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 Companysort descending 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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Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

US Factories Brace for Sting of 2019 Trade War

Factory Worker

America’s manufacturers are scrambling to change the way they do business — from finding new suppliers to shifting more finishing work overseas — as the sting of tariffs begins to take a bigger toll on their bottom lines.

Dee DePass | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
January 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Moves Aggressively Into Final-Mile Sector With Purchase

J.B. Hunt

In an effort to strengthen its position in the growing final-mile trucking sector, J.B. Hunt on Jan. 8 announced it is purchasing Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 9, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Reap Riches by Expanding Into Last-Mile Service

Delivery

Truck driver Justin Osborne pulled up to a house in the Dallas suburbs last month and started unloading an oven, a dishwasher and a microwave. His mission: Help J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. win the battle for new delivery riches spurred by e-commerce.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Trucking Industry Expected to See Slower Growth in 2019

Nussbaum Transportation truck

After a 2018 that saw record-setting levels of freight-hauling demand and driver pay as tonnage levels reached a 20-year high, the trucking industry is expected to remain strong in 2019 but undergo a bit of a cool-down, economists say.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 7, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Amazon, USPS, UPS, FedEx

UPS

Procrastinators take note: The deadline is fast approaching to get those gifts in the mail to arrive by Christmas Eve.

Doreen Christensen | Sun Sentinel
December 13, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Top 50

Virginia Transportation Leaders Approve I-81 Improvement Plan

Interstate 81 traffic jam in Virginia

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved a plan that weighs the possibility of tolls to address some of the issues that affect Interstate 81.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 11, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Online Holiday Shopping Expected to Logjam Delivery

USPS

Delivery companies are warning shoppers to send holiday gifts and make online purchases within the next 10 days as a record number of packages are expected to be delivered.

Holly Shively | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
December 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Freight Forwarder BDP International Selects Greenbriar as Equity Partner

Freight forwarder BDP International has selected Greenbriar Equity Group, a New York-based investment firm, as its first strategic equity partner, according to a statement issued by the company Dec. 6.

Transport Topics
December 6, 2018
Government, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Turns to Robots to Equip US Warehouses for E-Commerce

DHL

Worldwide delivery service DHL is deploying artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles and product-picking robots at its warehouses in North America to help handle the surge in e-commerce demand.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 30, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Kuehne + Nagel Continues Acquisition Strategy, Buys Quick International Courier

Kuehne + Nagel

Swiss freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel International AG has purchased Quick International Courier, a leading provider of time-critical transportation services, from The Jordan Co., an investment firm that has been on a logistics buying spree over the past couple of years.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 28, 2018

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