GXO Logistics, Inc., the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, today announced plans to hire more than 9,000 logistics employees across the U.S. and Canada ahead of the peak holiday season. Globally, GXO is recruiting more than 20,000 employees and will continue to expand its use of advanced automation to boost productivity, enhance safety and improve the employee experience.

“We’re proud to offer opportunities to thousands of people across the U.S. and Canada ahead of the busy holiday shopping season,” said GXO’s Chief Human Resources Officer Maryclaire Hammond.

“When you come to GXO, you can expect to work with terrific colleagues and use our industry-leading technology in an inclusive environment where we invest in your success. We’re looking for outstanding people to join our dynamic team.”

The open positions include salaried, hourly, and contractor roles with flexible shift options and full- and part-time employment opportunities. GXO offers competitive compensation and benefits from day one, including sign-on bonuses, hourly wage incentives and other performance-based programs.

Full-time GXO employees receive comprehensive health, vision and dental insurance and parental care and leave programs. GXO also offers a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement and development opportunities through the Grow at GXO program, which gives employees the opportunity to gain valuable experience and advance their careers. Interested individuals are encouraged to visit GXO Careers to learn more about our open positions and apply online. Key states where GXO is hiring include: California, Georgia, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Texas.

GXO is responding to the ecommerce surge by increasing deployment of automation across its operations — up 40 percent year-over-year. The company plans to deploy 3,100 robots in North America by the end of 2021 and open nine new automated sites in the U.S. and three in Europe. GXO offers employees the opportunity to work alongside leading-edge technologies that are reshaping the logistics industry.

Across the company, employees receive extensive safety training with automated technologies that also reduce training time by up to 80 percent.