XPO opens for business Monday

Operations center bringing 300 jobs to Ballantyne

by Mike Parks

XPO Logistics will celebrate its new operations center next week with a party in Ballantyne.

The freight-transportation logistics company will bring more then 300 jobs to south Charlotte over three years, according to company representatives.  Its office is in the Ballantyne Corporate Park, at 13777 Ballantyne Corporate Place.

Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory, now a gubernatorial candidate, will help cut the ribbon on the new operations center Monday morning, July 9, at 10 a.m. Joining him will be company chairman and CEO, Bradley Jacobs.

The company currently is hiring for carrier procurement, sales, recruiting, training and human resources positions. Find more information on the openings at the company’s hiring website, www.xpologistics.com/work-for-us.

As part of the deal for opening the operations center in North Carolina, the Michigan-based company may get up to $4.3 million in incentives and grants from the state, according to the governor’s office.

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