Top 50 Logistics Companies

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 (North America) 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 (North America) 774
est
2,615
est
6,000
21 22 Menlo Logistics 749 1,718 8,500
22 23 Cardinal Logistics 681
est
- -
23 14 APL Logistics (North America) 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, Logistics, Top 50

Greenbriar Reportedly Considers Sale of BDP International

Shipping containers

Greenbriar Equity Group is exploring a sale of BDP International that could value the logistics company at more than $1.5 billion including debt, people with knowledge of the matter said.

October 8, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

GXO, Abercrombie & Fitch to Open Automated Distribution Center

GXO-Abercrombie automation

GXO Logistics and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announced an agreement Oct. 6 to open a new distribution center that will blend traditional staffing with automation.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Releases Spot Market Navigation Tool

Market IQ

C.H. Robinson launched a new tool to help businesses navigate spot market costs, the company announced Sept. 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 22, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Celebrates 60 Years in Business

J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services marked its 60th anniversary last month during a virtual event that included a company founder.

September 10, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Echo Global Logistics to Go Private in $1.3 Billion Buyout

Echo Global Logistics office

Echo Global Logistics has entered a definitive agreement to be acquired by global private equity firm The Jordan Co., the companies announced Sept. 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Deutsche Post to Buy Logistics Firm Hillebrand for $1.8 Billion

DHL

Deutsche Post AG has agreed to acquire German logistics company Hillebrand for about 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion).

August 17, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

GlobalTranz, Worldwide Express Chart Course After Merger

GlobalTranz-Worldwide Express merger image

The recent merger of GlobalTranz Enterprises and Worldwide Express is still in the getting-to-know-you phase and steps are being discussed to become fully integrated, executives from both companies said.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 13, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Spinoff GXO Officially Goes Public

GXO

XPO Logistics Inc.'s completion of its spinoff of GXO Logistics Inc. as a publicly traded pure-play contract logistics provider culminated with GXO officials ringing the New York Stock Exchange opening bell Aug. 2.

Connor D. Wolf and Dan Ronan | Staff Reporters
August 2, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Universal Logistics Reports $422.8 Million Revenue for Q2

Universal Logistics Holdings truck

Universal Logistics Holdings saw revenue and earnings gains during the second quarter of 2021, the company reported July 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 30, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Reports Q2 Record for Net Income

Werner

Werner Enterprises posted record results for net income, operating income and diluted earnings per share during the second quarter, the company announced.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 30, 2021

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