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2020 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
Up Front
The third-party logistics business is undergoing a dramatic, technology-driven transformation.
Find out where the Top 50 are located by U.S. region.
Evan Armstrong breaks down how logistics segments performed in 2019.
Rankings
Rank Company Headquarters Airfreight (Metric Tons)
1 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 2,051,000
2 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 1,643,000
3 DB Schenker Germany 1,162,000
4 DSV A/S Denmark 1,071,266
5 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 965,700
6 Expeditors International of Washington United States 955,391
7 Nippon Express Japan 752,942
8 Bollore Logistics France 634,000
9 Kintetsu World Express Japan 600,849
10 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 586,670
11 Hitachi Transport System Japan 538,000
12 Sinotrans Ltd. China 530,100
13 Apex Logistics International Hong Kong 520,000
14 Ceva Logistics France 476,600
15 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 453,000
16 Agility Logistics Kuwait 415,000
17 Yusen Logistics Japan 380,000
18 Geodis France 363,451
19 Dachser SE Germany 344,900
20 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 337,300
21 FedEx Logistics United States 276,400
22 NNR Global Logistics Japan 260,029
23 Pilot Freight Services United States 230,000
24 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 213,200
25 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 210,000
26 EFL Sri Lanka 188,264
27 Logwin AG Luxembourg 180,000
28 Cargo-Partner Austria 173,247
29 Trinity Logistics USA United States 164,000
30 Damco/Maersk Logistics The Netherlands 158,405
31 AWOT Global Logistics Group China 158,343
32 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 127,418
33 Toll Group Australia 113,000
34 Beijing Harmony Shipping & Forwarding Agent China 100,000
35 Seko Logistics United States 90,000
36 Worldwide Logistics Group China 87,549
37 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 86,000
38 Nissin Corp. Japan 85,000
39 APL Logistics Singapore 82,554
40 BDP International United States 76,000
41 OIA Global United States 75,000
42 XPO Logistics United States 70,200
43 Gebruder Weiss Austria 61,000
44 Noatum Logistics Spain 53,800
45 Imperial Logistics South Africa 53,660
46 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 50,000
46 BEL International Logistics Hong Kong 50,000
48 CJ Logistics South Korea 43,954
49 Scanwell Logistics United States 40,000
49 Shanghai Hengrong International Transportation China 40,000
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On the Bubble

Averitt Express ($260 million), Cookeville, Tenn., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, custom brokerage, dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, supply chain consulting, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Logistics News
Government, Business, Logistics

Maine’s New Madawaska Bridge to Canada Opens

A new bridge and land port of entry between Maine and Canada has opened, the culmination of a $97.5 million project to build a larger structure to replace a 104-year-old span.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Supreme Court to Consider Approval for Utah Rail Project

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed to consider reviving a critical approval for a railroad project that would carry crude oil and boost fossil fuel production in rural eastern Utah.

June 24, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Dali Cargo Ship Leaves Baltimore for Virginia

The cargo ship Dali headed out of Baltimore for Virginia, three months after it lost power and crashed into one of the Key Bridge’s supporting columns and caused the bridge to collapse.

Brian Witte | Associated Press
June 24, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Railroads Must Report Hazmat Immediately After Derailment

OMAHA, Neb. — A new federal rule aims to ensure first responders can find out what hazardous chemicals are on a train almost immediately after a derailment so they can respond appropriately.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
June 24, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

UPS to Sell Coyote Logistics to RXO

UPS Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its asset-light freight brokerage business, Coyote Logistics, to RXO Inc., the company announced June 23.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Congress Debates FY25 NDAA

A comprehensive defense policy measure recently approved in the House of Representatives proposes security enhancements for trucks at military bases and a review of a new moving contract.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 20, 2024
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

ATA Reports Tonnage Turnaround for May With 1.5% Rise

The trucking industry experienced its first increase in tonnage this year during May, a 1.5% bump, American Trucking Associations reported June 18.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 20, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Is Shifting to Recycled Paper Filling for Packages

Amazon is shifting from the plastic air pillows used for packaging in North America to recycled paper because it’s more environmentally sound, and it says paper just works better.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
June 20, 2024
Business, Logistics

Private Equity Firms Invest in RPM Freight Systems

RPM Freight Systems is to receive backing from private equity firms Trive Capital and Bluejay Capital Partners, the investors said in a news release.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, For-Hire

Artur Express to Run 100 Kodiak Self-Driving Sleeper Trucks

Artur Express plans to operate 100 sleeper trucks with Kodiak Robotics’ self-driving truck technology installed in a partnership between the companies, they said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2024
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