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 Year Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employeessort descending
32 31 DSV Panalpina 465
est
2,094 -
48 - Averitt Express Inc. 225 287 -
1 1 XPO Logistics 5,238
est
9,506
est
-
48 43 Toll Global Forwarding 225
est
1,160
est
-
2 3 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 3,252
est
7,981 -
18 16 Schneider 900
est
2,330 -
34 33 Panalpina Inc. 436 2,381 -
50 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 215
est
650
est
-
3 4 DHL Supply Chain 2,415
est
4,390
est
-
18 20 Syncreon Holdings 900 1,000 -
18 20 Lineage Logistics 900 - -
6 2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,315
est
6,828 -
38 40 BDP International 370
est
1,300 -
7 7 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,297 3,066 -
23 24 Neovia Logistics 763 - -
8 9 FedEx Logistics 1,545
est
3,014 -
24 34 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 750 800 -
42 45 Landstar System 320
est
1,940
est
-
11 11 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 1,379 5,541 -
27 36 Universal Logistics Holdings 545
est
933 -
43 44 Burris Logistics 271 3,396 -
28 32 DSC Logistics 530 - -
13 10 Ceva Logistics 1,155
est
2,331 -
47 48 Fidelitone 228 237 630
44 - Visible Supply Chain Management 256 286 1,200
45 47 Cowan Logistics 254 367 1,390
39 38 Performance Team 368 368 1,400
41 41 Worldwide Express 330 1,400 1,400
36 35 TransGroup Global Logistics 405
est
905 1,449
46 49 Transplace Inc. 242 2,181 2,050
37 42 Preferred Freezer Services 394 394 2,213
40 39 Echo Global Logistics 339 1,943 2,453
30 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 510 - 3,100
26 26 Kenco Group 556 605 3,100
35 37 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 413 413 3,150
31 29 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 484 661 3,429
33 28 Hub Group 458 4,035 4,000
29 27 Total Quality Logistics 521 2,934 4,200
25 19 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 723 792 4,273
22 25 Ruan 785
est
836 5,362
21 22 Werner Logistics 855 1,211 5,586
14 23 Radial 1,082 - 6,000
17 18 DB Schenker USA 995
est
2,870
est
7,000
16 16 APL Logistics 1,000
est
1,632 7,600
15 12 Geodis 1,010 1,297 10,000
10 14 NFI 1,468 1,910 10,000
9 8 Americold Logistics 1,536 - 11,000
4 5 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,368 14,869 15,074
5 6 Expeditors International of Washington 2,319 6,920 16,944
12 12 Penske Logistics 1,360
est
1,700 17,900
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Verst Group ($172 million), Walton, Ky., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, freight payment and auditing, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, supply chain consulting, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Food Retail Carriers Anticipate High-Demand Holiday Season

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XPO Posts Revenue Increase, Net Income Decrease in Q3

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