GREENWICH, Conn., March 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading provider of freight transportation services, has been awarded VETS Recognized Employer status for 2022. The designation honors XPO’s strong track record of hiring members of the military community.
Dennis McCaffrey, XPO’s senior vice president, corporate sales management and US Marine Corps veteran, said, “We are honored to be named VETS Indexes Recognized Employer for our commitment to recruiting veterans entering the civilian labor force. We value the many contributions of veterans at XPO, and are committed to developing those who transition from the military to our team.
“XPO’s business practices demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the military community,” said George Altman, Managing Director of VETS Indexes. “One of the best ways to support veterans is to connect them to fulfilling careers.”
XPO has been named a Bronze Level Military Friendly® Employer by Viqtory, a veteran-owned company that connects military veterans with employers. Company recruiters are trained in military culture and connect with veterans through XPO’s partnership with military.comtargeted recruiting events and XPOs LinkedIn Military life page. In addition, the company offers a recruitment site dedicated to veterans at xpo.jobs/militarywith a tool that matches military experience with job opportunities, and an app that encourages self-identification as a veteran.
The VETS Indexes Employer Awards are based on an analysis of performance in five areas: recruiting and hiring veteran candidates; the development and retention of veteran employees; inclusive corporate policies and culture for veterans; support for members of the National Guard and reserves; and military spouse and family breadwinner. Selections are made by VETS Indexes, an independent provider of environmental, social and governance indices for companies and investors.
About XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a leading provider of freight transportation services, primarily truck brokerage and less than truckload (LTL). XPO uses its proprietary technology, including state-of-the-art XPO Connect technology® automated freight market, to move goods efficiently through supply chains. The company’s global network serves 50,000 shippers with approximately 727 locations and 41,000 employees, and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. To visit xpo.com and europe.xpo.com for more information, and connect with XPO at Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, instagram and Youtube.