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
14 23 Radial 1,082 - 6,000
30 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 510 - 3,100
18 20 Lineage Logistics 900 - -
23 24 Neovia Logistics 763 - -
9 8 Americold Logistics 1,536 - 11,000
28 32 DSC Logistics 530 - -
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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Business, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Expands Texas Warehouse

Lineage Logistics warehouse

Lineage Logistics recently began the expansion of its Sunnyvale, Texas, warehousing and distribution center, adding 94,000 square feet to the existing 311,885-square-foot facility.

April 23, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Peoples Services Acquires Grimes Cos. to Expand in Southeast

Peoples Services

Peoples Services Inc., a logistics firm based in Canton, Ohio, acquired the assets of The Grimes Cos. in Jacksonville, Fla., a move that substantially expands the company’s warehousing and distribution services in the southeastern United States.

April 18, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Mike Ducker to Step Down as FedEx Freight CEO on Aug. 15

Mike Ducker

Mike Ducker will retire Aug. 15 as president and CEO of FedEx Freight after leading the group for four years, FedEx Corp. announced April 16. His successor will be named later.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 16, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Allen Lund, Founder of Freight Brokerage Firm, Dies

Allen Lund, founder of third-party transportation broker Allen Lund Co., died April 7 after recently being diagnosed with cancer. He was 77.

April 11, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Schneider, 8VC Partner to Boost Digital Supply Chain

Schneider truck

Venture capital firm 8VC and diversified truckload carrier Schneider announced a partnership to leverage technology on trucks to create a pathway to a fully digital supply chain.

April 11, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 50

Replay: LiveOnWeb's 'Logistics, Accelerated'

LiveOnWeb panelists Evan Armstrong, Dan Bearth, Joe Howard, Bob Voltmann

Our April 18 LiveOnWeb program, “Logistics, Accelerated,” focused on how technology and innovation are changing the logistics business. Watch the replay.

April 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Dolly Seeks to Find Niche in Bulk-Moving Sector

Movers

Another firm has joined the competitive same-day delivery space, facing off against major logistics firms as it works to find a niche in moving and delivering bulky, heavy items for retailers and consumers. Seattle-based Dolly recently expanded to serve seven large cities and has teamed with such merchants as Costco Wholesale Corp., Crate & Barrel, Lowe’s Cos. and The Container Store.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Investors, Fleets Back Video-Based Telematics

SmartDrive camera

A pair of recent events helped underscore the key role video is playing in fleet operations: Lytx, a video telematics provider, received a $700 million capital infusion from private equity firms; and Penske Logistics launched a video-based safety program in 2,800 of its heavy-duty trucks in its North America operations using equipment from SmartDrive Systems.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2018 Top 50 Logistics Companies: XPO Retains Its Place at the Top

XPO Logistics truck in front of company headquarters

After a string of high-profile acquisitions pushed XPO Logistics to the top of the Transport Topics Logistics 50 list in 2017, the company kept its No. 1 ranking this year by growing its business organically and by effectively cross-selling transportation and logistics services to shippers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 9, 2018
Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Visions of the Future of Logistics

Here's what some industry professionals had to say about what the future may hold.

April 9, 2018

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