XPO Logistics Expansion Partner – GuruFocus.com

GREENWICH, Conn., May 24, 2022 (Global News) — XPO Logistics (: XPO), a leading freight service provider, and IRONMAN® Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) announced the extension of their current partnership until 2024. The IRONMAN Group is the world’s largest mass participation sports operator.

XPO provides logistical support for IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3® Triathlon events use dedicated teams to transport equipment across Europe. Teams of XPO riders will build finish line arches, tents, fences, stages and merchandise displays for more than 30 events this year in advance.

Thibault Velard, Regional Director, South West Europe, EMEA, IRONMAN Group, said: “XPO has proven to be an important partner for IRONMAN in Europe, providing us with expert service for our safe, time-critical performance requirements. We are delighted Can get XPO support in 2024.”

Luis Gómez, President of XPO Logistics Europe, said: “Our team prides itself on doing their part to ensure the smooth running of every game for athletes and spectators. In 2022, we will support IRONMAN in 14 countries and look forward to many more years exciting game.”

XPO has long been an official partner of world-class sporting events, including the Tour de France for over 40 years. The company provides similar services for the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon, the Norwegian Arctic Race (cycling), the Freeride World Tour (skiing and snowboarding), the Coupe de France (football) and other prestigious events.

About XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics, Inc. (: XPO) is a leading provider of freight services, primarily providing less-than-truckload (LTL) and truck brokerage services. XPO uses its proprietary technology, including the cutting-edge XPO Connect® automated freight marketplace, to efficiently move goods through the supply chain. The company’s global network serves 50,000 shippers, has approximately 731 locations and 42,000 employees, and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA.access xpo.com and europe.xpo.com Learn more and connect with XPO Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

About the Ironman Group
The IRONMAN Group operates a range of global activities, including IRONMAN® Triathlon series, IRONMAN® 70.3®Triathlon series, IRONMAN® Virtual Racing™ (VR™) Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, Rock and Roll Marathon Series®Rock ‘n’ Roll Virtual Running™ Series, IRONKIDS®ITU World Triathlon Series, premier running events including Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and Sun Pioneer City 2 Surf® Courtesy of Westpac, Ultra-Trail® World Tour events including Tarawera Ultra and Ultra-Trail Australia™, mountain bike racing including Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling and other multi-sport events. The IRONMAN Group is the world’s largest mass participation sports operator, providing the benefits of endurance sports to more than 1 million participants each year through the company’s wide range of products.Since the birth of the iconic IRONMAN® The brand and its first event in 1978, the athletes have proven that anything is possible® Cross finish lines around the world. From a single event, the IRONMAN Group has grown into a global sensation with hundreds of events in over 55 countries. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance (%3Cu%3Ewww.advance.com%3C%2Fu%3E), a private family owned business. For more information, visit %3Cu%3Ewww.ironman.com%3C%2Fu%3E.

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