XPO Logistics Recognized for Environmental Sustainability as a Green 75 Supply Chain Partner
Comunicat de presa | Greenwich, Conn. | 18 Iunie 2021
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, has been named a Green 75 Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics magazine — marking the sixth straight year the company has been honored as an industry leader in sustainability.
Malcolm Wilson, chief executive officer of XPO Logistics Europe, said, “We thank Inbound Logistics for recognizing XPO’s commitment to reducing the environmental footprint of our operations. We continue to explore innovative ways to operate as a more sustainable company, which helps our customers achieve their green objectives as well.”
XPO is one of 75 companies honored by Inbound Logistics in 2021 for helping shippers maintain environmentally conscious supply chain operations. Details about the company’s logistics automation, fleet emission technologies, sustainable packaging and other environmental initiatives can be found in its Sustainability Report.
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