XPO Logistics Inc. said Wednesday said it has more than 1,400 jobs available in North America, as the trucking company said it is accelerating hiring to meet growing demand. The company said of the jobs available, about 750 jobs are for CDL-A commercial truck drivers and 700 jobs are for dockworkers, including 100 openings available for those earning pay while training tuition free for a commercial driving career. The stock, which was still inactive in premarket trading, has gained 5.3% year to date, while the Dow Jones Transportation Average has soared 18.7% and the S&P 500 has gained 8.5%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
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