2017 Top Dedicated Contract Carriers

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 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 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 249
41 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 233
42 ODW Logistics 230
43 Legacy Supply Chain Services 230
44 Midwest Express Group 221
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Investors, Fleets Back Video-Based Telematics

SmartDrive camera

A pair of recent events helped underscore the key role video is playing in fleet operations: Lytx, a video telematics provider, received a $700 million capital infusion from private equity firms; and Penske Logistics launched a video-based safety program in 2,800 of its heavy-duty trucks in its North America operations using equipment from SmartDrive Systems.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 10, 2018
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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.

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.

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

Investment in Technology, Innovation Is Changing Business of Logistics

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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.

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

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