2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Top 50 Logistics

Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
1 1 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 3,108
est
5,900 12,700
2 12 XPO Logistics Inc. 2,841
est
5,536
est
-
3 2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,660
est
5,816 -
4 4 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,268 13,476 13,159
5 5 Expeditors International of Washington 2,188 6,617 15,397
6 3 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 1,925
est
2,443
est
-
7 6 DHL Supply Chain 1,815 3,300 -
8 10 FedEx Corp. 1,625
est
3,178 -
9 7 Ceva Logistics 1,570
est
2,452 -
10 8 Americold Logistics 1,555
est
- -
11 9 UTi Worldwide 1,330
est
3,696
est
-
12 11 Schneider 1,275
est
3,480
est
-
13 13 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. 1,197 5,230 -
14 15 Penske Logistics 1,150
est
1,430
est
13,750
15 16 NFI 1,130 1,200 8,101
16 14 Swift Transportation 1,065
est
1,418
est
120
17 20 DB Schenker USA 898 2,687 -
18 19 Neovia Logistics 860 - -
19 17 Werner Global Logistics 826 1,052 4,933
20 18 Ruan 816 869 5,558
21 - Lineage Logistics 800 - -
22 24 OHL 732
est
1,470 8,000
23 22 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 681
est
- -
24 23 APL Logistics 660
est
1,030 6,000
25 27 Kenco Group 535 582 3,800
26 26 Panalpina Inc. 459 2,784 -
27 33 Total Quality Logistics 446 2,240 3,791
28 30 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 444 - -
29 31 Hub Group 413 3,526 2,633
30 34 DSC Logistics 405 - -
31 32 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 390 - 2,587
32 28 U.S. Xpress Inc. 351 508 -
33 40 BDP International 297 1,900 -
34 36 Landstar System 292
est
1,760
est
1,223
35 45 Echo Global Logistics 290 1,512 2,335
36 35 Toll Global Forwarding 285 1,448 -
37 37 Performance Team 278 279 4,300
38 38 Burris Logistics 275 3,524 -
39 42 Preferred Freezer Services 265
est
324 1,525
40 - Apex Logistics International 255
est
613 -
41 41 Cowan Logistics 252 347 1,258
42 29 Fidelitone 235 245 690
43 - Estenson Logistics 226 226 -
44 47 Crane Worldwide Logistics 217 654 -
45 44 Averitt Express Inc. 204 396 -
46 - Worldwide Express 200
est
750 -
47 - Port Logistics Group 190 200 2,500
48 - Radiant Logistics 189 872 -
49 43 SCI Group 187 189 -
50 50 Agility Logistics 180
est
774
est
-
50 48 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 180
est
590
est
-
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Top 50 News
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

US Factories Brace for Sting of 2019 Trade War

Factory Worker

America’s manufacturers are scrambling to change the way they do business — from finding new suppliers to shifting more finishing work overseas — as the sting of tariffs begins to take a bigger toll on their bottom lines.

Dee DePass | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
January 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Moves Aggressively Into Final-Mile Sector With Purchase

J.B. Hunt

In an effort to strengthen its position in the growing final-mile trucking sector, J.B. Hunt on Jan. 8 announced it is purchasing Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 9, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Reap Riches by Expanding Into Last-Mile Service

Delivery

Truck driver Justin Osborne pulled up to a house in the Dallas suburbs last month and started unloading an oven, a dishwasher and a microwave. His mission: Help J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. win the battle for new delivery riches spurred by e-commerce.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Trucking Industry Expected to See Slower Growth in 2019

Nussbaum Transportation truck

After a 2018 that saw record-setting levels of freight-hauling demand and driver pay as tonnage levels reached a 20-year high, the trucking industry is expected to remain strong in 2019 but undergo a bit of a cool-down, economists say.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 7, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Amazon, USPS, UPS, FedEx

UPS

Procrastinators take note: The deadline is fast approaching to get those gifts in the mail to arrive by Christmas Eve.

Doreen Christensen | Sun Sentinel
December 13, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Top 50

Virginia Transportation Leaders Approve I-81 Improvement Plan

Interstate 81 traffic jam in Virginia

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved a plan that weighs the possibility of tolls to address some of the issues that affect Interstate 81.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 11, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Online Holiday Shopping Expected to Logjam Delivery

USPS

Delivery companies are warning shoppers to send holiday gifts and make online purchases within the next 10 days as a record number of packages are expected to be delivered.

Holly Shively | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
December 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Freight Forwarder BDP International Selects Greenbriar as Equity Partner

Freight forwarder BDP International has selected Greenbriar Equity Group, a New York-based investment firm, as its first strategic equity partner, according to a statement issued by the company Dec. 6.

Transport Topics
December 6, 2018
Government, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Turns to Robots to Equip US Warehouses for E-Commerce

DHL

Worldwide delivery service DHL is deploying artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles and product-picking robots at its warehouses in North America to help handle the surge in e-commerce demand.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 30, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Kuehne + Nagel Continues Acquisition Strategy, Buys Quick International Courier

Kuehne + Nagel

Swiss freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel International AG has purchased Quick International Courier, a leading provider of time-critical transportation services, from The Jordan Co., an investment firm that has been on a logistics buying spree over the past couple of years.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 28, 2018

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