2017 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 2 XPO Logistics Inc. 4,741 8,638 -
2 3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,794
est
6,181
est
22,172
3 1 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 2,640
est
6,793
est
16,564
4 7 DHL Supply Chain 2,310
est
4,200
est
-
5 4 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,278 13,144 14,000
6 5 Expeditors International of Washington 2,164 6,098 14,600
7 6 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,126 2,659 -
8 10 Americold Logistics 1,555 - 11,000
9 8 FedEx Corp. 1,495
est
2,916
est
-
10 9 Ceva Logistics 1,490
est
2,320
est
-
11 13 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. 1,263 4,909 -
12 14 Penske Logistics 1,200
est
1,500 14,180
12 23 Geodis 1,200 2,200 10,141
14 15 NFI 1,100 1,250 8,300
15 16 Swift Transportation 1,073
est
1,431
est
-
16 12 Schneider 1,000
est
2,125
est
-
16 24 APL Logistics 1,000
est
1,700
est
7,600
18 18 DB Schenker USA 940
est
2,580
est
-
19 17 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 935 1,006 4,735
20 22 Lineage Logistics 900 - -
20 112 Syncreon Holdings 900
est
- -
22 20 Werner Global Logistics 810 1,156 5,142
23 - Radial 800
est
- -
24 19 Neovia Logistics 763 - -
25 21 Ruan 750
est
796 5,546
26 25 Kenco Group 571 626 5,000
27 27 Total Quality Logistics 465 2,321 4,200
28 29 Hub Group 455 3,573 2,713
29 32 U.S. Xpress Inc. 453 604 422
30 31 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 451 - 2,900
31 11 DSV Americas 420
est
1,798 7,100
32 30 DSC Logistics 415
est
0 -
33 26 Panalpina Inc. 398
est
2,411
est
-
34 112 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 380
est
500 1,989
35 112 TransGroup Global Logistics 360
est
800 1,400
36 28 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 355
est
444
est
-
37 - Black Horse Carriers Inc. 338 - 2,625
38 37 Performance Team 322 323 4,000
39 35 Echo Global Logistics 319 1,716 2,350
40 33 BDP International 312 1,900 -
41 46 Worldwide Express Global Logistics 298
est
1,235
est
-
42 39 Preferred Freezer Services 286
est
350 1,800
43 36 Toll Global Forwarding 285
est
1,448
est
-
44 38 Burris Logistics 273 3,629 -
45 34 Landstar System 270
est
1,632
est
-
46 43 Estenson Logistics 250 250 -
47 41 Cowan Logistics 249
est
345 1,253
48 42 Fidelitone 228 239 760
49 53 Transplace 221 1,620 1,700
50 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 215
est
650
est
-
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Top 50 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50

AIT Worldwide Logistics Acquires WorldFresh Express

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquired WorldFresh Express, a Los Angeles-based freight forwarder that handles perishable food products, in a deal completed Oct. 17.

Transport Topics
October 19, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Beauty Retailer Feelunique, Seko Logistics Partner on Hong Kong Hub

Seko Logistics logo

Feelunique, a European online beauty retailer, has partnered with Seko Logistics to open a distribution hub in Hong Kong.

Transport Topics
October 18, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon, FedEx, UPS Could Gain from Trump Threat to Leave Postal Union

Package warehouse

U.S. e-commerce companies including Amazon.com and shippers such as FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. stand to gain from the Trump administration’s move Oct. 17 to withdraw from an international postal agreement.

Cheryl Bolen | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2018
Business, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Revenue Soars, but Profits Lag in Third Quarter

J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported a big bump in revenue in the third quarter as higher rates boosted the top line for each of its four freight segments. Profits, however, did not keep pace as the company dealt with outstanding legal issues and absorbed start-up costs for several new large dedicated hauling contracts.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

XPO Logistics to Use 5,000 Robots in Warehouses

XPO robotics in warehouse

XPO Logistics said it plans to deploy 5,000 robots to work with humans in the company’s warehouses and distribution centers in North America, the United Kingdom and eight countries in Europe.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Set to Acquire 5,000 Robots From Peter Thiel-Backed Startup

XPO logistics robot arm

XPO Logistics Inc. will buy 5,000 warehouse robots from a Singapore startup backed by billionaire Peter Thiel as part of a deal that makes XPO the only logistics provider to use the technology in North America, the U.K. and eight other European countries.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Supply Chain Partners Focus on Efficiency to Improve Capacity

Supply Chain

LONG BEACH, Calif. — High freight levels, decreased productivity and the driver shortage have contributed to tightened capacity, and carriers and intermodal providers said they are focusing on efficiency to meet supply chain demands.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 25, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

North Carolina Town Eyes Drones as Future of Package Delivery

A Flytrex delivery drone

Holly Springs, N.C., hopes to be among the first spots in the United States where drones are used for package delivery.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 17, 2018
Business, Top 50

Georgia Opens Second Inland Port

The newest inland port in the United States is now open in northwestern Georgia. The new Appalachian Regional Port in Murray County is connected by rail to the Port of Savannah, and is expected to ease congestion at the port and reduce truck traffic on roadways by shifting the handoff of international shipping containers to an area with more space.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 17, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Growth Continues for Global Freight Carriers

The world’s biggest freight carriers all got a little bigger this year as demand for transportation surged across the globe. Here's the 2018 Top 50 Global Freight Carrier rankings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 17, 2018

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