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

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Coronavirus Likely Altered Supply Chains Permanently, XPO’s Chowdhury Says

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Top 50 Global Freight Carriers Face Major Disruption

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Despite pandemic challenges, the companies ranked on the Transport Topics 2020 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list have adjusted their operations to keep pace with ever-changing market conditions.

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DHL Unveils Four Electric Tractor-Trailers

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November 14, 2020
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Ports See Huge Volume Swings in 2020

Port

Amid these dramatic swings in demand, ports have continued to pursue infrastructure improvement projects.

November 13, 2020

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