2017 Top Freight Brokerage Firms

2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Top Freight Brokerage Firms

Rank Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Types of Freight
1 C.H. Robinson Worldwide $1,524.0 $8,738.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
2 Total Quality Logistics $465.0 $2,321.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
3 XPO Logistics $361.4 $2,154.4 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
4 Echo Global Logistics $319.0 $1,716.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
5 Coyote Logistics $305.0 $2,360.0
est
rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
6 Landstar System $258.0 $1,553.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
7 Worldwide Express $200.0 $750.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, parcel
8 Sunteck TTS $165.0 $900.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
9 Crane Solutions $155.0 $399.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, bulk/tank
10 Hub Group $125.0 $948.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van TL, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
11 J.B. Hunt Integrated Capacity Solutions $122.0 $851.0 air expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
12 BNSF Logistics $114.0 $572.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
13 GlobalTranz Enterprises $107.0 $551.0 air/expedited (16,000), LTL (1,230,000), dry van truckload (180,000)
14 Yusen Logistics $105.0 $830.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, parcel
15 England Logistics $82.7 $406.0 rail intermodal (1,809), LTL (73,261), dry van truckload (62,471), refrigerated (33,221), flatbed/heavy haul (7,075), parcel (681,165)
16 KAG Logistics $79.8 $130.0 bulk/tank (781,646)
17 Transplace Inc. $77.0 $570.0 air/expedited (3,847), rail intermodal (213,677), LTL (2,087,040), dry van truckload (1,836,826), refrigerated (182,938), flatbed/heavy haul (418,713), bulk/tank (345,333), parcel (7,958,083)
18 Werner Logistics $71.0 $417.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
19 Unishippers Global Logistics $70.4 $341.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
20 Allen Lund Co. $70.4 $425.0 air/expedited (100), rail intermodal (2,000), LTL (77,000), dry van truckload (148,000), refrigerated (87,698), flatbed/heavy haul (5,185)
21 ReTrans Inc. $70.0 $490.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
22 Trinity Logistics $62.2 $364.0 air/expedited (171), rail intermodal (4,485), LTL (58,693), dry van truckload (93,994), refrigerated (39,748), flatbed/heavy haul (67,238), bulk/tank (6,852)
23 PLS Logistics $55.0 $541.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
24 Matson Logistics Services $50.0 $390.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
25 Nolan Transportation Group $42.2 $279.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
26 FLS Transportation Services $40.0 $260.0
est
LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
27 ATS Logistics Services $38.3 $255.0 air/expedited, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
28 Redwood Logistics $37.8 $240.0 air/expedited (1,000), rail intermodal (10,000), LTL (15,000), dry van truckload (160,000), refrigerated (18,000), flatbed/heavy haul (9,000), parcel (7,500)
29 Knight Transportation $35.5 $218.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
30 Choptank Transport $34.0 $225.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
31 Patterson Cos. $33.0 $195.0
est
LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
32 AFN $33.0 $209.0 rail intermodal, dry van truckload, LTL
33 BlueGrace Logistics $29.7 $188.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
34 Cornerstone Systems $29.0 $252.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
35 Radiant Logistics $27.3 $180.0
est
LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
36 Champion Logistics Group $27.0 $71.0
est
air/expedited, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
37 NFI $26.0 $201.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
38 Strive Logistics $26.0 $140.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
39 Integrity Express Logistics $22.7 $150.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
40 MegaCorp Logistics $20.7 $124.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload. refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
41 Diversified Transportation Services $20.0
est
$130.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
42 Johanson Transportation Service $18.0 $140.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
43 Scott Logistics Corp. $18.0 $113.0
est
rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
44 Celadon Group $18.0 $123.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
45 Ruan $16.0 $110.0 rail intermodal (42,833), LTL (114,685), dry van truckload (351,104), refrigerated (254,451), flatbed/heavy haul (182,703), bulk/tank (493,129)
46 Swift Logistics $15.0 $100.0
est
dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
47 Triple T Transport $15.0
est
$100.0
est
LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
48 Blue Ribbon Transport $15.0 $102.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
49 Watco Supply Chain Services $15.0 $64.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed
50 Genpro Inc. $14.0 $130.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
51 Syfan Logistics $13.4 $78.7
est
rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
52 MIQ Logistics $13.0 $189.0 air/expedited (2,500), rail intermodal (2,900), LTL (385,000), dry van truckload (210,000)
53 R2 Logistics $13.0
est
$90.5
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
54 LoadDelivered $13.0 $87.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
55 Koch Logistics $12.5 $85.0
est
dry van truckload, LTL
