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. Copenhagen, Denmark 574,644
11 Sinotrans Ltd. China 548,600
12 Kintetsu World Express Japan 457,000
13 Ceva Logistics The Netherlands 421,800
14 Agility Logistics Switzerland 372,700
15 Yusen Logistics Japan 332,389
16 Geodis United States 330,000
17 NNR Global Logistics Japan 286,897
18 Kerry Logistics Network Hong Kong 282,200
19 FedEx Corp. 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 Scanwell Logistics United States 40,000
42 Shanghai Hengrong International Transportation China 40,000
43 Cargo Services Far East Ltd. Hong Kong 31,000
44 MIQ Logistics United States 30,000
45 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 30,000
46 Air-City Co. Hong Kong 30,000
47 Sankyu Inc. Japan 24,172
48 Trinity Logistics United States 24,000
49 Werner Global Logistics United States 20,000
50 Zephyr Logistics China 20,000
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Port Logistics Group ($209 million), City of Industry, Calif., provides dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, freight payment and auditing, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Top 50 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2018 Top 50 Logistics Companies: XPO Retains Its Place at the Top

XPO Logistics truck in front of company headquarters

After a string of high-profile acquisitions pushed XPO Logistics to the top of the Transport Topics Logistics 50 list in 2017, the company kept its No. 1 ranking this year by growing its business organically and by effectively cross-selling transportation and logistics services to shippers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 9, 2018
Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Visions of the Future of Logistics

Here's what some industry professionals had to say about what the future may hold.

Transport Topics
April 9, 2018
Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 50

Security Robot Cuts Crime for XPO

XPO Logistics robot

A security robot that XPO Logistics deployed at its Atlanta logistics facility has reduced incidents in the parking lot and the building’s exterior to zero in the first six months it has been monitoring the area.

Transport Topics
April 5, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Investment in Technology, Innovation Is Changing Business of Logistics

Logistics

The combination of technology and innovation is changing the business of transportation and logistics in ways that are both potentially disruptive and critical to improving existing processes. And the changes are coming from inside and outside of the industry.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 3, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Ryder Acquires Last-Mile Delivery Carrier MXD Group

Ryder System Inc. is acquiring all of the outstanding equity of MXD Group, an e-commerce fulfillment provider, with its North American network of facilities, including last-mile capabilities.

Transport Topics
April 3, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

UPS Pilots Complain About Shortage of Airplanes

UPS Inc. already was in trouble with Wall Street over a long-term investment plan to cope with soaring e-commerce. Now the company is clashing with its pilots union because of a short-term fix for the same challenge.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 100, Top 50

UPS Begins Regular Cargo Flights Out of San Bernardino Airport

UPS Inc. has started operating five cargo flights a week out of San Bernardino International Airport, officials announced March 26.

Brian Whitehead | San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sun
March 28, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Logistics Revenues Due to Go Up in Quarterly Reports, but Margins Still Drag Down Profits

Third-party logistics firms capitalized on stronger demand to transport freight this summer but spent more to purchase trucks, resulting in what Wall Street analysts predict will be a mixed-earnings season.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2017
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Universal Expects Growth in Operating Income, EPS for First Time Since 2015

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. expects revenue to grow about 10% in the third quarter when earnings are released after the market closes Oct. 26.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2017
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Cardinal Logistics to Lay Off 69 Employees in Virginia on Dec. 2

Cardinal Logistics Management Corp. will lay off 69 employees in Salem, Va., on Dec. 2 because of the “unexpected termination of a major business contract,” according to a filing with the state. Most of the 69 are truck drivers.

October 6, 2017

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