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 Yearsort descending Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
44 - Visible Supply Chain Management 256 286 1,200
48 - Averitt Express Inc. 225 287 -
1 1 XPO Logistics 5,238
est
9,506
est
-
6 2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,315
est
6,828 -
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
7 7 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,297 3,066 -
9 8 Americold Logistics 1,536 - 11,000
8 9 FedEx Logistics 1,545
est
3,014 -
13 10 Ceva Logistics (North America) 1,155
est
2,331 -
11 11 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 1,379 5,541 -
12 12 Penske Logistics 1,360
est
1,700 17,900
15 12 Geodis (North America) 1,010 1,297 10,000
10 14 NFI 1,468 1,910 10,000
16 16 APL Logistics (North America) 1,000
est
1,632 7,600
18 16 Schneider 900
est
2,330 -
17 18 DB Schenker (North America) 995
est
2,870
est
7,000
25 19 Cardinal Logistics 723 792 4,273
18 20 Syncreon Holdings 900 1,000 -
18 20 Lineage Logistics 900 - -
21 22 Werner Logistics 855 1,211 5,586
14 23 Radial 1,082 - 6,000
23 24 Neovia Logistics 763 - -
22 25 Ruan 785
est
836 5,362
26 26 Kenco Group 556 605 3,100
29 27 Total Quality Logistics 521 2,934 4,200
33 28 Hub Group 458 4,035 4,000
31 29 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 484 661 3,429
30 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 510 - 3,100
32 31 DSV Panalpina 465
est
2,094 -
28 32 DSC Logistics 530 - -
34 33 Panalpina Inc. 436 2,381 -
24 34 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 750 800 -
36 35 TransGroup Global Logistics 405
est
905 1,449
27 36 Universal Logistics Holdings 545
est
933 -
35 37 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 413 413 3,150
39 38 Performance Team 368 368 1,400
40 39 Echo Global Logistics 339 1,943 2,453
38 40 BDP International 370
est
1,300 -
41 41 Worldwide Express 330 1,400 1,400
37 42 Preferred Freezer Services 394 394 2,213
48 43 Toll Global Forwarding 225
est
1,160
est
-
43 44 Burris Logistics 271 3,396 -
42 45 Landstar System 320
est
1,940
est
-
45 47 Cowan Logistics 254 367 1,390
47 48 Fidelitone 228 237 630
46 49 Transplace Inc. 242 2,181 2,050
50 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 215
est
650
est
-
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FedEx Rides E-Commerce to $21.5 Billion Third Quarter

A FedEx employee carries a box before loading into a van at a coronavirus testing facility in New Jersey.

The continued yearlong surge in e-commerce brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic sent FedEx’s year-over-year fiscal third-quarter net revenue up 23% to $21.5 billion, compared with $17.4 billion in the same period in 2020.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 18, 2021
Business, Logistics, Breaking News, Top 50

XPO Sets GXO Logistics as Name of New Spinoff Company

XPO

XPO Logistics has selected GXO Logistics as the name of the stand-alone logistics company that it will spin off from its larger operation later this year.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
March 18, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 50, Top 100

Trucking Industry Making Strides Toward Electrification

Electric

Original equipment manufacturers, shippers and environmental activist groups are aligning behind the promised benefits of zero-emission trucks, and are encouraging the trucking industry to accelerate adoption of vehicles powered by alternatives to diesel.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 11, 2021
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 50

COVID-19 Exposes Cold Chain Problems, Solutions

dry ice added to vaccine box

The coronavirus pandemic has presented new challenges and opportunities for innovation in cold chain shipments.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 2, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Expects 40% Jump in Vaccine Doses Next Week, Peak in May

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

UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. are ramping up vaccine distribution, with plans for additional gains if Johnson & Johnson’s inoculation is cleared by U.S. regulators.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 25, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Kuehne + Nagel Buys Apex Logistics in $1.5 Billion Deal

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

Kuehne + Nagel International AG has agreed to acquire Apex International Corp. in a deal that values the freight forwarder at about $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

February 22, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

US Steps Up Heat on Container Carriers to Ease Port Congestion

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

U.S. regulators stepped up the heat on ocean shipping companies and the seaport terminals some of them operate, seeking to smooth the disrupted flow of containers that are swamping America’s biggest ports and wreaking havoc on the nation’s strained supply chains.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
February 18, 2021
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February 10, 2021
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Chinese Package-Delivery Firm SF Holding Eyes Stake in Kerry Logistics

Employees handle packages at an SF Express store in Hong Kong. (Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg News)

SF Holding Co., one of the largest Chinese package-delivery services, is exploring a potential investment in tycoon Robert Kuok’s listed logistics business, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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

UPS Gives Old Jets New Life

UPS will install new cockpit computers in dozens of aging freight planes. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Imagine ripping out the dashboard of your 20-year-old minivan and replacing it with the high-tech controls from a Tesla.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 4, 2021

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