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

A freight truck operated by DB Schenker stands at the Port of Helsinki in Finland.

DB Schenker, a major logistics company owned by German rail giant Deutsche Bahn AG, suspended deliveries to the U.K. due to “significant” problems caused by post-Brexit red tape.

Joe Mayes | Bloomberg News
January 14, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Owner Deutsche Post Reaps Profit Boost as Virus Spurs Demand

An employee sorts packages at a DHL Worldwide Express facility in Chicago. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Deutsche Post AG reported record earnings as its DHL express-delivery arm benefited from a surge in home shopping spurred by the coronavirus crisis.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
January 12, 2021
Business, Safety, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Partners With Truckers Against Trafficking

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. announced Jan. 11 that it has formed a partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking in an effort to combat the crime.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Names Leadership Team for New Logistics Business

Malcolm Wilson

XPO Logistics Inc. on Jan. 12 announced the senior leadership team for the upcoming spinoff of its logistics segment.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Amware CEO Outlines Moulton Logistics Acquisition

Amware warehouse

Amware Fulfillment CEO Harry Drajpuch detailed Jan. 5 how the recent acquisition of Moulton Logistics helps bolster ongoing growth strategies.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 6, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Maersk Says Record Shipping Rates Unlikely to Have Peaked Yet

A container ship operated by Maersk leaves the Port of Felixstowe in the U.K. on December 2020. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s largest container carrier, is working at full capacity and can’t yet see a peak in freight rates that have already been propelled to record highs by pandemic consumer spending.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Logistics Acquires Refrigerated Rail Company Cryo-Trans

Lineage Logistics.

Cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics is branching into rail.

Gillian Tan | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Finishes Acquisition of Kuehne + Nagel’s European Logistics

XPO truck

XPO Logistics has completed its acquisition of the majority of Swiss firm Kuehne + Nagel’s European logistics, the company announced Jan. 4.

January 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Adds Temperature-Controlled Services to Tech Platform

J.B. Hunt truck

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced the availability of temperature-controlled transportation services within its Shipper 360 by J.B. Hunt technology platform.

December 18, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Reports Record FY Q2 Net Sales of $20.5 Billion

FedEx truck

The global surge in e-commerce brought on by the coronavirus pandemic combined with online holiday shopping sent net quarterly sales for FedEx Corp. above $20 billion for the first time in its history, and led to an increase in net income as well, the company reported Dec. 17.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 17, 2020

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