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 ascending Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
50 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 215
est
650
est
-
49 53 Transplace 221 1,620 1,700
48 42 Fidelitone 228 239 760
47 41 Cowan Logistics 249
est
345 1,253
46 43 Estenson Logistics 250 250 -
45 34 Landstar System 270
est
1,632
est
-
44 38 Burris Logistics 273 3,629 -
43 36 Toll Global Forwarding 285
est
1,448
est
-
42 39 Preferred Freezer Services 286
est
350 1,800
41 46 Worldwide Express Global Logistics 298
est
1,235
est
-
40 33 BDP International 312 1,900 -
39 35 Echo Global Logistics 319 1,716 2,350
38 37 Performance Team 322 323 4,000
37 - Black Horse Carriers Inc. 338 - 2,625
36 28 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 355
est
444
est
-
35 112 TransGroup Global Logistics 360
est
800 1,400
34 112 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 380
est
500 1,989
33 26 Panalpina Inc. 398
est
2,411
est
-
32 30 DSC Logistics 415
est
0 -
31 11 DSV Americas 420
est
1,798 7,100
30 31 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 451 - 2,900
29 32 U.S. Xpress Inc. 453 604 422
28 29 Hub Group 455 3,573 2,713
27 27 Total Quality Logistics 465 2,321 4,200
26 25 Kenco Group 571 626 5,000
25 21 Ruan 750
est
796 5,546
24 19 Neovia Logistics 763 - -
23 - Radial 800
est
- -
22 20 Werner Global Logistics 810 1,156 5,142
20 22 Lineage Logistics 900 - -
20 112 Syncreon Holdings 900
est
- -
19 17 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 935 1,006 4,735
18 18 DB Schenker USA 940
est
2,580
est
-
16 12 Schneider 1,000
est
2,125
est
-
16 24 APL Logistics 1,000
est
1,700
est
7,600
15 16 Swift Transportation 1,073
est
1,431
est
-
14 15 NFI 1,100 1,250 8,300
12 14 Penske Logistics 1,200
est
1,500 14,180
12 23 Geodis 1,200 2,200 10,141
11 13 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. 1,263 4,909 -
10 9 Ceva Logistics 1,490
est
2,320
est
-
9 8 FedEx Corp. 1,495
est
2,916
est
-
8 10 Americold Logistics 1,555 - 11,000
7 6 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,126 2,659 -
6 5 Expeditors International of Washington 2,164 6,098 14,600
5 4 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,278 13,144 14,000
4 7 DHL Supply Chain 2,310
est
4,200
est
-
3 1 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 2,640
est
6,793
est
16,564
2 3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,794
est
6,181
est
22,172
1 2 XPO Logistics Inc. 4,741 8,638 -
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September 17, 2018
Business, Top 50

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

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A surge in global shipping volume is adding urgency to ­efforts to increase the efficiency of cargo handling at seaports and inland waterways.

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

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September 17, 2018
Business, Technology, Top 50

Rail Profits Rise, But Intermodal Growth Not Certain

As motor carriers enjoy the fruits of the tight freight environment, railroads are continuing their push to boost earnings while they adjust to a market that increasingly is shifting toward intermodal.

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September 17, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

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The most important factor in boosting business across the United States is a solid network of highways and rail lines that connect the community to domestic and foreign markets.

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

Flying Trains and Flying Whales: Radical New Ideas for Freight Transportation

The future of rail transportation literally may be up in the air. Entrepreneurs and engineers from around the world have proposed radical concepts for hauling freight and passengers, including a multistory flying train, a supersized blimp and super-high-speed trains.

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September 17, 2018
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