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2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
Up Front
The pandemic-driven spike in online shopping has forced firms to adjust operations.
For the 2021 list, we've decided to use a different metric to rank companies.
Find out where the Top 50 are located by U.S. region.
Rankings
Rank This Year Company Gross Revenue (Millions) Net Revenue (Millions) Employees
1 C.H. Robinson Worldwide $15,490 $2,241
est
9,114
2 XPO Logistics $12,107 $6,470
est
62,000
3 UPS Supply Chain Solutions $11,048 $5,565
est
77,000
4 Expeditors International of Washington $10,116 $2,927
est
17,908
5 J.B. Hunt Transport Services $9,198 $3,045
est
23,000
6 Kuehne + Nagel Americas $6,615 $1,656
est
15,000
7 DHL Supply Chain $5,800 $5,290
est
36,339
8 Transportation Insight Holding Co. $4,270 $280
est
1,800
9 Total Quality Logistics $4,138 $736
est
5,000
10 Burris Logistics $4,100 $435
est
2,109
11 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions $3,774 $2,800
est
15,000
12 Hub Group $3,646 $449
est
5,000
13 Uber Freight/Transplace Inc. $3,400 $334
est
2,800
14 DSV A/S $2,970 $730
est
-
15 Schneider $2,814 $1,135
est
1,500
16 Geodis (North America) $2,700 $1,600
est
17,337
17 NFI $2,631 $2,214
est
14,500
18 Penske Logistics $2,600 $2,040
est
20,033
19 Echo Global Logistics $2,512 $393
est
2,593
20 DB Schenker (North America) $2,335 $840
est
8,700
21 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services $2,300 $2,140
est
28,500
22 Landstar System $2,196 $365
est
700
23 Mode Global $2,100 $287
est
435
23 FedEx Logistics $2,100 $1,075
est
20,000
25 Americold Logistics $1,990 $1,580
est
16,000
26 Ceva Logistics (North America) $1,975 $935
est
17,000
27 GlobalTranz Enterprises $1,651 $263
est
1,152
28 Worldwide Express/GlobalTranz $1,650 $360
est
2,000
29 BDP International $1,552 $379
est
5,000
30 Werner Enterprises $1,527 $1,120
est
6,495
31 Lineage Logistics $1,440 $1,440
est
14,000
32 Knight-Swift Transportation $1,330 $665
est
20,000
33 TransGroup Global Logistics $1,300 $580
est
1,740
34 Ruan $1,223 $860
est
5,500
35 AIT Worldwide Logistics $1,220 $256
est
1,719
36 Syncreon $1,203 $1,080
est
-
37 Radial $1,200 $1,200
est
4,600
38 Universal Logistics Holdings $1,190 $550
est
7,550
39 Capstone Logistics $1,040 $900
est
12,000
40 Odyssey Logistics & Technology $1,018 $365
est
2,600
41 Uber Freight $1,011 $120
est
-
42 APL Logistics (North America) $1,010 $625
est
4,000
43 Ascent Global Logistics $974 $140
est
950
44 Crane Worldwide Logistics $916 $267
est
1,800
45 OIA Global $876 $164
est
1,300
46 Pilot Freight Services $874 $250
est
2,500
47 U.S. Xpress Enterprises $857 $609
est
3,895
48 Cardinal Logistics $849 $752
est
4,250
49 Radiant Logistics $847 $199
est
603
50 Nippon Express (North America) $844 $300
est
2,931
Extras
Evan Armstrong breaks down how COVID-19 challenged companies in 2020.
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On the Bubble

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Logistics News
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Freight Rail Layoffs Renew Concerns About Safety and Service

The latest rail layoffs, combined with an investment fund’s ongoing campaign for control of Norfolk Southern, are renewing concerns about the effects cuts might have on safety and service.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
March 1, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Kodiak Transports Refrigerated Freight for Martin-Brower

Kodiak Robotics’ autonomous semis are carrying loads for logistics group Martin-Brower Co. on routes between Dallas and Oklahoma City, the companies said Feb. 29.

March 1, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Navistar Launches Integrated Powertrain

Truck maker Navistar announced Feb. 26 it has made the first deliveries of its International LT Series equipped with the International S13 Integrated Powertrain.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Spot Market Remains Suppressed Amid Stubborn Capacity

The trucking spot market has remained in a down cycle for more than a year as the number of trucks and drivers diminished — albeit at a slower rate than the decline in overall freight demand.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, TCA

Could Free Shipping Be Coming to an End for Online Shoppers?

A Google search for “end of free shipping” churns out dozens of media and trade group reports. This time, however, consumer concerns may be warranted.

February 29, 2024
Government, Safety, Logistics

FMC’s Maffei Highlights Supply Chain, Overseas Disruptions

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Federal Maritime Commission told senators investing in infrastructure projects would continue to enhance supply chain connectivity.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Forward Air Reports 138% Earnings Drop for Q4

Forward Air Corp. experienced a 138% earnings drop year-over-year during the fourth quarter of 2023, the company reported Feb. 28.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

EPA Announces $3 Billion in Clean Port Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $3 billion in grants are available this year in a Clean Ports Program to pay for zero-emission port equipment and infrastructure.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

Higher Container Volumes Signal Strong Start to New Year

The four major West Coast ports reported significantly higher volumes to open the new year.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Contractor Passes IT Systems Test for Military Moves

The U.S. Transportation Command reported that the contractor for a multibillion-dollar military moving contract passed a test of its IT systems that had caused an implementation delay.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 28, 2024
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