56 ITS Logistics $12.0 $70.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
57 Leonard's Express $11.8 $100.0 rail intermodal (1,500), LTL (14,400), dry van truckload (43,200), refrigerated (93,500)
58 ROAR Logistics $11.0 $70.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
59 Bay and Bay Transportation $11.0 $72.5 rail intermodal (8,500), LTL (5,000), dry van truckload (33,000)
60 TransCorr National Logistics $10.8 $67.1 LTL (6,800), dry van truckload (68,300), flatbed/heavy haul (4,000)
61 J.H. Rose Logistics $10.5 $70.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
62 D&L Transport $10.4 $70.6 rail intermodal (100), LTL (2,400), dry van truckload (15,000), refrigerated (18,000), flatbed/heavy haul (15,000)
63 Cowan Logistics $10.0 $65.0
est
dry van truckload
64 Covenant Transport Solutions $10.0
est
$68.3
est
LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
65 RMX Global Logistics $10.0
est
$65.1
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
66 East Coast Transport $10.0 $71.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
67 M2 Logistics $9.2 $66.5
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank, parcel
68 Bolt Express $9.0 $60.0 dry van truckload
69 Eagle Transportation $8.5 $54.0 dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
70 Logistics Plus $8.0 $45.0 air/expedited (1,100), rail intermodal (500), LTL (51,000), dry van truckload (17,100), refrigerated (500), flatbed/heavy haul (8,000), bulk/tank (800), parcel (100)
71 Arrive Logistics $8.0 $59.0 rail intermodal (650), LTL (5,108), dry van truckload (42,974), refrigerated (2,554). flatbed/heavy haul (1,021)
72 ODW Logistics $8.0 $54.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
73 Kingsgate Transportation Services $7.5 $50.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
74 ISG Transportation $7.5
est
$50.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
75 Worldwide Logistics Ltd. $7.0
est
$45.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
76 Fetch Logistics $6.8 $35.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
77 Sunset Pacific Logistics Inc. $6.5 $19.0 LTL (3,700)
78 Zipline Logistics $6.3 $37.3 rail intermodal (704), LTL (1,927), dry van truckload (19,216), refrigerated (9,000), flatbed/heavy haul (25)
79 Advance Transportation Systems $6.0 $30.0
est
rail intermodal, dry van truckload, LTL
80 Day and Ross Transportation Group $6.0
est
$41.1 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
81 FX Logistics $6.0 $40.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
82 L&M Transportation Services $5.5 $50.0 dry van truckload (1,500), refrigerated (1,600)
83 Freight Management $5.5 $118.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
84 Elston-Nationwide Corp. $5.5 $31.1 dry van truckload (7,593), refrigerated (6,361), flatbed/heavy haul (143)
85 3 Rivers Logistics Inc. $5.2 $38.5 LTL (450), dry van truckload (8,530), refrigerated (12,800)
86 Pathmark Transportation $5.0 $50.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
87 ST Freight $4.9 $33.7 LTL (1,773), dry van truckload (10,595), refrigerated (4,128), flatbed/heavy haul (10,447), bulk/tank (9)
88 Saddle Creek Logistics Services $4.8 $33.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, parcel
89 LTB Logistics $4.5 $39.7 rail intermodal (6,754), dry van truckload (6,217), refrigerated (1,876), flatbed/heavy haul (478), bulk/tank (5,302)
90 Legion Logistics $4.2 $26.4
est
rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
91 GHC Services $3.9 $26.9 LTL, dry van truckload
92 ProTrans $3.8 $20.0 LTL (243,841), dry van truckload (462,132)
93 Atlas Logistics $3.8 $25.5 air/expedited (150), rail intermodal (100), LTL (11,000), dry van truckload (4,200), refrigerated (20), flatbed/heavy haul (350)
94 KTI $3.8 $25.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
95 Taylor Logistics $3.5 $18.0 dry van truckload, refrigerated
96 Dupre' Logistics $3.3 $25.7 rail intermodal (398), LTL (106), dry van truckload (9,607), refrigerated (1,632), flatbed/heavy haul (850), bulk/tank (2,249)
97 Des Moines Truck Brokers $3.2 $22.0 rail intermodal (5), dry van truckload (2,097), refrigerated (8,830), flatbed/heavy haul (105)
98 Transportation One $3.1 $19.2 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
99 RGL Logistics $3.0 $17.2 rail intermodal (1,052), LTL (3,120), dry van truckload (15,675), refrigerated (2,029), flatbed/heavy haul (1,082)
100 DSN Chemical $3.0 $15.0 flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
101 Roehl Logistics $3.0 $23.0
est
LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
102 AgForce Transport Services $3.0 $21.0 air/expedited (25), rail intermodal (3,370), LTL (2,002), dry van truckload (6,460), refrigerated (1,038), flatbed/heavy haul (750), bulk/tank (400)
103 Glen Rose Transportation $2.6 $15.5
est
NA
104 Bridge Logistics $2.5 $20.0 NA
105 FST Logistics $2.0 $16.0 LTL (80,000), dry van truckload (1,560), refrigerated (2,600), parcel (300,000)
106 Atlantic Logistics Inc. $1.9 $13.3 LTL (466), dry van truckload (1,883), refrigerated (1,154), flatbed/heavy haul (11,946)
107 U.S. Freight $1.8 $17.8 dry van truckload (500), refrigerated (4,200), flatbed/heavy haul (350)
108 Addison Transportation $1.7 $12.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
109 Ease Logistics $1.4 $18.0 air/expedited (4,900), rail intermodal (50), LTL (1,000), dry van truckload (5,000), refrigerated (9,000), flatbed/heavy haul (500), parcel (280)
110 Port Logistics Group $1.0 $6.0 air/expedited(1,000), rail intermodal(50), LTL(4,000), dry van truckload(3,000), refrigerated(10), flatbed/heavy haul(1,000)
111 Knichel Logistics $1.0 $6.5 air/expedited(14), rail intermodal(17,243), LTL(4,305), dry van truckload(4,874), refrigerated(385), flatbed/heavy haul(622)
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