2017 Top 50 Logistics Companies

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 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 Logistics 1,495
est
2,916
est
-
10 9 Ceva Logistics 1,490
est
2,320
est
-
11 13 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 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 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 Enterprises 453 604 422
30 31 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 451 - 2,900
31 11 DSV Panalpina 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 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 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 Inc. 221 1,620 1,700
50 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 215
est
650
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
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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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