2018 Top Freight Brokerage Firms

2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Freight Brokerage Firms

Rank Company Net Revenue (Millions)sort descending Gross Revenue (Millions) Types of Freight
1 Verst Group Logistics $1.0 $26.0 rail intermodal (100), LTL (434), dry van truckload (33,075), refrigerated (1,006), flatbed/heavy haul (567)
2 Port Logistics Group $1.2 $7.6 air/expedited (1,000), rail intermodal (50), LTL (4,000), dry van truckload (3,000), flatbed/heavy haul (1,000)
3 FW Logistics $1.3 $21.5 NA
4 Aria Logistics $1.4 $3.9 air/expedited (108), LTL (768), dry van truckload (732)
5 Atech Logistics $1.5 $30.0 dry van truckload
6 Landair $1.6 $10.0 dry van truckload (7,700), refrigerated (80), flatbed/heavy haul (80)
7 FST Logistics $1.6 $22.3 LTL (85,000), dry van truckload (7,000), refrigerated (11,000), parcel (480,000)
8 Addison Transportation $1.9 $13.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
9 East Coast Warehouse & Distribution $2.0 $13.5 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
10 Ease Logistics $2.0 $25.5 LTL (832), dry van truckload (11,566), refrigerated (5,261), flatbed/heavy haul (212)
11 U.S. Freight $2.3 $24.5 dry van truckload (1,500). refrigerated (7,000)
12 Regal Logistics $2.4 $8.0 LTL, dry van truckload, flatbed/heavy haul
13 Atlantic Logistics Inc. $2.5
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$17.2 LTL (189), dry van truckload (2,772), refrigerated (620), flatbed/heavy haul (13,004)
14 Hybrid Transit Systems Inc. $3.0
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$21.0 air/expedited (250), rail intermodal (20), LTL (50), dry van truckload (20,000), refrigerated (3,500), flatbed/heavy haul (50)
15 Speedee Transport $3.5 $10.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
16 Taylor Logistics $3.5 $18.0 dry van truckload, refrigerated
17 Des Moines Truck Brokers $3.8 $27.0 dry van truckload (2,039), refrigerated (10,138)
18 Atlas Logistics $3.8 $25.5 air/expedited (20), rail intermodal (15), LTL (9,318), dry van truckload (3,354), refrigerated (20), flatbed/heavy haul (75)
19 GHC Services $3.8 $31.1 LTL, dry van truckload
20 LTB Logistics $4.5 $39.7 rail intermodal, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
21 ZMac Transportation $4.6 $23.0 flatbed/heavy haul (8,397)
22 ProTrans $4.7 $25.0 rail intermodal (1,074), LTL (263,286), dry van truckload (1,186,767), parcel (809)
23 KTI $4.8 $28.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
24 AgForce Transport Services $4.9 $33.9 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
25 Averitt Express Inc. $5.0 $34.0 air/expedited (845), rail intermodal (3,783), LTL (7,092), dry van truckload (12,531), refrigerated (61), flatbed/heavy haul (472)
26 Legacy Supply Chain Services $5.0
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$32.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
27 Axle Logistics $5.0 $42.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
28 Pathmark Transportation $5.0 $50.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
29 Legion Logistics $5.1 $29.3 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
30 Dupre' Logistics $5.4 $48.0 rail intermodal (1,103), LTL (330), dry van truckload (21,566), refrigerated (2,139), flatbed/heavy haul (1,645), bulk/tank (2,125)
31 Saddle Creek Logistics Services $5.5 $37.2 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, parcel
32 Elston-Nationwide Corp. $5.5 $31.1 dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
33 L&M Transportation Services $5.5 $50.0 dry van truckload, refrigerated
34 Nippon Express Co. $5.6 $40.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
35 Transportation One $5.9 $31.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
36 Freight Management $5.9 $130.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
37 Ruan $6.0 $57.0 rail intermodal (250), dry van truckload (24,000), refrigerated (9,000), flatbed/heavy haul (3,000)
38 Knichel Logistics $6.0 $52.5 rail intermodal (18,500), LTL (5,000), dry van truckload (7,000), refrigerated (370), flatbed/heavy haul (550)
39 Advance Transportation Systems $6.0 $30.0 rail intermodal, dry van truckload, LTL
40 FX Logistics $6.0 $40.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
41 3 Rivers Logistics Inc. $6.2 $53.8 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
42 ST Freight $6.5 $48.5 rail intermodal (303), LTL (847), dry van truckload (15,158), refrigerated (8,378), flatbed/heavy haul (12,803), bulk/tank (10)
43 Sunset Pacific Logistics Inc. $6.5 $19.0 LTL
44 Zipline Logistics $6.6 $44.7 rail intermodal (821), LTL (3,128), dry van truckload (23,829), refrigerated (1,540)
45 Fetch Logistics $6.8 $35.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
46 VP Logistics $7.0 $40.0 air/expedited (1,000), rail intermodal (2,000), LTL (10,000), dry van truckload (30,000), refrigerated (2,000), flatbed/heavy haul (4,000), bulk/tank (500), parcel (500)
47 Day and Ross Transportation Group $7.0
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$41.1 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
48 Worldwide Logistics Ltd. $7.0
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$45.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
49 Epes Logistics Services $7.0 $56.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
