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VIDEO: Mayor Caldwell announces additional $75 million in grants for Oahu small businesses

Mayor Kirk Caldwell has announced an additional $75 million in additional financial support for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Caldwell said the City and County of Honolulu’s Small Business Relief and Recovery Fund will distribute the money in the form of reimbursement grants, which will not need to be repaid. The size of businesses that qualify for the grants has gone up, and those that have previously applied can return for another round of funding, he added.

“The SBRRF is our primary tool for helping small businesses stay afloat while we work as a community to beat back COVID-19,” Caldwell said. “To better meet the needs of those businesses that are suffering greatly during this pandemic, we are adapting this program with the input of community members.”

More than $50 million in aid has been distributed to over 5,500 small businesses on Oahu. Following an initial $25 million

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XPO Logistics Appoints Erik Caldwell as President of Last Mile Business Unit in North America

GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), the largest provider of last mile logistics for heavy goods in North America, today announced the appointment of Erik Caldwell as president of its last mile business unit. Caldwell has P&L responsibility for XPO’s last mile operations in the US and Canada. The unit manages more than 10 million home deliveries and installations of big and bulky products annually, including appliances, exercise equipment and furniture.

Caldwell has 16 years of executive experience with retail and industrial supply chains. He joined XPO in 2017 as chief operating officer, supply chain – Americas and Asia Pacific. Previously, Caldwell was senior vice president, supply chain and digital operations with Hudson’s Bay Company; senior vice president, global Rx operations with Luxottica; and director of retail solutions with DHL, where he also served as regional director of last mile operations. Earlier, he

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