPO further announced that the company has become a signatory of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve commitment, reinforcing its commitment to helping U.S. employees meet their service obligations as members of the National Guard and Reserve.
LaQuenta Jacobs, Head of Diversity at XPO Logistics, said, âWe are honored to create opportunities for veterans to build rewarding careers based on their military training or new areas of interest. Our message is clear to all who make the transition from military service to civilian life. – XPO provides a safe, respectful and inclusive workplace where you will be valued.
In May, XPO supported Military Appreciation Month by installing colorful vinyl wraps on some of its trucks. Special trucks have been on the road year round in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas , piloted by XPO drivers who are military veterans and have traveled at least a million miles without an accident.
XPO’s support for military veterans extends to many additional initiatives inside and outside the company, including:
Recruiters trained in military culture who connect with veterans through the company’s partnership with military.com, of the society LinkedIn Military Life targeted recruitment page and events, among other channels;
A recruitment site dedicated to veterans at xpo.jobs/military, with a tool that combines military experience with employment opportunities and an application process that encourages self-identification as a veteran; and
Military FriendlyÂ® employers are determined annually by Viqtory based on a combination of public data, company organizational practices, and recommendations from an independent expert advisory board.
About XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a leading provider of freight transportation services, primarily truck brokerage and partial loads (LTL). XPO uses its proprietary technology, including the industry-leading XPO ConnectÂ® automated freight marketplace, to efficiently move goods through supply chains. The company’s global network serves 50,000 shippers with 756 locations and approximately 42,000 employees, and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States. Visit xpo.com for more information and connect with XPO on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Youtube.
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