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)sort descending
1 Werner Global Logistics United States 20,000
2 Zephyr Logistics China 20,000
3 Trinity Logistics United States 24,000
4 Sankyu Inc. Japan 24,172
5 MIQ Logistics United States 30,000
6 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 30,000
7 Air-City Co. Hong Kong 30,000
8 Cargo Services Far East Ltd. Hong Kong 31,000
9 Scanwell Logistics United States 40,000
10 Shanghai Hengrong International Transportation China 40,000
11 American Global Logistics United States 50,000
12 BEL International Logistics Ltd. Hong Kong 50,000
13 CJ Logistics South Korea 57,517
14 BDP International United States 60,000
15 AWOT Global China 60,000
16 OIA Global United States 65,000
17 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 66,000
18 Seko Logistics United States 70,000
19 XPO Logistics Inc. United States 72,600
20 Beijing Harmony Shipping & Fowarding Agent Co. China 100,000
21 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 113,119
22 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 114,000
23 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 115,000
24 Logwin Logistics Germany 140,000
25 Damco International The Netherlands 180,000
26 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 195,082
27 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 219,000
28 Pilot Freight Services United States 220,000
29 Dachser SE Germany 224,000
30 Hitachi Transport System Japan 230,000
31 Apex Logistics International United States 260,000
32 FedEx Corp. United States 268,340
33 Kerry Logistics Network Hong Kong 282,200
34 NNR Global Logistics Japan 286,897
35 Geodis United States 330,000
36 Yusen Logistics Japan 332,389
37 Agility Logistics Switzerland 372,700
38 Ceva Logistics The Netherlands 421,800
39 Kintetsu World Express Japan 457,000
40 Sinotrans Ltd. China 548,600
41 DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Copenhagen, Denmark 574,644
42 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 576,225
43 Bollore Logistics France 580,000
44 Nippon Express Co. Japan 705,478
45 Expeditors International of Washington United States 875,914
46 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 921,400
47 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 935,300
48 DB Schenker USA Germany 1,101,200
49 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. Switzerland 1,304,000
50 DHL Supply Chain Germany 2,081,000
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Top 50 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50

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
Business, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Acquires Spanish Freight Forwarder Space Cargo Group

C.H. Robinson truck

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, in a move to bolster its international freight business, has purchased The Space Cargo Group, a company based in Madrid that provides freight forwarding, customs brokerage and other logistic services in Spain and Colombia, for $48 million in cash.

March 1, 2019
Business, Top 50

Universal Logistics Reports Record Revenue in 4Q, 2018

Universal Logistics

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. reported its best quarter ever, marking its eighth consecutive reporting period in which a revenue record was set.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Completes First Year as Public Company With Solid Financial Results

Americold facility in Mableton, Ga.

Warehouse operator Americold completed its first year as a public company by reporting solid gains in revenue and higher operating profits in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 21, 2019
Business, Top 50

J.B. Hunt Finalizes Acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery

Workers for Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery unload furniture.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services completed the purchase of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery on Feb. 15, the Lowell, Ark.-based transportation company and logistics firm announced.

February 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO’s Brad Jacobs Hits Brakes on M&As

XPO Logistics

After building a fortune and several businesses by buying company after company, XPO Logistics Inc. CEO Brad Jacobs is abandoning acquisitions, a principal reason many investors bought into the stock.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

XPO Denies Memphis Plant Closing Is Retaliation

XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics Inc. confirmed Feb. 14 that it will close a facility in Memphis, Tenn., where some employees have made allegations of pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment, and the next day CEO Brad Jacobs said a customer's request prompted the decision.

Paul Schott | Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, Conn.)
February 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Montreal Firm FLS Transportation Services Acquires Scott Logistics

FLS Transportation Services, a Montreal-based 3PL, has announced the acquisition of Scott Logistics Corp., a freight broker headquartered in Georgia.

February 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Reports Disappointing Earnings

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics reported disappointing earnings for the fourth quarter of 2018 and lowered its guidance for 2019 due, in large part, to a sharp drop-off in shipments from its largest customer — believed to be Amazon.com.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 14, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Redwood Logistics Acquires Strive Logistics

Dispatchers at Redwood Logistics' Chicago office

Redwood Logistics said it is acquiring Strive Logistics, a move that will create a multimodal freight brokerage firm with more than $1 billion in freight under management.

February 13, 2019


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