October 24, 2016
The OEM has ended its contract with XPO Logistics in Iowa, and plans to cut 69 jobs.
HP Inc will “lay off 32 people” and XPO Logistics will “lay off 37”, according to a “letter filed with the State Workforce Development Agency”, reported ttnews. The two companies have ended their contract in which XPO, listed number two in the top 50 list “of the largest logistics companies in North America”, operated out of a warehouse in Des Moines for HP Inc.
Gary Frantz, spokesman for XPO said that “the warehouse is transitioning to another company as of Oct. 31. The 37 workers affected will have opportunities with the new employer and in other parts of XPO”. XPO employs 600 people in Iowa, and two thirds are in the Des Moines area.
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