XPO Logistics named international carrier of the year by Whirlpool Corporation

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XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, has been recognized by Whirlpool Corporation for the quality of the service provided by its intermodal business. XPO was named Intermodal Carrier of the Year at the Whirlpool 2015 Integrated Supply Chain Partner meeting in Michigan, USA.

Paul Smith, president of intermodal for XPO Logistics, said, "We're delighted to be recognized for excellence by Whirlpool, a premier shipper and highly valued global customer of XPO. This award affirms the intense commitment that our intermodal team brings to the Whirlpool relationship every day."

"XPO Logistics has consistently performed for our Integrated Supply Chain in cost, capacity and service," said Jim Keppler, vice president, Whirlpool Corporation Integrated Supply Chain and Quality. "We appreciate their extraordinary efforts with intermodal transportation, which helped us drive direct service benefits to our customers."

XPO is the third largest provider of intermodal services in North America, with a leading position in cross-border Mexico intermodal.

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a top ten global provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. The company provides high-value-added services for truck brokerage and transportation, last mile logistics, intermodal rail and drayage, contract logistics, ground and air expedite, global forwarding and managed transportation. XPO serves more than 30,000 customers with a highly integrated network of over 54,000 employees and 887 locations in 27 countries. www.xpo.com

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 100,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers throughout the world in 2014. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in more than 170 countries. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com, or on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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