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 Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
1 1 XPO Logistics 5,238
est
9,506
est
-
2 3 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 3,252
est
7,981 -
3 4 DHL Supply Chain 2,415
est
4,390
est
-
4 5 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,368 14,869 15,074
5 6 Expeditors International of Washington 2,319 6,920 16,944
6 2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,315
est
6,828 -
7 7 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,297 3,066 -
8 9 FedEx Logistics 1,545
est
3,014 -
9 8 Americold Logistics 1,536 - 11,000
10 14 NFI 1,468 1,910 10,000
11 11 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 1,379 5,541 -
12 12 Penske Logistics 1,360
est
1,700 17,900
13 10 Ceva Logistics (North America) 1,155
est
2,331 -
14 23 Radial 1,082 - 6,000
15 12 Geodis (North America) 1,010 1,297 10,000
16 16 APL Logistics (North America) 1,000
est
1,632 7,600
17 18 DB Schenker (North America) 995
est
2,870
est
7,000
18 16 Schneider 900
est
2,330 -
18 20 Syncreon Holdings 900 1,000 -
18 20 Lineage Logistics 900 - -
21 22 Werner Logistics 855 1,211 5,586
22 25 Ruan 785
est
836 5,362
23 24 Neovia Logistics 763 - -
24 34 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 750 800 -
25 19 Cardinal Logistics 723 792 4,273
26 26 Kenco Group 556 605 3,100
27 36 Universal Logistics Holdings 545
est
933 -
28 32 DSC Logistics 530 - -
29 27 Total Quality Logistics 521 2,934 4,200
30 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 510 - 3,100
31 29 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 484 661 3,429
32 31 DSV Panalpina 465
est
2,094 -
33 28 Hub Group 458 4,035 4,000
34 33 Panalpina Inc. 436 2,381 -
35 37 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 413 413 3,150
36 35 TransGroup Global Logistics 405
est
905 1,449
37 42 Preferred Freezer Services 394 394 2,213
38 40 BDP International 370
est
1,300 -
39 38 Performance Team 368 368 1,400
40 39 Echo Global Logistics 339 1,943 2,453
41 41 Worldwide Express 330 1,400 1,400
42 45 Landstar System 320
est
1,940
est
-
43 44 Burris Logistics 271 3,396 -
44 - Visible Supply Chain Management 256 286 1,200
45 47 Cowan Logistics 254 367 1,390
46 49 Transplace Inc. 242 2,181 2,050
47 48 Fidelitone 228 237 630
48 - Averitt Express Inc. 225 287 -
48 43 Toll Global Forwarding 225
est
1,160
est
-
50 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 215
est
650
est
-
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Radiant Logistics ($190 million), Bellevue, Wash., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, freight brokerage, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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XPO

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Electric

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dry ice added to vaccine box

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A UPS truck exits a distribution center in Chicago in November 2020. (Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News)

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Trucks and trailers at the Kuehne + Nagel International AG logistics center in Haiger, Germany.

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A container ship is berthed at the Kobe Port in Hyogo, Japan. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Bloomberg News)

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