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
est
$613.0
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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
est
$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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