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Robert.Jervis_43227 Apr 15

XPO shows endurance with IRONMAN

XPO shows endurance with IRONMAN
XPO Logistics named Official Logistics Supplier of IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 races in Europe
XPO Logistics and IRONMAN Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) have announced a multi-year partnership running through 2023. IRONMAN is the world’s premier organizer of mass-participation sports events, including the IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon series.
XPO will transport IRONMAN tents, fencing, staging and other essential infrastructure from race to race and country to country, installing it on-site each time. Teams of XPO drivers will operate a dedicated truck fleet across Europe to set up in advance of the more than 20 races scheduled in 2021.
Thibault Vellard, Sales Director, EMEA, for the IRONMAN Group, said:

“We know we can count on XPO to provide transport services of the highest quality across Europe. XPO’s decades of experience with world-class events makes them the ideal logistics partner to support our IRONMAN competitions.”
Malcolm Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of XPO Logistics – Europe, said:

“We thank IRONMAN for entrusting us with the critical logistics required to organize their renowned races in Europe. We’re looking forward to doing our part in making these events a success for everyone involved.”
XPO has a long track record of serving as an official partner for world-class sporting events, including 40 years with the Tour de France, with responsibility for transporting critical equipment between race stages and venues. XPO provides similar services for the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon, Tour Voile (sailing), Evian Championship (golf), Arctic Race of Norway (cycling), Freeride World Tour (skiing and snowboarding), Coupe de France (soccer) and other prestigious competitions