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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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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XPO Names Leadership Team for New Logistics Business

Malcolm Wilson

XPO Logistics Inc. on Jan. 12 announced the senior leadership team for the upcoming spinoff of its logistics segment.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Amware CEO Outlines Moulton Logistics Acquisition

Amware warehouse

Amware Fulfillment CEO Harry Drajpuch detailed Jan. 5 how the recent acquisition of Moulton Logistics helps bolster ongoing growth strategies.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 6, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Maersk Says Record Shipping Rates Unlikely to Have Peaked Yet

A container ship operated by Maersk leaves the Port of Felixstowe in the U.K. on December 2020. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s largest container carrier, is working at full capacity and can’t yet see a peak in freight rates that have already been propelled to record highs by pandemic consumer spending.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Logistics Acquires Refrigerated Rail Company Cryo-Trans

Lineage Logistics.

Cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics is branching into rail.

Gillian Tan | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Finishes Acquisition of Kuehne + Nagel’s European Logistics

XPO truck

XPO Logistics has completed its acquisition of the majority of Swiss firm Kuehne + Nagel’s European logistics, the company announced Jan. 4.

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

J.B. Hunt Adds Temperature-Controlled Services to Tech Platform

J.B. Hunt truck

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced the availability of temperature-controlled transportation services within its Shipper 360 by J.B. Hunt technology platform.

December 18, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Reports Record FY Q2 Net Sales of $20.5 Billion

FedEx truck

The global surge in e-commerce brought on by the coronavirus pandemic combined with online holiday shopping sent net quarterly sales for FedEx Corp. above $20 billion for the first time in its history, and led to an increase in net income as well, the company reported Dec. 17.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 17, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx, UPS Tell Senators of Vaccine Distribution Readiness

FedEx and UPS airplanes

Two of the country’s largest freight firms reassured federal lawmakers of their preparedness in helping to deliver COVID-19 vaccines as early as this month.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
December 8, 2020
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Announces Fleet Upgrade Leasing Program

Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing launched a program that lets carriers sell their old trucks so they can lease a new one, the company announced Dec. 7.

December 7, 2020
Business, Logistics, Breaking News, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Plans to Split Into Two Companies

An XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics Inc. plans to split into two by spinning off its logistics business in a tax-free transaction that will create a separate publicly traded company.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
December 2, 2020

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