50 King of Freight $7.4 $65.0 rail intermodal (15), LTL (3,000), dry van truckload (8,800), refrigerated (555), flatbed/heavy haul (41,422)
51 Blakeman Transportation $7.5 $40.0 LTL (27,500), dry van truckload (2,500), refrigerated (42,250), flatbed/heavy haul (2,100)
52 ISG Transportation $7.5
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$50.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
53 Eagle Transportation $7.8 $63.6 dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
54 Logistics Plus $8.0 $50.0 air/expedited (3,000), rail intermodal (330), LTL (60,000), dry van truckload (11,000), refrigerated (650), flatbed/heavy haul (1,700), bulk/tank (100), parcel (1,000)
55 SPI International $8.3 $56.7 rail intermodal (5,000), LTL (1,500), dry van truckload (12,800), refrigerated (9,100), flatbed/heavy haul (9,400)
56 Kingsgate Transportation Services $8.9 $52.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
57 East Coast Transport $9.0
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$65.0 air/expedited (1,236), rail intermodal (355), LTL (1,780), dry van truckload (14,407), refrigerated (17,613), flatbed/heavy haul (1,576)
58 Bolt Express $9.0 $60.0 dry van truckload
59 Bay and Bay Transportation $9.1 $72.5 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
60 M2 Logistics $9.2 $66.5
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank, parcel
61 Kenco Logistics Services $10.0 $65.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul. bulk/tank, parcel
62 Visible Supply Chain Management $10.0 $69.0 air/expedited (1,800), LTL (85,000), dry van truckload (13,300), refrigerated (7,800), flatbed/heavy haul (650), parcel (80,000,000)
63 Cowan Logistics $10.0 $65.0
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dry van truckload
64 ODW Logistics $10.0 $67.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
65 Dart $10.0 $70.0
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rail intermodal (41,015), dry van truckload (38,573), refrigerated (1,218), flatbed/heavy haul (812)
66 Scout Logistics $10.0
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$100.0 dry van truckload
67 FitzMark $10.0
est
$65.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
68 RMX Global Logistics $10.0
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$65.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
69 J.H. Rose Logistics $10.5 $70.0
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rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
70 TransCorr National Logistics $11.5 $84.0 rail intermodal (200), LTL (5,350), dry van truckload (80,700), refrigerated (500), flatbed/heavy haul (5,825)
71 Amino Transport $11.6 $67.0 dry van and refrigerated truckload, LTL, flatbed/heavy haul
72 D&L Transport $12.5 $91.5 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
73 Koch Logistics $12.5 $85.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
74 CRST Logistics $13.0 $106.6 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
75 ROAR Logistics $13.5 $70.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
76 Covenant Transport Solutions $13.5
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$92.2 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
77 Genpro Inc. $14.0 $130.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
78 Syfan Logistics $14.8 $84.4 air/expedited (11,100), rail intermodal (1,450), dry van truckload (6,650), refrigerated (12,600), flatbed/heavy haul (100), bulk/tank (50), parcel (4,300)
79 Leonard's Express $15.0 $101.0 rail intermodal (2,304), LTL (11,480), dry van truckload (28,443), refrigerated (27,716), flatbed/heavy haul (599), bulk/tank (33)
80 Triple T Transport $15.0
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$100.0
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LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
81 Watco Supply Chain Services $15.0
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$64.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
82 Blue Ribbon Transport $15.0
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$102.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
83 Sunset Transportation $16.0 $117.0 air/expedited, rail intermoadl, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
84 Celadon Group $16.0 $110.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
85 Traffix $17.0 $142.0 rail intermodal (1,500), LTL (5,600), dry van truckload (41,000), refrigerated (30,000), flatbed/heavy haul (2,000)
86 Pepsi Logistics $17.0
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$182.0 dry van truckload
87 Geodis $18.7 $214.0 air/expedited (120), rail intermodal (2,300), LTL (441,000), dry van truckload (128,000), parcel (15,500,000)
88 ITS Logistics $18.7 $125.0 air/expedited (1,200), rail intermodal (4,700), LTL (1,500), dry van truckload, (38,500), refrigerated (4,000), bulk/tank (1,100)
89 Marten Transport $19.0
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$151.0 dry van truckload (11,371), refrigerated (30,831)
90 Arrive Logistics $20.0 $145.0 rail intermodal (5,000), LTL (9,000), dry van truckload (80,000), refrigerated (10,000), flatbed/heavy haul (10,000)
91 LoadDelivered $20.0 $118.8
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
92 Veritiv Operating Co. $20.0
