2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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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. Copenhagen, 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 The Netherlands 480,000
14 Agility Logistics Switzerland 415,000
15 Yusen Logistics Japan 368,198
16 Geodis United States 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 Corp. 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
43 MIQ Logistics United States 30,000
44 Air-City Co. Hong Kong 30,000
45 Trinity Logistics United States 24,000
46 Werner Global Logistics United States 20,000
47 AIT Worldwide Logistics United States 18,779
48 ITG GmbH Internationale Spedition + Logistik Germany 18,100
49 Honour Lane Shipping Hong Kong 13,463
50 LF Logistics Hong Kong 13,368
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Port Logistics Group ($210 million), City of Industry, Calif., provides dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, intermodal and drayage, order fulfillment, returned goods management, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Top 50 News
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
Business, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Names Bob Biesterfeld as CEO

C.H. Robinson

Logistics company C.H. Robinson announced that Chief Operating Officer Bob Biesterfeld will rise to the post of CEO on May 9 through a planned succession. Biesterfeld will replace John Wiehoff, who has been in the job for 17 years, the company said in a Feb. 11 press release.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
February 13, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Enterprises Posts Record Results

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises produced record revenue and higher profits in the fourth quarter of 2018 as a strong economy fueled demand for both its trucking and logistics services.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 7, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

FitzMark Acquires Reliable Source Logistics

FitzMark exterior

Two Indianapolis-based freight brokerage firms, FitzMark Inc. and Reliable Source Logistics, are joining forces in a quest to build a global “logistics powerhouse,” company officials said.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Announces Medical Express Service Between US, Brazil

DHL Express has launched its medical express service between Brazil and the United States. The route will serve several major cities in Brazil and deliver temperature-sensitive biological products and new patient-specific treatments to most U.S. destinations in 24 to 48 hours, according to a Jan. 30 press release.

February 1, 2019
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider National Posts Record 4Q Results

Schneider

Schneider National Inc. delivered record revenue and operating profits in the fourth quarter of 2018, and the company’s top executive said he expects to see continued improvement in the year ahead.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 31, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ceva Logistics Board Rejects Stock Buyout Bid by CMA CGM

Ceva

Ceva Logistics’ board of directors has recommended that shareholders reject a tender offer from CMA CGM to buy all of the publicly held shares of stock in the Swiss company, saying the price of 30 Swiss francs per share is too low.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Expands Keyless Apartment-Building Entry That Started in NYC

UPS Worker

United Parcel Service Inc. is expanding a keyless-entry system for package deliveries at apartment buildings after a successful test in New York and San Francisco.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 22, 2019

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