The third-party logsitics company's Americas division has carved out a group to create a host of customized transportation services, including cross-border, forward inventory handling, and managed transportation solutions.
John Urban, who is a founder and former president of GT Nexus, served as an executive with APL and was also president of domestic intermodal carrier NPSC.
Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corp. will be acquired by GMéxico Transportes S.A. de C.V. in an all cash transaction.
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The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier and logistics provider saw consolidated net profits soar 71.4 percent to 2.64 billion euros for the year, even as revenues slipped 3.2 percent to 57.33 billion euros.
However, the Seattle-based global logistics company’s net earnings attributable to shareholders slipped 3 percent year-over-year during the quarter to $110.6 million.
XPO Logistics CEO Brad Jacobs commented on the contentious relationship between the union and his company after Teamster-affiliated protesters burst into one of the morning sessions at JOC’s TPM Conference in Long Beach, Calif.