2015 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Over the past 10 years, $36.7 billion has been spent to acquire logistics companies in North America, according to data from Armstrong and Associates. And industry and investment experts believe that the buying is just getting started.
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Rankings
Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
1 1 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 3,030 5,758
est
-
2 2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,605
est
5,799 -
3 4 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,157 2,461 -
4 6 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,131 14,093 11,521
5 5 Expeditors International of Washington 1,981 6,565 14,659
6 3 DHL Supply Chain 1,815
est
3,300
est
47,000
7 7 Ceva Logistics 1,715
est
2,618
est
-
8 8 Americold Logistics 1,696 - 11,000
9 9 UTi Worldwide 1,548 4,369 21,018
10 13 FedEx Logistics 1,465
est
2,896
est
10,885
11 10 Schneider 1,242
est
3,393
est
-
12 12 XPO Logistics 1,160 3,140 -
13 11 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 1,105
est
5,157
est
-
14 16 Swift Transportation 1,045
est
1,394
est
-
15 20 Penske Logistics 915 1,137 10,882
16 15 NFI 914
est
1,091
est
-
17 17 Werner Logistics 844 1,182 4,632
18 19 Ruan 805 848 5,595
19 19 Neovia Logistics 800
est
- -
20 18 DB Schenker USA 774
est
2,615
est
6,000
21 22 Menlo Logistics 749 1,718 8,500
22 23 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 681
est
- -
23 14 APL Logistics 660
est
1,030 6,000
24 26 OHL 650
est
1,305 8,302
25 24 Norbert Dentressangle 601 781 6,500
26 36 Panalpina Inc. 538 2,463 -
27 28 Kenco Group 506 518 3,800
28 27 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 475
est
618
est
-
29 29 Fidelitone 454 463 715
30 31 Universal Logistics Holdings 449 - -
31 32 Hub Group 370 3,571 2,568
32 33 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 358 - 2,453
33 37 Total Quality Logistics 352 2,142 3,131
34 34 DSC Logistics 340
est
- -
35 35 Toll Global Forwarding 297
est
1,468
est
-
36 44 Landstar System 270
est
1,624 -
37 39 Performance Team 261 263 3,845
38 38 Burris Logistics 256 - -
39 41 Coyote Logistics 255 2,094 1,994
40 40 BDP International 254
est
1,900 -
41 43 Cowan Logistics 240 346 -
42 42 Preferred Freezer Services 225
est
275
est
1,800
43 45 SCI Group 212
est
213
est
1,800
44 46 Averitt Express Inc. 210
est
365 -
45 50 Echo Global Logistics 208 1,173 1,734
46 47 Damco International 185
est
1,007
est
-
47 - Crane Worldwide Logistics 183
est
689
est
-
48 49 Legacy Supply Chain Services 180
est
401
est
-
48 - Odyssey Logistics & Technology 180
est
590
est
-
50 48 Agility Logistics 175
est
795
est
-
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Top 50 News
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Last-Mile Delivery Fleets Navigate Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic

UPS and FedEx trucks

Last-mile fleets such as FedEx, Amazon, XPO and UPS have been dealing with a spike in demand while also implementing safety protocols to protect employees and customers.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
May 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx, Microsoft Join Forces for Package Shipping

FedEx and Microsoft are teaming up to provide early warnings of delays for shipping customers.

FedEx Corp. and Microsoft Corp. are teaming up to provide commercial shipping customers with early warnings of delays from weather, traffic and other mishaps, giving the courier and the software maker another weapon as each competes with Amazon .com Inc.

Thomas Black and Dina Bass | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

UPS Adds Indiana Airport to Cargo Network

A delivery van passes in front of a cargo jet parked on the tarmac at a UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Ky., on Jan. 28.

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on May 13 approved a long-term lease and easement access agreement with UPS Inc. that will allow the company to begin express air shipment operations later this year.

Andrew Steele | The Times (Munster, Ind.)
May 14, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Container Shipper Maersk Warns of 25% Volume Slump

Shipping containers are unloaded from a Maersk cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles in May 2019.

The world’s largest container line is bracing for a historic slump in demand after emergency lockdowns across the globe left international trade in tatters.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
May 13, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO’s Brad Jacobs Says Company Open to Future Acquisitions

XPO

With at least $2 billion in cash, and $500 million in credit available, XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs says he would consider an acquisition if the company was a good fit.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 12, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Expeditors Sees Profit, Revenue Fall in Q1; Workforce Remains Intact

Expeditors sign

Global disruptions created by the coronavirus pandemic depressed profits and revenue at Expeditors International in the first quarter.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Former XPO Executive to Become Next Postmaster General

Louis DeJoy, a former XPO executive, will be the next postmaster general.

A Republican fundraiser and political donor from North Carolina who also worked as an executive at XPO Logistics will be the next postmaster general.

May 7, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

5-Year-Old’s ‘Refreshment Stop’ Shows Appreciation for FedEx, UPS Drivers

Jack Mahar, 5, set up a free refreshment stop for delivery drivers

A New York kindergartener who loves delivery trucks is thanking FedEx, UPS and other drivers during the coronavirus pandemic in his own special way, with a 'refreshment stop' of complimentary snacks and drinks that he has set up at the end of his driveway for these essential workers.

Kristi Gustafson Barlette | Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
May 5, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Profits, Revenue Fall in Q1

XPO Logistics truck

First-quarter profits and revenue at XPO Logistics Inc. declined as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic took a toll on the less-than-truckload carrier and logistics company in March.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 5, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

XPO to Cease Operations at Pennsylvania Warehouse

An XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics will cease operations at its warehouse in Bethel Township, Pa., this month, according to a notice it filed March 11 with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.

Daniel Urie | The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)
May 4, 2020

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