Synek to Run XPO's N. American Transportation

Furniture Today, July 27, 2017 - GREENWICH, Conn. – XPO Logistics has named Christopher Synek president of transportation for North America, reporting to Troy Cooper, chief operating officer.

Synek has P&L responsibility for the company’s brokerage, expedite, intermodal, drayage and global forwarding business units.

With 20 years of executive experience in the energy and waste management sectors, Synek most recently as CEO of Tervita Corp., an industrial environmental services provider with more than $6 billion in annual revenue. Previously, he held senior leadership positions for over a decade with Republic Services, a waste management leader with more than $9 billion in annual revenue, including seven years as senior vice president of operations. While with Cintas Corp., a market leader of corporate identity products with more than $5 billion in annual revenue, he served first as general manager and later as group vice president with executive responsibility for operations, sales and customer service.

“Chris has an impressive history of galvanizing operations across multiple service offerings,” Cooper said. “His skills align perfectly with our results-oriented culture.”

XPO Logisticsis a top ten global logistics provider. The company operates in 34 countries, with more than 89,000 employees and 1,431 locations. XPO works with more than 50,000 customers to manage their goods more efficiently throughout their supply chains.