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SAINT JOSEPH, Mich., May 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. (XPO) today reported its earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011.
XPO continued its solid financial performance as first quarter revenues increased by 31% to $41.5 million compared to $31.6 million in the first quarter of 2010. During the same period, net income improved 34% to $1,117,000 or $0.03 per fully diluted share compared to $834,000 or $0.03 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2010.
Michael R. Welch, the Company's CEO commented, "Once again each operating division showed impressive top line growth which continued to fuel the overall improved profitability of XPO. At this point, we believe that 2011 has the potential to be a year of strong growth and profitability as tightening freight capacity should improve the overall freight environment."
"Our consistent approach of focusing on sales growth and diversification while holding cost increases in line have paid off for XPO over the past couple of years. We look forward to another solid year from Mike and his team in 2011," stated Board Chairman, Jim Martell.
Updated final earnings announcement date
Management will conduct a conference call Friday, May 13, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. EDT to discuss the Company's first quarter financial results. Those interested in accessing an archived Webcast of the call should visit the Company's Website at www.xpocorporate.com. Those wishing to take part in the live teleconference call can dial 877-407-9205 with international participants dialing 201-689-8054. A playback will be available until midnight on May 20, 2011. To listen to the playback, please call 877-660-6853. Use account number 286 and conference ID number 372319.
About Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc.
Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. is a non-asset based services organization focused on premium transportation through its business units, Express-1, Inc. (Buchanan, Michigan), Concert Group Logistics, Inc. (CGL) (Downers Grove, Illinois), and Bounce Logistics, Inc. (South Bend, Indiana). These business units are focused on premium services that include same-day, time-sensitive transportation and domestic and international freight forwarding. Serving more than 4,000 customers, the Company's premium transportation offerings are provided through one of six operations centers; Buchanan, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; Downers Grove, Illinois; Rochester Hills, Michigan; Tampa, Florida, and Miami Florida. Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE AMEX Equities Exchange under the symbol XPO. For more information about the Company, visit www.xpocorporate.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that may be subject to various risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are made based on management's current expectations or beliefs, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to management. These forward-looking statements, which may include statements regarding our future financial performance or results of operations, including expected revenue growth, cash flow growth, future expenses, future operating margins and other future or expected performance are subject to risks. These risks include: the acquisition of businesses or the launch of new lines of business could increase operating expenses and dilute operating margins; increased competition could lead to negative pressure on our pricing and the need for increased marketing; the inability to maintain, establish or renew relationships with customers, whether due to competition or other factors; the inability to comply with regulatory requirements governing our business operations; and to the general risks associated with our businesses.
In addition to the risks and uncertainties discussed above, you can find additional information concerning risks and uncertainties that would cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or suggested in the forward-looking statements in the reports that we have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release represent our judgment as of the date of this release and you should not unduly rely on such statements. Unless otherwise required by law, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise after the date of this press release. In light of these risks and uncertainties, the forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in the filing may not occur, and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements.
CONTACT: Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc.
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