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

Security Robot Cuts Crime for XPO

XPO Logistics robot

A security robot that XPO Logistics deployed at its Atlanta logistics facility has reduced incidents in the parking lot and the building’s exterior to zero in the first six months it has been monitoring the area.

April 5, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Investment in Technology, Innovation Is Changing Business of Logistics

Logistics

The combination of technology and innovation is changing the business of transportation and logistics in ways that are both potentially disruptive and critical to improving existing processes. And the changes are coming from inside and outside of the industry.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 3, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Ryder Acquires Last-Mile Delivery Carrier MXD Group

Ryder System Inc. is acquiring all of the outstanding equity of MXD Group, an e-commerce fulfillment provider, with its North American network of facilities, including last-mile capabilities.

April 3, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

UPS Pilots Complain About Shortage of Airplanes

UPS Inc. already was in trouble with Wall Street over a long-term investment plan to cope with soaring e-commerce. Now the company is clashing with its pilots union because of a short-term fix for the same challenge.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2018

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