2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Top Airfreight Forwarders

Rank Company Headquarters Airfreight (Metric Tons)
1 DHL Supply Chain Germany 2,081,000
2 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. Switzerland 1,304,000
3 DB Schenker USA Germany 1,101,200
4 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 935,300
5 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 921,400
6 Expeditors International of Washington United States 875,914
7 Nippon Express Co. Japan 705,478
8 Bollore Logistics France 580,000
9 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 576,225
10 DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Denmark 574,644
11 Sinotrans Ltd. China 548,600
12 Kintetsu World Express Japan 457,000
13 Ceva Logistics Switzerland 421,800
14 Agility Logistics Switzerland 372,700
15 Yusen Logistics Japan 332,389
16 Geodis France 330,000
17 NNR Global Logistics Japan 286,897
18 Kerry Logistics Network Hong Kong 282,200
19 FedEx Logistics United States 268,340
20 Apex Logistics International United States 260,000
21 Hitachi Transport System Japan 230,000
22 Dachser SE Germany 224,000
23 Pilot Freight Services United States 220,000
24 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 219,000
25 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 195,082
26 Damco International The Netherlands 180,000
27 Logwin Logistics Germany 140,000
28 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 115,000
29 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 114,000
30 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 113,119
31 Beijing Harmony Shipping & Fowarding Agent Co. China 100,000
32 XPO Logistics Inc. United States 72,600
33 Seko Logistics United States 70,000
34 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 66,000
35 OIA Global United States 65,000
36 BDP International United States 60,000
37 AWOT Global China 60,000
38 CJ Logistics South Korea 57,517
39 American Global Logistics United States 50,000
40 BEL International Logistics Ltd. Hong Kong 50,000
41 Shanghai Hengrong International Transportation China 40,000
42 Scanwell Logistics United States 40,000
43 Cargo Services Far East Ltd. Hong Kong 31,000
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Top 50 News
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Americold Agrees to Acquire Cloverleaf Cold Storage

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Americold Logistics has agreed to buy Cloverleaf Cold Storage for $1.24 billion, a move that ramps up a trend toward consolidation in the refrigerated warehousing sector.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 16, 2019
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About Us: Transport Topics' Top 50 Logistics Companies

The Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies is a listing of the largest logistics companies in North America.

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How Consolidation and Freight Networks Are Disrupting the Logistics Landscape

Logistics companies are employing new business strategies to adapt to an ever-changing market.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
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Is Amazon a Logistics Company? All Signs Point to That

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Should Amazon.com be considered one of the largest logistics companies in North America? The answer, according to most industry observers, is yes. And how big is that business? That question, unfortunately, can’t be answered definitively, at least not yet.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
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2018 Was a Year of Extraordinary Growth for 3PLs

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The two main drivers of growth for logistics companies in 2018 were an inventory buildup to beat tariffs and solid expansion in the domestic economy.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 8, 2019
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2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies

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XPO Logistics remains ­firmly entrenched atop Transport Topics' 2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings after a meteoric rise fueled by a string of high-profile acquisitions over the last eight years. Read about the full rankings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
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Cynosure Invests in Visible Supply Chain Management

Visible

Visible Supply Chain Management has received an unspecified equity investment in its business from The Cynosure Group, an investment firm controlled by the Eccles family in Salt Lake City, according to a statement released April 3.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 4, 2019
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XPO Logistics to Launch Enhanced Last-Mile Capabilities Online

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XPO Logistics Inc. will launch expanded last-mile capabilities on its XPO Connect digital freight marketplace, company officials said.

April 4, 2019
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Investment Firm Regains Ownership of GlobalTranz

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GlobalTranz Enterprises has struck a deal with Providence Equity Partners to acquire the business from The Jordan Co. in a move designed to provide additional financial support for the company’s aggressive growth strategy.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 4, 2019
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Ceva to Manage Ikea Distribution Center in New York

Ceva Logistics truck on highway

Ceva Logistics has opened a customer distribution center with home-furnishings retailer Ikea in Staten Island, N.Y., according to a news release.

March 11, 2019

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