2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Top Dedicated Contract Carriers

Rank Company Total Power Unitssort ascending
1 J.B. Hunt Dedicated Contract Services 7,401
2 Swift Transportation 4,910
3 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 4,540
4 Werner Global Logistics 3,760
5 Ruan 3,493
6 Penske Logistics 3,277
7 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 3,220
8 Schneider 3,050
9 NFI Transportation 2,300
10 U.S. Xpress Inc. 1,800
11 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 1,674
12 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 1,382
13 Estenson Logistics 1,190
14 Averitt Express Inc. 1,144
15 Performance Team 1,045
16 Commercial Warehousing 1,000
17 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 970
18 DHL Supply Chain 865
19 Cowan Logistics 766
20 Celadon Group 700
21 Ceva Logistics 604
22 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 600
23 AIM Integrated Logistics 586
24 Crane Worldwide Logistics 573
25 Dupre' Logistics 550
26 CRST Dedicated 500
27 Bay and Bay Transportation 500
28 G&D Integrated 468
29 Transport America 442
30 Lily Dedicated Logistics Systems 415
31 Crowley Logistics 335
32 Leonard's Express 330
33 Warehouse Services Inc. 314
34 ITS Logistics Dedicated 300
35 FedEx Corp. 298
36 Landair 280
37 Knight Transportation 250
38 ADS Logistics 250
39 LeSaint Logistics 250
40 XPO Logistics Inc. 249
41 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 233
42 ODW Logistics 230
43 Legacy Supply Chain Services 230
44 Midwest Express Group 221
45 East Coast Transport 190
46 Syfan Logistics 171
47 Kane is Able Inc. 165
48 Kenco Group 135
49 Atech Logistics 130
50 Verst Group Logistics 125
51 Taylor Logistics 122
52 Keller Logistics Group 115
53 Patterson Cos. 108
54 Evans Distribution Systems 105
55 Reo Logistics 85
56 Fidelitone 83
57 Port Logistics Group 75
58 Hanover Logistics 75
59 Scott Logistics Corp. 75
60 Columbian Logistics Network 75
61 Comprehensive Logistics 63
62 Hub Group 50
63 FST Logistics 50
64 Logistics Plus 40
65 D+S Distribution 36
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Comprehensive Logistics ($193 million), Youngstown, Ohio, provides dedicated contract carriage, order fulfillment, 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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