2019 Top Freight Brokerage Firms

2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Freight Brokerage Firms

Rank Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Types of Freight
1 C.H. Robinson Worldwide $1,788.5 $11,247.9 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
2 Total Quality Logistics $683.0 $3,643.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
3 Coyote Logistics $515.0 $4,000.0
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rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
4 XPO Logistics $514.0 $2,900.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
5 Echo Global Logistics $420.4 $2,439.7 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
6 Landstar System $400.0 $2,408.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
7 Worldwide Express/GlobalTranz $360.0 $1,650.0 air/expedited, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, parcel
8 GlobalTranz Enterprises $245.0 $1,384.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank, parcel
9 J.B. Hunt Integrated Capacity Solutions $205.5 $1,334.6 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
10 Sunteck TTS $196.8 $1,110.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
11 BlueGrace Logistics $180.0
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$338.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
12 MODE Global $145.5 $1,254.9 air/expedited (7,400), rail intermodal (204,057), LTL (375,556), dry van truckload (222,351), parcel (61,884)
13 Schneider $120.0 $800.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
14 BNSF Logistics $114.0
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$613.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
15 Nolan Transportation Group $107.0 $811.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
16 England Logistics $101.0 $508.8 rail intermodal (1,204), LTL (66,876), dry van truckload (68,026), refrigerated (43,776), flatbed/heavy haul (6,383), parcel (798,219)
17 Allen Lund Co. $97.0 $653.1 rail intermodal (309), LTL (97,000), dry van truckload (194,889), refrigerated (91,426), flatbed/heavy haul (8,624)
18 Trinity Logistics $88.0 $555.0 rail intermodal (4,485), LTL (64,022), dry van truckload (104,572), refrigerated (52,286), flatbed/heavy haul (92,123)
19 Redwood Logistics $85.0 $500.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, parcel
20 Werner Logistics $81.9 $518.1 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
21 FLS Transportation Services $75.0 $500.0 air/expedited (1,850), rail intermodal (850), LTL (86,350), dry van truckload (165,000), refrigerated (31,000), flatbed/heavy haul (14,000), bulk/tank (400)
22 Knight-Swift Transportation $75.0 $436.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, ocean container
23 ArcBest Corp. $74.0 $463.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
24 Ascent Global Logistics $70.0 $403.1 air/expedited (5,604), rail intermodal (3,150), LTL (1,049,801), dry van truckload (107,077), refrigerated (132,919), flatbed/heavy haul (17,059), bulk/tank (415)
25 Matson Logistics $67.0
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$535.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
26 Armstrong Transport Group $63.2 $435.6 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
27 ReTrans $62.2
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$364.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
28 Sureway Transportation $60.7 $412.1 air/expedited, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
29 Hub Group $60.0
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$497.3 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
30 Magnate Worldwide $55.0 $198.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
31 Universal Logistics Holdings $55.0
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$367.6 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
32 Integrity Express Logistics $54.8 $412.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
33 Traffix $54.0 $314.0 rail intermodal (4,000), LTL (11,000), dry van truckload (70,000), refrigerated (40,000), flatbed/heavy haul (3,000)
34 PLS Logistics $53.0 $470.0 air/expedited (413), rail intermodal (1,374), LTL (13,947), dry van truckload (85,280), refrigerated (3,749), flatbed/heavy haul (230,258), bulk/tank (1,557), parcel (1)
35 NFI $49.0 $323.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
36 Arrive Logistics $48.0 $368.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
37 MegaCorp Logistics $46.1 $304.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
38 Choptank Transport $45.0 $300.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
39 Cornerstone Systems $37.0
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$318.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
40 LoadDelivered $34.5
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$195.6 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
41 Circle Logistics $34.0 $172.0 rail intermodal (1,000), LTL (1,000), dry van truckload (57,000), refrigerated (4,000), flatbed/heavy haul (35,000)
42 Patterson Cos. $33.0
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$195.0
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LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
43 U.S. Xpress Enterprises $32.5 $242.8 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
44 ITS Logistics $31.0 $185.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, bulk/tank
45 Triple T Transport $30.5 $202.0 rail intermodal (643), less-than-truckload (829), dry van truckload (11,886), refrigerated (60,688), flatbed/heavy haul (238)
46 RPM $28.7 $172.5 LTL (8,914), dry van truckload (17,650), refrigerated (529), flatbed/heavy haul (3,042), bulk/tank (730)
