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 Enterprises 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 970
18 DHL Supply Chain 865
19 Cowan Logistics 766
20 Celadon Group 700
21 Ceva Logistics 604
22 Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. 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 Logistics 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
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Top 50 News
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Americold Agrees to Acquire Cloverleaf Cold Storage

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Americold Logistics has agreed to buy Cloverleaf Cold Storage for $1.24 billion, a move that ramps up a trend toward consolidation in the refrigerated warehousing sector.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 16, 2019
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About Us: Transport Topics' Top 50 Logistics Companies

The Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies is a listing of the largest logistics companies in North America.

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How Consolidation and Freight Networks Are Disrupting the Logistics Landscape

Logistics companies are employing new business strategies to adapt to an ever-changing market.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
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Is Amazon a Logistics Company? All Signs Point to That

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Should Amazon.com be considered one of the largest logistics companies in North America? The answer, according to most industry observers, is yes. And how big is that business? That question, unfortunately, can’t be answered definitively, at least not yet.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
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2018 Was a Year of Extraordinary Growth for 3PLs

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The two main drivers of growth for logistics companies in 2018 were an inventory buildup to beat tariffs and solid expansion in the domestic economy.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 8, 2019
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2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies

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XPO Logistics remains ­firmly entrenched atop Transport Topics' 2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings after a meteoric rise fueled by a string of high-profile acquisitions over the last eight years. Read about the full rankings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
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Cynosure Invests in Visible Supply Chain Management

Visible

Visible Supply Chain Management has received an unspecified equity investment in its business from The Cynosure Group, an investment firm controlled by the Eccles family in Salt Lake City, according to a statement released April 3.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 4, 2019
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XPO Logistics to Launch Enhanced Last-Mile Capabilities Online

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XPO Logistics Inc. will launch expanded last-mile capabilities on its XPO Connect digital freight marketplace, company officials said.

April 4, 2019
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Investment Firm Regains Ownership of GlobalTranz

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GlobalTranz Enterprises has struck a deal with Providence Equity Partners to acquire the business from The Jordan Co. in a move designed to provide additional financial support for the company’s aggressive growth strategy.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 4, 2019
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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

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