XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 34 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO) is a provider of freight transportation services in North America. It provides shipments through its non-asset based transportation network. The company offers wide range of services that include truckload, less-than-truckload, and intermodal brokerage; ground/air expedited transportation, last-mile delivery logistics; and freight forwarding services. XPO offers its services to various markets such as manufacturing, industrial, commercial, life sciences, retail, and government sectors. The company markets its services in the US, Canada, and Mexico. XPO is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, the US.

The company focuses on expansion of its business operations, and its geographical reach through strategic acquisitions. To this end, XPO acquired Norbert Dentressangle SA.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Key Facts 6
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Key Employees 7
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Major Products and Services 10
XPO Logistics, Inc. - History 11
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Company Statement 13
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Business Description 17
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 18
XPO Logistics, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Strengths 19
Strength - Substantial Customer Base 19
Strength - Enhanced Business Performance 19
Strength - Strong Market Position 19
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - High Cost Structure 20
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Growth of Air Freight and Logistics Market 21
Opportunity - Cold-Starts 21
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 21
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Threats 22
Threat - Intense Competition 22
Threat - Reliance on Third Parties 22
Threat - Stringent Government Regulations 22
XPO Logistics, Inc. - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
XPO Logistics, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 – Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34

List of Tables

XPO Logistics, Inc., Key Facts 6
XPO Logistics, Inc., Key Employees 7
XPO Logistics, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
XPO Logistics, Inc., Major Products and Services 10
XPO Logistics, Inc., History 11
XPO Logistics, Inc., Subsidiaries 15
XPO Logistics, Inc., Key Competitors 23
XPO Logistics, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 24
XPO Logistics, Inc., Annual Ratios 25
XPO Logistics, Inc., Interim Ratios 27
XPO Logistics, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

List of Figures

XPO Logistics, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
XPO Logistics, Inc., Ratio Charts 28

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