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 1,155
est
2,331 -
14 23 Radial 1,082 - 6,000
15 12 Geodis 1,010 1,297 10,000
16 16 APL Logistics 1,000
est
1,632 7,600
17 18 DB Schenker USA 995
est
2,870
est
7,000
18 20 Syncreon Holdings 900 1,000 -
18 20 Lineage Logistics 900 - -
18 16 Schneider 900
est
2,330 -
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 Holdings 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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Last-Mile Delivery Fleets Navigate Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic

UPS and FedEx trucks

Last-mile fleets such as FedEx, Amazon, XPO and UPS have been dealing with a spike in demand while also implementing safety protocols to protect employees and customers.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
May 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx, Microsoft Join Forces for Package Shipping

FedEx and Microsoft are teaming up to provide early warnings of delays for shipping customers.

FedEx Corp. and Microsoft Corp. are teaming up to provide commercial shipping customers with early warnings of delays from weather, traffic and other mishaps, giving the courier and the software maker another weapon as each competes with Amazon .com Inc.

Thomas Black and Dina Bass | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

UPS Adds Indiana Airport to Cargo Network

A delivery van passes in front of a cargo jet parked on the tarmac at a UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Ky., on Jan. 28.

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on May 13 approved a long-term lease and easement access agreement with UPS Inc. that will allow the company to begin express air shipment operations later this year.

Andrew Steele | The Times (Munster, Ind.)
May 14, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Container Shipper Maersk Warns of 25% Volume Slump

Shipping containers are unloaded from a Maersk cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles in May 2019.

The world’s largest container line is bracing for a historic slump in demand after emergency lockdowns across the globe left international trade in tatters.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
May 13, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO’s Brad Jacobs Says Company Open to Future Acquisitions

XPO

With at least $2 billion in cash, and $500 million in credit available, XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs says he would consider an acquisition if the company was a good fit.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 12, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Expeditors Sees Profit, Revenue Fall in Q1; Workforce Remains Intact

Expeditors sign

Global disruptions created by the coronavirus pandemic depressed profits and revenue at Expeditors International in the first quarter.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Former XPO Executive to Become Next Postmaster General

Louis DeJoy, a former XPO executive, will be the next postmaster general.

A Republican fundraiser and political donor from North Carolina who also worked as an executive at XPO Logistics will be the next postmaster general.

May 7, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

5-Year-Old’s ‘Refreshment Stop’ Shows Appreciation for FedEx, UPS Drivers

Jack Mahar, 5, set up a free refreshment stop for delivery drivers

A New York kindergartener who loves delivery trucks is thanking FedEx, UPS and other drivers during the coronavirus pandemic in his own special way, with a 'refreshment stop' of complimentary snacks and drinks that he has set up at the end of his driveway for these essential workers.

Kristi Gustafson Barlette | Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
May 5, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Profits, Revenue Fall in Q1

XPO Logistics truck

First-quarter profits and revenue at XPO Logistics Inc. declined as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic took a toll on the less-than-truckload carrier and logistics company in March.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 5, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

XPO to Cease Operations at Pennsylvania Warehouse

An XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics will cease operations at its warehouse in Bethel Township, Pa., this month, according to a notice it filed March 11 with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.

Daniel Urie | The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)
May 4, 2020

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