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 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 Logistics 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 Americas 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 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 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 Enterprises 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
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Leverages Carrier Network With FreightPower Launch

Schneider truck

Schneider launched a new marketplace, Schneider FreightPower, to give shippers access to an expanded and flexible capacity network.

June 3, 2020
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

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