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$140.0 rail intermodal (5,200), LTL (92,000), dry van truckload (78,000), refrigerated (15,600), flatbed/heavy haul (3,000)
93 Diversified Transportation Services $20.0
est
$130.0
est
air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
94 R2 Logistics $21.4 $144.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
95 Scott Logistics Corp. $22.0 $155.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
96 Radiant Logistics $26.1 $207.3 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
97 USAT Logistics $26.6 $144.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload
98 MegaCorp Logistics $27.9 $191.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
99 Integrity Express Logistics $29.3 $245.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
100 BlueGrace Logistics $29.7 $188.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
101 Patterson Cos. $33.0 $195.0
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LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
102 AFN $33.0 $209.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
103 Cornerstone Systems $33.0
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$286.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
104 Strive Logistics $33.0 $195.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
105 Choptank Transport $35.0 $235.0 air/expedited (1,000), rail intermodal (2,500), LTL (5,000), dry van truckload (50,000), refrigerated (75,000), flatbed/heavy haul (1,000)
106 NFI $41.0 $289.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated
107 ATS Logistics Services $41.2 $300.0 air/expedited, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
108 PLS Logistics $42.0 $420.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
109 FLS Transportation Services $51.0 $344.0 LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
110 Knight-Swift Transportation $54.8 $349.7 Dry van truckload, refrigerated, rail intermodal
111 Matson Logistics Services $55.0
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$440.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
112 Universal Logistics Holdings $57.0
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$432.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
113 Nolan Transportation Group $60.5 $471.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
114 Werner Logistics $62.0 $418.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
115 ReTrans Inc. $62.2 $364.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
116 Trinity Logistics $64.9 $426.0 air/expedited (771), rail intermodal (5,344), LTL (56,000), dry van truckload (63,007), refrigerated (46,121), flatbed/heavy haul (39,998), bulk/tank (4,834)
117 Redwood Logistics $65.0 $408.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, parcel
118 Allen Lund Co. $67.0 $512.0 LTL (2,722), dry van truckload (181,163), refrigerated (90,449), flatbed/heavy haul (6,962)
119 ArcBest Corp. $69.0 $409.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
120 Transplace Inc. $81.5 $664.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL , dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank, parcel
121 England Logistics $86.2 $344.0 rail intermodal (1,659), LTL (69,574), dry van truckload (66,933), refrigerated (34,222), flatbed/heavy haul (6,857), parcel (689,612)
122 Yusen Logistics $90.0 $725.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, parcel
123 KAG Logistics $91.5 $148.4 bulk/tank
124 BNSF Logistics $114.0 $613.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
125 Hub Group $121.0 $1,029.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van TL, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
126 J.B. Hunt Integrated Capacity Solutions $136.0
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$1,024.0 air expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
127 GlobalTranz Enterprises $151.0 $854.0 air/expedited (27,248), rail intermodal (3,855), LTL (1,578,828), dry van truckload (270,221), refrigerated (12,553), flatbed/heavy haul (4,427), bulk/tank (548), parcel (3,067)
128 Sunteck TTS $164.0 $920.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
129 Schneider $180.0
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$1,414.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
130 Landstar System $300.0
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$1,829.0
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air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
131 Coyote Logistics $305.0 $2,360.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
132 Worldwide Express $330.0 $1,400.0 air/expedited (4,000), LTL (1,400,000), dry van truckload (30,000), refrigerated (15,000), flatbed/heavy haul (15,000), parcel (8,500,000)
133 Echo Global Logistics $339.0 $1,943.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
134 XPO Logistics $394.5 $2,500.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul
135 Total Quality Logistics $521.0 $2,934.0 rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated), flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
136 C.H. Robinson Worldwide $1,525.0 $10,191.0 air/expedited, rail intermodal, LTL, dry van truckload, refrigerated, flatbed/heavy haul, bulk/tank
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