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 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
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Expects 40% Jump in Vaccine Doses Next Week, Peak in May

A UPS truck exits a distribution center in Chicago in November 2020. (Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News)

UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. are ramping up vaccine distribution, with plans for additional gains if Johnson & Johnson’s inoculation is cleared by U.S. regulators.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 25, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Kuehne + Nagel Buys Apex Logistics in $1.5 Billion Deal

Trucks and trailers at the Kuehne + Nagel International AG logistics center in Haiger, Germany.

Kuehne + Nagel International AG has agreed to acquire Apex International Corp. in a deal that values the freight forwarder at about $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

February 22, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

US Steps Up Heat on Container Carriers to Ease Port Congestion

A container ship is berthed at the Kobe Port in Hyogo, Japan. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Bloomberg News)

U.S. regulators stepped up the heat on ocean shipping companies and the seaport terminals some of them operate, seeking to smooth the disrupted flow of containers that are swamping America’s biggest ports and wreaking havoc on the nation’s strained supply chains.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
February 18, 2021
Logistics, Top 50

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February 10, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Chinese Package-Delivery Firm SF Holding Eyes Stake in Kerry Logistics

Employees handle packages at an SF Express store in Hong Kong. (Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg News)

SF Holding Co., one of the largest Chinese package-delivery services, is exploring a potential investment in tycoon Robert Kuok’s listed logistics business, people with knowledge of the matter said.

February 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Gives Old Jets New Life

UPS will install new cockpit computers in dozens of aging freight planes. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Imagine ripping out the dashboard of your 20-year-old minivan and replacing it with the high-tech controls from a Tesla.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 4, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Reports Increased Net Income During Q4 2020

Schneider

Schneider National on Feb. 3 reported a year-over-year increase in profit for the fourth quarter of 2020.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 3, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Posts Strong Q4 Numbers, Mixed Annual Results

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson Worldwide posted large gains in both profit and revenue during the fourth quarter, but its annual results were mixed because of the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
January 27, 2021
Business, Technology, Top 50

E-Commerce Shaped by COVID-19 May Become New Normal, Experts Say

Adam Colon

The online shopping trend hastened by the COVID-19 pandemic may signal a new normal for purchasing habits and shipping services, according to Adam Colon, director of operations at J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 22, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Launches Consumer Brand for Fresh Produce

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson’s fresh produce business division will roll out its own brand of fruits and vegetables nationwide, the logistics company announced Jan. 19.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

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