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XPO Logistics Expands Education Benefits for US Employees

/EIN News/ -- GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, today announced the expansion of its Academic Partners Program benefitting hourly workers in the United States. The company’s academic partnerships make thousands of accredited courses, degrees and certifications available to US employees at large discounts.

Qualifying hourly employees can couple XPO’s $5,250 annual tuition reimbursement with an Academic Partners discount to earn tuition-free college degrees in over 80 separate fields of online study. Additionally, the company’s partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Industrial Liaison Program gives employees access to MIT Sloan Executive Education and MIT Professional Education short courses at a reduced cost.

Troy Cooper, president of XPO Logistics, said, “One of the major attractions of working for XPO is the opportunity for personal growth. Our company is committed to investing in a future that’s as wide open as possible for the people who join our team. We urge all of our employees to explore their talents through practical upskilling and education.”

In addition to academic partnerships, US tuition reimbursement, UK apprenticeship programs and tuition-free commercial driver training, the company provides career development training at no charge through its XPO University portal. In 2019, XPO employees utilized the portal for more than 486,000 e-learning courses and other training tools globally.

About XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a top ten global logistics provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. The company operates as a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets in 30 countries, with 1,506 locations and approximately 96,000 employees. XPO uses its network to help more than 50,000 customers manage their goods most efficiently throughout their supply chains. XPO's corporate headquarters are in Greenwich, Conn., USA, and its European headquarters are in Lyon, France.

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