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

Ceva to Manage Ikea Distribution Center in New York

Ceva Logistics truck on highway

Ceva Logistics has opened a customer distribution center with home-furnishings retailer Ikea in Staten Island, N.Y., according to a news release.

March 11, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Acquires Spanish Freight Forwarder Space Cargo Group

C.H. Robinson truck

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, in a move to bolster its international freight business, has purchased The Space Cargo Group, a company based in Madrid that provides freight forwarding, customs brokerage and other logistic services in Spain and Colombia, for $48 million in cash.

March 1, 2019
Business, Top 50

Universal Logistics Reports Record Revenue in 4Q, 2018

Universal Logistics

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. reported its best quarter ever, marking its eighth consecutive reporting period in which a revenue record was set.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Completes First Year as Public Company With Solid Financial Results

Americold facility in Mableton, Ga.

Warehouse operator Americold completed its first year as a public company by reporting solid gains in revenue and higher operating profits in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 21, 2019
Business, Top 50

J.B. Hunt Finalizes Acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery

Workers for Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery unload furniture.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services completed the purchase of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery on Feb. 15, the Lowell, Ark.-based transportation company and logistics firm announced.

February 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO’s Brad Jacobs Hits Brakes on M&As

XPO Logistics

After building a fortune and several businesses by buying company after company, XPO Logistics Inc. CEO Brad Jacobs is abandoning acquisitions, a principal reason many investors bought into the stock.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

XPO Denies Memphis Plant Closing Is Retaliation

XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics Inc. confirmed Feb. 14 that it will close a facility in Memphis, Tenn., where some employees have made allegations of pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment, and the next day CEO Brad Jacobs said a customer's request prompted the decision.

Paul Schott | Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, Conn.)
February 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Montreal Firm FLS Transportation Services Acquires Scott Logistics

FLS Transportation Services, a Montreal-based 3PL, has announced the acquisition of Scott Logistics Corp., a freight broker headquartered in Georgia.

February 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Reports Disappointing Earnings

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics reported disappointing earnings for the fourth quarter of 2018 and lowered its guidance for 2019 due, in large part, to a sharp drop-off in shipments from its largest customer — believed to be Amazon.com.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 14, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Redwood Logistics Acquires Strive Logistics

Dispatchers at Redwood Logistics' Chicago office

Redwood Logistics said it is acquiring Strive Logistics, a move that will create a multimodal freight brokerage firm with more than $1 billion in freight under management.

February 13, 2019

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