2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
1 1 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 3,108
est
5,900 12,700
2 12 XPO Logistics Inc. 2,841
est
5,536
est
-
3 2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,660
est
5,816 -
4 4 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,268 13,476 13,159
5 5 Expeditors International of Washington 2,188 6,617 15,397
6 3 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 1,925
est
2,443
est
-
7 6 DHL Supply Chain 1,815 3,300 -
8 10 FedEx Corp. 1,625
est
3,178 -
9 7 Ceva Logistics 1,570
est
2,452 -
10 8 Americold Logistics 1,555
est
- -
11 9 UTi Worldwide 1,330
est
3,696
est
-
12 11 Schneider 1,275
est
3,480
est
-
13 13 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. 1,197 5,230 -
14 15 Penske Logistics 1,150
est
1,430
est
13,750
15 16 NFI 1,130 1,200 8,101
16 14 Swift Transportation 1,065
est
1,418
est
120
17 20 DB Schenker USA 898 2,687 -
18 19 Neovia Logistics 860 - -
19 17 Werner Global Logistics 826 1,052 4,933
20 18 Ruan 816 869 5,558
21 - Lineage Logistics 800 - -
22 24 OHL 732
est
1,470 8,000
23 22 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 681
est
- -
24 23 APL Logistics 660
est
1,030 6,000
25 27 Kenco Group 535 582 3,800
26 26 Panalpina Inc. 459 2,784 -
27 33 Total Quality Logistics 446 2,240 3,791
28 30 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 444 - -
29 31 Hub Group 413 3,526 2,633
30 34 DSC Logistics 405 - -
31 32 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 390 - 2,587
32 28 U.S. Xpress Inc. 351 508 -
33 40 BDP International 297 1,900 -
34 36 Landstar System 292
est
1,760
est
1,223
35 45 Echo Global Logistics 290 1,512 2,335
36 35 Toll Global Forwarding 285 1,448 -
37 37 Performance Team 278 279 4,300
38 38 Burris Logistics 275 3,524 -
39 42 Preferred Freezer Services 265
est
324 1,525
40 - Apex Logistics International 255
est
613 -
41 41 Cowan Logistics 252 347 1,258
42 29 Fidelitone 235 245 690
43 - Estenson Logistics 226 226 -
44 47 Crane Worldwide Logistics 217 654 -
45 44 Averitt Express Inc. 204 396 -
46 - Worldwide Express 200
est
750 -
47 - Port Logistics Group 190 200 2,500
48 - Radiant Logistics 189 872 -
49 43 SCI Group 187 189 -
50 50 Agility Logistics 180
est
774
est
-
50 48 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 180
est
590
est
-
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Top 50 News
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Universal Expects Growth in Operating Income, EPS for First Time Since 2015

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. expects revenue to grow about 10% in the third quarter when earnings are released after the market closes Oct. 26.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2017
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Cardinal Logistics to Lay Off 69 Employees in Virginia on Dec. 2

Cardinal Logistics Management Corp. will lay off 69 employees in Salem, Va., on Dec. 2 because of the “unexpected termination of a major business contract,” according to a filing with the state. Most of the 69 are truck drivers.

October 6, 2017
Top 50

North American Ports

Port of Los Angeles

A working group tasked with setting standards on port performance has not convened once in 2017 after business leaders and unions battled over whether to include metrics such as truck turn times and chassis availability in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s first annual report to Congress.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 11, 2017
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Focus on Air Cargo

FedEx cargo plane

A look at revenue generated by the world’s largest freight carriers shows a mixed picture. Check out our 2017 Transport Topics Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list.

Daniel P. Bearth | Transport Topics Senior Features Writer
September 11, 2017
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Map: Where They Are

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September 11, 2017
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Top Cargo Airports in North America

September 11, 2017
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Philadelphia Port Sees Continued Growth in Imports

The Philadelphia port continues to be on a roll, with more containerized freight, more liquid bulk cargoes, and more cars arriving at Philadelphia’s 15 piers and terminals on the Delaware River.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
September 6, 2017
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A Timeline of Inland Ports

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September 19, 2016
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North American Ports

Check out this map of North American ports by region.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Features Writer
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