2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
  • Sponsored by:

    TransForce

    TransForce Group is a recognized leader in the transportation and logistics industry with its three service lines, Education and Training Solutions, Recruiting and Employment Solutions, and Compliance and Safety Solutions. Whether serving third-party logistics, private fleets, or trucking companies, TransForce Group remains the driver’s choice for employment and education, and the carrier’s choice for workforce solutions. In addition, the TransForce Group recruits and retains a diverse workforce, including veterans through its Troops into Transportation program.

Share
Up Front
Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.
Find out what industry professionals had to say about the future of transportation and logistics.
Watch the replay of our LiveOnWeb program to hear how innovation and technology are shaping the logistics industry.

Top Airfreight Forwarders

Rank Company Headquarters Airfreight (Metric Tons)
1 DHL Supply Chain Germany 2,248,000
2 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. Switzerland 1,570,000
3 DB Schenker USA Germany 1,226,200
4 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 995,900
5 Expeditors International of Washington United States 985,549
6 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 935,300
7 Nippon Express Co. Japan 705,478
8 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 654,104
9 DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Denmark 635,655
10 Bollore Logistics France 569,000
11 Sinotrans Ltd. China 532,400
12 Kintetsu World Express Japan 495,947
13 Ceva Logistics Switzerland 480,000
14 Agility Logistics Switzerland 415,000
15 Yusen Logistics Japan 368,198
16 Geodis France 330,000
17 NNR Global Logistics Japan 321,704
18 Apex Logistics International United States 320,000
19 Kerry Logistics Network Hong Kong 313,800
20 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 281,083
21 Hitachi Transport System Japan 280,000
22 FedEx Logistics United States 276,400
23 Dachser SE Germany 272,100
24 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 233,700
25 Pilot Freight Services United States 220,000
26 EFL Sri Lanka 196,875
27 Damco International The Netherlands 190,000
28 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 175,000
29 Logwin Logistics Germany 140,000
30 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 121,553
31 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 91,000
32 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 76,000
33 BDP International United States 76,000
34 XPO Logistics Inc. United States 72,600
35 Seko Logistics United States 70,000
36 OIA Global United States 65,000
37 AWOT Global China 60,000
38 CJ Logistics South Korea 57,014
39 American Global Logistics United States 50,000
40 APL Logistics Singapore 47,135
41 Scanwell Logistics United States 40,000
42 Sankyu Inc. Japan 38,756
About the Rankings...
Armstrong and Associates Logo
Extras
If your company appears in the 2018 list, you have a few ways to announce it! Visit our logo library to get web- and print-ready graphics.
52

On the Bubble

ODW Logistics ($195 million), Columbus, Ohio, provides inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, supply chain consulting, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 50 Logistics Companies Publication
Top 50 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

3PL Giant Kenco Offers Residential Delivery

Kenco truck

Logistics giant Kenco has started offering “white glove” home delivery of merchandise for some of its business customers in five areas of the country, including Chattanooga, Tenn., with plans to expand the service.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
December 2, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Launches Load-Booking Tool for Third Parties

Schneider truck

Schneider launched an automated tool that enables third-party carriers to instantly book loads with the click of a button, the carrier said in a Nov. 26 news release.

November 27, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

Integrity Express Logistics Expands Tampa Office

Integrity Express Logistics truck

TAMPA, Fla. — Integrity Express Logistics plans to add 50 or more employees earning an average of at least $60,165 a year as part of an expansion of its Tampa regional office.

Richard Danielson | Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
November 21, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

Logistics Firm Mode Reaches Agreement in $2.3 Billion Merger With SunteckTTS

SunteckTTS office

Dallas-based Mode Transportation and SunteckTTS Inc. have reached an agreement to merge the two transportation and logistics companies under the Mode branding, generating more than $2 billion in annual revenue, according to a release.

Dom DiFurio | The Dallas Morning News
November 19, 2019
Business, Top 50

North America's Busiest Cargo Airports

UPS Worldport

Where North American airports ranked in terms of cargo pounds transported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 18, 2019
Top 50

Map: Where They Are

2019 Global Freight Carriers

View a world map that pinpoints the geographical breakdown by country for the 2019 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers.

November 18, 2019
Government, Business, Top 50

A New Era in Global Trade

Trump and Chinese President Xi Jingping in 2018.

Ongoing trade negotiations among the United States and many of its key global trading partners have ushered in a time of change and uncertainty for many international shippers.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 18, 2019
Government, Business, Top 50

The 2019 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers: Growth Continues Despite Trade Tensions

A containership docked at the Port of Rotterdam.

All but a handful of the companies ranked on the 2019 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list posted higher freight revenues in 2018 than the previous year, as the majority of the world’s largest freight carriers continued to enjoy strong demand in many key markets.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 18, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Top 50

Netherlands Takes Tech-Forward Approach to Transporting Freight by Land, Sea and Air

A massive containership docks at the Port of Rotterdam, the largest seaport in Europe

This small country is a big player on the freight scene and is considered one of the most prominent logistics hubs for products entering and exiting the European Union.

Katie Pyzyk | Contributing Writer
November 18, 2019
Business, Top 50

Spending on Port Projects Rises

A shipping container is off-loaded at the Port of Los Angeles.

U.S. ports and their private sector partners have ramped up their investments in infrastructure improvements, which ultimately should help trucking companies get their drivers in and out of these complexes faster and more efficiently, industry experts said.

November 18, 2019

Pages

Archives
  • 2018

  • 2017

  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

  • 2008

  • 2007

  • 2006

  • 2005