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
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
18 20 Lineage Logistics 900 - -
23 24 Neovia Logistics 763 - -
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 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 (North America) 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 (North America) 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 (North America) 1,155
est
2,331 -
34 33 Panalpina Inc. 436 2,381 -
17 18 DB Schenker (North America) 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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On the Bubble

Verst Group ($172 million), Walton, Ky., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, freight payment and auditing, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, supply chain consulting, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Pilot Freight Services Acquires DSI Logistics

Pilot

Pilot Freight Services announced it acquired DSI Logistics, a nonasset-based provider of last-mile home delivery and installation for heavy and hard-to-handle goods.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 8, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Syncreon Holdings Reported to Be Weighing $1.5 Billion Sale

Syncreon Holdings is said to be weighing a sale of about $1.5 billion.

The owners of supply-chain services company Syncreon Holdings are exploring a sale of the company that could value it at as much as $1.5 billion, including debt, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

April 8, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Logistics Announces Hiring Plans, Taps CFO for Spinoff GXO

XPO

XPO Logistics plans to fill more than 1,400 positions to meet growing demand in its less-than-truckload business.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 7, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

About Us: Transport Topics Top 50 Logistics Companies

The Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies is a listing of the largest logistics companies in North America.

April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Drones Could Help Bridge Divides for Vaccine Distribution

Drones could be used to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to remote areas off Florida's coast. (Kobi Wolf/Bloomberg News)

The challenge of ensuring equitable distribution of the coronavirus vaccine is one of global scale, and the city of Miami provides a backdrop for the social and economic divides that the medical community must overcome.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Logistics Acquires Cryo-Trans for $500 Million

Lineage Logistics is taking steps to be a one-stop shop for refrigerated storage. (Lineage Logistics)

Cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics is branching into rail.

Gillian Tan | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Pandemic Upends Logistics Market

An XPO Logistics employee works in a warehouse. (XPO Logistics)

The COVID-19 outbreak created a volatile U.S. third-party logistics market in 2020, which presented growth opportunities for 3PLs with strong carrier management, e-commerce and airfreight forwarding capabilities, while other 3PLs did not fare as well.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 3, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

A Fresh Look at the 2021 Top 50 Logistics Companies

C.H. Robinson, which ranks No. 1 on the 2021 list, has expanded its fulfillment capabilities through acquisitions.

Transport Topics has produced an annual ranking of the largest companies in this dynamic segment of the transportation business for nearly two decades, but much like the industry itself, this list continues to evolve.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

How Logistics Firms Are Handling the Pandemic's E-Commerce Boom

Employees sort crates of packages at a DHL facility in Chicago. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

The COVID-19 pandemic has squeezed many years of growth in online sales and e-commerce fulfillment into a single 12-month period.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

XPO Opening Automated Logistics Facility in Indiana

An XPO Logistics supply chain facility

XPO Logistics will open an automated logistics facility in Clayton, Ind., at one of the state’s major logistics hubs in Hendricks County. The new facility is expected to employ 800 people and become fully operational sometime this summer, according to XPO.

Rashika Jaipuriar | The Indianapolis Star
March 24, 2021

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