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xpo renews mit deal

xpo renews mit deal

The terms of the renewal are tailored to XPO’s role as a technology leader in the supply chain industry. The ILP is structured to foster collaboration between XPO and MIT, providing these and other benefits: XPO continues to monitor emerging technologies that may be applied to solve transportation and logistics challenges. The company also has access to MIT’s private knowledge base maintained by its faculty and researchers; The ILP’s Start-up Exchange connects XPO with innovations under development that may have significant supply chain benefits. The Start-up Exchange has over 1,800 active MIT technology companies developing advances in nanotechnology, process efficiency, communications, and other areas; MIT will continue to help XPO engage with MIT students for internships and job recruitment, identifying candidates who are a strong match with XPO’s prioritization of customer service, productivity, and intelligent technology.

Mario Harik, chief information officer of XPO Logistics, said, “Our first 12 months with the Industrial Liaison Program exceeded our expectations for the give and take of insights into transformative technologies. We’re excited to explore a new wave of advances for our customers through our continued work with the pioneering thinkers of the MIT ILP.”

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