2018 Top 50 Logistics Companies

2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
1 1 XPO Logistics 5,238
est
9,506
est
-
2 3 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 3,252
est
7,981 -
3 4 DHL Supply Chain 2,415
est
4,390
est
-
4 5 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,368 14,869 15,074
5 6 Expeditors International of Washington 2,319 6,920 16,944
6 2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,315
est
6,828 -
7 7 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,297 3,066 -
8 9 FedEx Logistics 1,545
est
3,014 -
9 8 Americold Logistics 1,536 - 11,000
10 14 NFI 1,468 1,910 10,000
11 11 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 1,379 5,541 -
12 12 Penske Logistics 1,360
est
1,700 17,900
13 10 Ceva Logistics 1,155
est
2,331 -
14 23 Radial 1,082 - 6,000
15 12 Geodis 1,010 1,297 10,000
16 16 APL Logistics 1,000
est
1,632 7,600
17 18 DB Schenker USA 995
est
2,870
est
7,000
18 16 Schneider 900
est
2,330 -
18 20 Syncreon Holdings 900 1,000 -
18 20 Lineage Logistics 900 - -
21 22 Werner Logistics 855 1,211 5,586
22 25 Ruan 785
est
836 5,362
23 24 Neovia Logistics 763 - -
24 34 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 750 800 -
25 19 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 723 792 4,273
26 26 Kenco Group 556 605 3,100
27 36 Universal Logistics Holdings 545
est
933 -
28 32 DSC Logistics 530 - -
29 27 Total Quality Logistics 521 2,934 4,200
30 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 510 - 3,100
31 29 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 484 661 3,429
32 31 DSV Panalpina 465
est
2,094 -
33 28 Hub Group 458 4,035 4,000
34 33 Panalpina Inc. 436 2,381 -
35 37 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 413 413 3,150
36 35 TransGroup Global Logistics 405
est
905 1,449
37 42 Preferred Freezer Services 394 394 2,213
38 40 BDP International 370
est
1,300 -
39 38 Performance Team 368 368 1,400
40 39 Echo Global Logistics 339 1,943 2,453
41 41 Worldwide Express 330 1,400 1,400
42 45 Landstar System 320
est
1,940
est
-
43 44 Burris Logistics 271 3,396 -
44 - Visible Supply Chain Management 256 286 1,200
45 47 Cowan Logistics 254 367 1,390
46 49 Transplace Inc. 242 2,181 2,050
47 48 Fidelitone 228 237 630
48 - Averitt Express Inc. 225 287 -
48 43 Toll Global Forwarding 225
est
1,160
est
-
50 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 215
est
650
est
-
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FedEx Adds New Fee for Big Shippers, Fueled by E-Commerce

Drivers for an independent contractor to FedEx unload a ground truck in Chicago. (Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News)

FedEx Corp. plans to add a new surcharge for its largest customers, citing higher pandemic-related costs and indicating that robust demand continues to give couriers considerable power to dictate prices.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 15, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon Keeps Buying Jets to Move Closer to 30-Minute Delivery Dream

An Amazon Prime Air cargo jet sits parked at the DHL Worldwide Express hub of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Amazon .com Inc. can’t meet its one- and two-day shipping pledge to customers without an ever-expanding fleet of pricey jets.

Matt Day and Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 15, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

DB Schenker Halts Deliveries to UK Due to Brexit Trouble

A freight truck operated by DB Schenker stands at the Port of Helsinki in Finland.

DB Schenker, a major logistics company owned by German rail giant Deutsche Bahn AG, suspended deliveries to the U.K. due to “significant” problems caused by post-Brexit red tape.

Joe Mayes | Bloomberg News
January 14, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Owner Deutsche Post Reaps Profit Boost as Virus Spurs Demand

An employee sorts packages at a DHL Worldwide Express facility in Chicago. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Deutsche Post AG reported record earnings as its DHL express-delivery arm benefited from a surge in home shopping spurred by the coronavirus crisis.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
January 12, 2021
Business, Safety, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Partners With Truckers Against Trafficking

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. announced Jan. 11 that it has formed a partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking in an effort to combat the crime.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Names Leadership Team for New Logistics Business

Malcolm Wilson

XPO Logistics Inc. on Jan. 12 announced the senior leadership team for the upcoming spinoff of its logistics segment.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Amware CEO Outlines Moulton Logistics Acquisition

Amware warehouse

Amware Fulfillment CEO Harry Drajpuch detailed Jan. 5 how the recent acquisition of Moulton Logistics helps bolster ongoing growth strategies.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 6, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Maersk Says Record Shipping Rates Unlikely to Have Peaked Yet

A container ship operated by Maersk leaves the Port of Felixstowe in the U.K. on December 2020. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s largest container carrier, is working at full capacity and can’t yet see a peak in freight rates that have already been propelled to record highs by pandemic consumer spending.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Logistics Acquires Refrigerated Rail Company Cryo-Trans

Lineage Logistics.

Cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics is branching into rail.

Gillian Tan | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Finishes Acquisition of Kuehne + Nagel’s European Logistics

XPO truck

XPO Logistics has completed its acquisition of the majority of Swiss firm Kuehne + Nagel’s European logistics, the company announced Jan. 4.

January 4, 2021

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