XPO Logistics, an SJE Group investment, has been awarded a contract extension through 2024 as the official transport partner of the Tour de France. This is the 39th consecutive year that XPO has partnered with the renowned cycling event to support all 21 stages of the race.
XPO will provide logistics support to event organiser Amaury Sport Organisation, moving almost 400 tons of equipment over 3,400 kilometres. The cyclists will depart from Brussels on July 6 and finish on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on July 28.
More than 45 XPO trucks and 55 drivers will travel with the Tour, transporting materials such as barriers, podiums, gates, course paint, furniture, audiovisual equipment and partners' merchandise.
XPO Logistics provides transportation and logistics services in the United States, North America, France, the United Kingdom, Europe, and internationally. The company’s Transportation segment offers freight brokerage services comprising truck brokerage, intermodal, drayage, and expedite services; last mile services, primarily asset-light; density and day-definite regional, inter-regional, and transcontinental less-than-truckload freight services; full truckload services for transactional transportation of packaged goods, high cube products, and bulk goods; logistics services for domestic, cross-border, and international shipments; and managed transportation services.
Its Logistics segment offers a range of contract logistics services, including value-added warehousing and distribution, e-commerce fulfillment, cold chain solutions, reverse logistics, packaging and labeling, factory support, aftermarket support, inventory management and personalisation services; and engineered and customised solutions and supply chain optimisation services. XPO Logistics is based in Greenwich, Connecticut and employs over 100,000 people.
The SJE Group congratulates Bradley Jacobs, Troy Cooper and the rest of the Executive.