EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

XPO Logistics

Company/Organisation:
XPO Logistics

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands
Region: Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant; Noord-Brabant; Zuid-Nederland
Location of affected unit(s): Eindhoven

Company

Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52.1 - Warehousing and storage

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-02-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

The US transport and logistics company XPO Logistics has opened a new warehouse in Eindhoven, creating 100 new jobs.

XPO Logistics sees rapid growth in demand for its services since the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the transition to online shopping.

The 35,000 square metres warehouse will serve as the European distribution centre for Techtronic Industries, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer of power tools and gardening equipment. With the distribution centre, Techtronic can directly access the European market through XPO's large network. XPO Logistics is a logistics company with over 100,000 employees working in 30 countries.

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