47 USAT Logistics $28.2 $180.9 rail intermodal (3,804), dry van truckload (108,737)
48 R2 Logistics $28.0 $215.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
49 KAG Logistics $28.0 $204.9 bulk/tank (850,000)
50 Pepsi Logistics $26.8 $273.3 dry van truckload
51 Radiant Logistics $25.3 $214.5 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
52 Sunset Transportation $23.0 $159.0 air/expedited (600), rail intermodal (289), LTL (39,373), dry van truckload (72,000), refrigerated (7,575), flatbed/heavy haul (4,842), bulk/tank (2,080)
53 U.S. Logistics $23.0 $155.0 rail intermodal (1,200), LTL (3,000), dry van truckload (29,400), refrigerated (12,600), flatbed/heavy haul (37,800)
54 Geodis (North America) $22.7 $325.7 air/expedited (9,518), rail intermodal (2,800), LTL (392,000), dry van truckload (186,000), refrigerated (480,135), flatbed/heavy haul (1,806), bulk/tank (442), parcel (15,000,000)
55 Buchanan Logistics $22.0 $134.0 dry van truckload (66,000), flatbed/heavy haul (44,000)
56 CAI Logistics $22.0 $111.0 dry van truckload, LTL, flatbed/heavy haul
57 Roar Logistics $21.5 $169.4 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
58 Leonard's Express $20.2 $122.3 rail intermodal (2,017), LTL (2,164), dry van truckload (32,314), refrigerated (107,614)
59 Diversified Transportation Services $20.0
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$130.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
60 Veritiv Operating Co. $20.0
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$140.0
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rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
61 Watco Logistics $20.0 $115.0
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rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
62 D&L Transport $19.0 $126.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
63 RLS Logistics $18.0 $82.0 LTL (91,593), dry van truckload (3,679), refrigerated (30,603)
64 Covenant Transport Solutions $17.0 $120.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
65 Ruan $16.0 $100.0 rail intermodal (2,000), LTL (170,000), dry van truckload (145,000), refrigerated (11,000), flatbed/heavy haul (5,000)
66 TransCorr National Logistics $16.0 $101.0 rail intermodal (400), LTL (5,000), dry van truckload (82,600), refrigerated (500), flatbed/heavy haul (5,500)
67 FitzMark $15.0
est
$95.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
68 Averitt Express $15.0
est
$101.0 air/expedited (2,710), rail intermodal (3,989), less-than-truckload (39,837), dry van truckload (37,402), refrigerated (102), flatbed/heavy haul (278), bulk/tank (1), parcel (2)
69 Syfan Logistics $14.8 $84.4
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank, parcel
70 Amino Transport $14.5 $77.9 LTL, dry van truckload, flatbed/heavy haul, refrigerated, rail intermodal
71 Marten Transport $14.1 $86.4 refrigerated (51,104)
72 Genpro Inc. $14.0
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$130.0
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rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
73 Becker Logistics $13.2 $80.5 rail intermodal (1,083), LTL (1,967), dry van truckload (40,916), refrigerated (8,526)
74 Fastmore Logistics $13.1 $60.3 air/expedited (16,887), dry van truckload (22,549), refrigerated (683), flatbed/heavy haul (55)
75 Magellan Transport Logistics $13.0 $79.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, flatbed/heavy haul
76 CRST The Transportation Solution $13.0 $106.6
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
77 Mid America Logistics $12.9 $111.9 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
78 Koch Logistics $12.5
est
$85.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
79 Dart $12.4 $87.0
est
rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
80 Axle Logistics $12.3 $81.6 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
81 ISG Transportation $12.0 $100.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
82 Visible Supply Chain Management $12.0
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$80.0 air/expedited (386), rail intermodal (28), LTL (70,714), dry van truckload (16,961), refrigerated (6,975), flatbed/heavy haul (273), bulk/tank (37)
83 Kingsgate Logistics Services $11.9 $68.9 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
84 Eagle Transportation $11.9 $94.7 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, flatbed/heavy haul
85 Amstan Logistics $11.7 $105.8 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
86 Dupré Logistics $11.2 $85.5 rail intermodal (1,916), LTL (249), dry van truckload (45,353), refrigerated (2,015), flatbed/heavy haul (941), bulk/tank (1,910)
87 Avenger Logistics $11.1 $63.1 air/expedited (1,050), rail intermodal (105), LTL (2,210), dry van truckload (11,405), refrigerated (1,817), flatbed/heavy haul (16,730), bulk/tank (500)
88 Automated Logistics Systems $11.0 $53.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, flatbed/heavy haul
89 Scout Logistics $11.0 $95.0 dry van truckload
90 SPI International $11.0 $72.0 rail intermodal (4,295), LTL (3,515), dry van truckload (11,715), refrigerated (10,153), flatbed/heavy haul (9,372)
91 J.H. Rose Logistics $10.5
est
$70.0
est
rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
92 Bay & Bay Transportation $10.2 $75.9 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
93 Legacy Supply Chain Services $10.1 $73.0 air/expedited (750), rail intermodal (4,000), LTL (500), dry van truckload (13,000), refrigerated (1,800), flatbed/heavy haul (150)
94 Sunset Pacific Logistics Inc. $10.1 $31.3 LTL (14,560), dry van truckload (2,120)
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Matt Hamilton was appointed chief operating officer at Pilot Freight Services in Glen Mills, Pa.

