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About Us: Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies

The Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies is a listing of the largest logistics companies in North America.

March 30, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2020 Top 50 Logistics Companies

XPO Logistics truck. XPO Logistics easily retained its top spot on this year's list, but that might not be the case for that much longer. (TT File Photo)

The logistics business is evolving rapidly as companies invest in technology to boost efficiency and meet shippers’ rising expectations, but Transport Topics’ annual ranking of the largest third-party logistics companies in North America reveals few changes at the top this year.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 30, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

How 3PLs Are Evolving to Stay Competitive

Inside the Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters of Atlantic Logistics. Inside the Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters of Atlantic Logistics. (James Crichlow/Atlantic Logistics)

Although demand for logistics services likely will increase in the decade ahead, freight brokers and 3PLs will need to adapt and evolve to remain relevant in this rapidly changing industry. Part of our 2020 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings package.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 30, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

After Mixed Financial Results in 2019, 3PLs Face Coronavirus Headwinds

The airfreight forwarding sector, in which DHL ranks No. 1, logged one of the weakest years for logistics subsegments. The airfreight forwarding sector, in which DHL ranks No. 1, logged one of the weakest years for logistics subsegments. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Coming off an extraordinary growth market in 2018, third-party logistics companies operating in the United States experienced a more mixed year in 2019.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
March 19, 2020
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January 14, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

How Consolidation and Freight Networks Are Disrupting the Logistics Landscape

Employees at C.H. Robinson. (Photo courtesy of Steven A. Smith)

Logistics companies are employing new business strategies to adapt to an ever-changing market.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Is Amazon a Logistics Company? All Signs Point to That

Amazon Warehouse An employee packs a box at the Amazon.com fulfillment center in Robbinsville, N.J. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

Should Amazon.com be considered one of the largest logistics companies in North America? The answer, according to most industry observers, is yes. And how big is that business? That question, unfortunately, can’t be answered definitively, at least not yet.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2018 Was a Year of Extraordinary Growth for 3PLs

C.H. Robinson truck C.H. Robinson led the nonasset-based domestic transportation management segment. TT File Photo

The two main drivers of growth for logistics companies in 2018 were an inventory buildup to beat tariffs and solid expansion in the domestic economy.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies

XPO Logistics truck With XPO putting a hold on acquisitions, others have taken the opportunity to challenge the company for logistics supremacy. (TT File Photo)

XPO Logistics remains ­firmly entrenched atop Transport Topics' 2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings after a meteoric rise fueled by a string of high-profile acquisitions over the last eight years. Read about the full rankings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

LiveOnWeb Preview: Logistics, Accelerated

Transport Topics Executive Editor Joe Howard previews the April 18 LiveOnWeb program, Logistics Accelerated, which looks at innovation and technology that is shaping the logistics industry.

April 11, 2018

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