XPO Logistics Inc was incorporated in Delaware on May 8, 2000. The Company is a non-asset based transportation services provider that acts as a middleman between shippers and carriers who outsource their transportation logistics. Its operations are segmented into three - Freight Brokerage, Expedited Transportation and Freight Forwarding. The Freight Brokerage segment arranges for truckloads, rail freight transportation and related logistics and supply-chain services. These services are provided on a shipment-by-shipment basis. Expedited Transportation segment provides freight carriage services in North America. Freight Forwarding segment arranges domestic and international shipments as a non-asset based logistics provider for domestic and international shipments. Its clientele ranges from small entrepreneurial organizations to Fortune 500 companies. It serves clients from manufacturing, food and beverage, retail, construction, automotive, healthcare, paper, aerospace, defense, oil and gas, and the high tech sector. Its operations are regulated and licensed by various governmental agencies in the United States. The Company is subject to various environmental laws and regulations dealing with the hauling, handling and disposal of hazardous materials, emissions from vehicles, engine-idling, fuel spillage and seepage, discharge and retention of storm water, and other environmental matters that involve inherent environmental risks.
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