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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 Logistics $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 Holdings $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
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Logistics News

Business, Logistics, Private

Amazon Revenue Beats Q4 Estimates, Profits Slump

NEW YORK — Amazon on Feb. 2 reported worse-than-expected profits, but its revenue beat expectations, boosted by sales in North America businesses and the cloud-computing unit AWS.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
February 2, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Democrats Tout Biden’s Big Infrastructure Implementation

The leader of the U.S. Senate is among senior Democrats praising the Biden White House’s management of a $1.2 infrastructure law amid renewed calls for oversight from congressional Republicans.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 2, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Mitsubishi Warehouse Deal With Port of San Diego Falls Through

A deal between the Port of San Diego and Mitsubishi Cement Corp. for a storage facility at the 10th Avenue Marine Terminal has fallen through, officials announced Feb. 1.

Joshua Emerson Smith | The San Diego Union-Tribune
February 2, 2023
Business, Logistics

C.H. Robinson Reports 58.2% Earnings Drop for Q4

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. experienced a year-over-year decline in revenue and earnings during the fourth quarter of 2022, the company reported Feb. 1.

February 2, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

Three Companies Expand in Kentucky Distribution, Logistics Hub

Northern Kentucky’s footprint for logistics, distribution, transportation and cargo businesses has recently grown with three company expansions totaling $17.4 million.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 2, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Schneider Reports 18% Earnings Decline for Q4

Schneider experienced an 18% year-over-year drop in fourth-quarter earnings, the company reported Feb. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 2, 2023
Business, Logistics, Top 100

ODFL Reports Record-Setting 2022; CEO Transition Plan Announced

Old Dominion Freight Line capped a record-setting year with revenue and earnings increases in the fourth quarter of 2022, the company reported Feb. 1, one day after revealing its leadership transition plan.

February 2, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Landstar System Reports Revenue Decline for Q4

Landstar System Inc. experienced a year-over-year decline in revenue and earnings during the fourth quarter of 2022, the company reported Feb. 1.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 2, 2023
Government, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

ATA President Chris Spear Presses House Panel on IIJA Oversight, Freight Workforce

WASHINGTON — Advancing supply chain connectivity programs and promoting the freight workforce are priorities American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear called on Congress to pursue over the next two years.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 1, 2023
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Colorado Renews Emergency Order for Fuel Transport

An ongoing refinery shutdown has prompted Colorado’s governor to extend a fuel supply chain emergency order enabling commercial vehicles to carry heavier fuel loads on state highways for another month.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 1, 2023

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