E-commerce sales keep outstripping general retail sales growth, and XPO Logistics is responding with plans to nearly double the number of its so-called last-mile hubs in the U.S.
Truck drivers launched a strike against XPO Logistics at three Southern California locations to pressure shipping companies over independent contractor status.
A division of trucking giant XPO Logistics has reached a settlement agreement with the National Labor Relations Board over unfair labor practice charges filed by truck drivers at the Port of Savannah.
Truckers fighting for collective bargaining say they have faced retaliation – and termination in some cases – by carriers for filing complaints with the National Labor Relations Board and for participating in lawful labor strikes.
XPO Logistics Inc. sold its truckload shipping business to TransForce Inc. for $558 million and plans to use the proceeds to pay down cash built up from its own $3 billion acquisition of Con-way Inc. last year.
The rate of trucking industry consolidation this year has fallen off its torrid 2015 pace, but analysts expect the frequency of mergers and acquisitions to pick up speed next year.
Financial cost proves too much for striking West Coast port truck drivers and they decide to end their job action Monday afternoon.
Truckers from several logistics companies at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports walk off the job, accusing bosses of misclassifying them as independent contractors rather than employees.
Labor leaders say meeting with XPO management was unproductive. XPO claims protest was nothing more than a “publicity stunt” by Teamsters.
Port trucking companies that improperly classified their workers as independent contractors rather than employees can now make the correction and avoid penalties, according to the U.S. Labor Commissioner’s Office.
According to trucker Jose Portillo, the company official that received the workers’ petition “threw it on the ground.”