November 5, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Third-Quarter Profit Lags, CEO Fired

Americold

Refrigerated warehouse operator Americold Realty Trust logged a large increase in third-quarter revenue, but earnings didn’t keep pace and dipped from the same period a year earlier. Americold also fired its CEO.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
November 5, 2021
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Expeditors International Posts Large Q3 Profit Increase

Expeditors

Expeditors International of Washington posted third-quarter gains in profit and revenue as the logistics company capitalized on tight freight capacity and soaring prices.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
November 2, 2021
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Maersk Sees Global Shipping Markets Staying Tight Into 2022

Maersk Sees Global Shipping Markets Staying Tight Into 2022

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S expects shipping markets to remain tight at least into the first quarter with global container demand set to grow faster than previously expected.

November 2, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Adds Automated Facility in Virginia

Lineage Logistics logo on roof

Lineage Logistics announced the opening of its fully automated facility located adjacent to the Port of Virginia’s Virginia International Gateway in Portsmouth, which offers an integrated network of highways, air, rail and sea services.

October 29, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Echo Global Logistics Reports Income, Profit Gains

Echo Global Logistics office

Echo Global Logistics reported gains in both income and profit for the third quarter as it took advantage of strong freight demand and tight supply.

October 27, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Posts Large Q3 Profit, Revenue Gains

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson Worldwide posted third-quarter gains in profit and revenue as it benefited from tight freight capacity.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 27, 2021
Government, Business, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Reports Strong Third-Quarter Gains

UPS

UPS Inc.’s strategy to focus on more profitable segments of the shipping business paid off in the third quarter as its revenue per item shipped rose 13% and earnings climbed.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 26, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Opens New LTL Hub in Chicago Area

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. opened a new less-than-truckload service center in the Chicago area, the company announced Oct. 18.

October 18, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Greenbriar Reportedly Considers Sale of BDP International

Shipping containers

Greenbriar Equity Group is exploring a sale of BDP International that could value the logistics company at more than $1.5 billion including debt, people with knowledge of the matter said.

October 8, 2021

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