3PLs Best-of-Breed vs. One-Stop-Shop

After a decade of acquisitions, XPO Logistics announced this month that it "intends to separate its brokered transportation services from its less-than-truckload (LTL) business in North America; and intends to divest its European business and North American intermodal operation." According to XPO's CEO Brad Jacobs, “Our experience is that customers want high levels of service and they want pure-plays...When you have a [3PL] management team doing one thing and being an inch wide and a mile deep in one line of business, they’re more focused and fit for purpose to drive growth.” In contrast . . .

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