LYON, FRANCE — 2 October 2017 — XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, contributed to the success of the Run In Lyon challenge event on October 1st. The company provided event transportation services and also participated in the race organized by Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.).
XPO transported A.S.O.’s safety barriers, route markers and other equipment, and provided four light trucks with tailgates where food and drinks were staged for participants. The Run In Lyon is the latest collaboration between A.S.O. and XPO, which supports A.S.O. in the Tour de France, the Paris Marathon and the Tour de France à la Voile, as well as several “Mud Days” and “Run In” races throughout France.
XPO sponsored more than 100 employees from throughout France for the Run In Lyon. Participants could choose to run a 10km route, a half-marathon or a full marathon.
Malcolm Wilson, chief executive officer of XPO Logistics Europe, said, “We are proud to provide our expertise in event transportation to A.S.O. once again, particularly as Lyon is the site of our European headquarters. Congratulations to all our XPO colleagues who crossed the finish line and to those who were brave in the attempt!”
About XPO Logistics, Inc. and XPO Logistics Europe SA
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 34 countries, with over 89,000 employees and 1,431 locations. XPO uses its network to help more than 50,000 customers manage their goods more efficiently throughout their supply chains. The company has two reporting segments: transportation and logistics, and within these segments, its business is well diversified by geographies, verticals and types of service.
XPO's corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Conn., USA, and its European headquarters is in Lyon, France. The company conducts the majority of its European operations through its subsidiary, XPO Logistics Europe SA, in which it holds an 86.25% controlling interest. The remaining stock is traded as XPO on Euronext Paris - Isin FR0000052870. www.xpo.com
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