GREENWICH, Connecticut, Aug. 4, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global freight transportation service provider, earned a top 90 on the Disabled Equality Index (DEI) of 100 for its commitment to the inclusion of the disabled in the workplace.
The DEI is the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for companies to measure the integration of people with disabilities in the workplace compared to competitors. It was launched in 2015 by Disability: IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).
LaQuenta Jacobs, XPO Logistics Chief Diversity Officer, said, “Participation in the Disability Equality Index is important as it helps measure our current progress as a diverse and equitable workplace. We strive to continuously improve in this area to ensure that our employees thrive as authentic selves. “
“The Disability Equality Index puts the spotlight on companies who believe they have an interest in creating a more equitable society for people with disabilities,” said Maria Town, President and CEO of AAPD. “It is a conduit for our work advancing the rights of people with disabilities for the 60 million Americans with disabilities and breaking down barriers to employment, technology and health.”
XPO supports the recruitment of employees regardless of age, race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, region, veteran status or disability. Its commitment to disability inclusion includes partnerships and joint ventures for recruitment, inclusive workplace policies, mentoring and workplace support, and equal benefits.
About XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a leading freight transportation company, primarily a top three providers of truck brokerage and LTL capacity in North America. XPO helps companies defuse their supply chains by moving their goods using cutting-edge technology. XPO Connect ™, the company’s proprietary automated freight marketplace, is one of the fastest growing digital brokerage platforms in the industry. XPO offers scaled truck capacity for 50,000 shippers via a global network of 744 locations and around 40,000 employees. The company is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. Visit xpo.com for more information and connect with XPO on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
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