2019 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 Inc. 6,112
est
10,850
est
-
2 2 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 4,750
est
9,814
est
-
3 3 DHL Supply Chain 3,809 4,178 -
4 6 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,900
est
8,214 -
5 4 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,705 16,631 15,262
6 7 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,636 3,731 -
7 5 Expeditors International of Washington 2,620 8,138 17,500
8 12 Penske Logistics 1,840
est
2,300 19,331
9 17 Lineage Logistics 1,837 - -
10 10 NFI 1,700 2,000 10,900
11 8 FedEx Logistics 1,625
est
3,170
est
-
12 11 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. 1,579 6,634 14,466
13 23 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 1,400
est
1,500 -
14 15 Geodis 1,319 2,139 13,549
15 13 Ceva Logistics 1,195
est
2,427 10,350
16 17 Schneider 1,180
est
2,711 -
17 9 Americold Logistics 1,158 1,595 11,000
18 14 Radial 1,082 - 4,914
19 17 Syncreon Holdings 1,050
est
1,165 -
20 16 DB Schenker USA 1,028
est
2,997
est
7,200
20 21 Werner Global Logistics 1,028 1,465 6,119
22 21 Ruan 900
est
957 5,700
23 22 Neovia Logistics 763
est
763
est
-
24 25 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 718 805 4,245
25 29 Total Quality Logistics 683 3,643 5,500
26 25 APL Logistics 665
est
1,075
est
6,800
27 27 Universal Logistics Holdings 610
est
1,148 -
28 31 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 571 809 3,169
29 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 538
est
579 3,800
30 33 Hub Group 536
est
4,423 5,370
31 28 DSC Logistics 535
est
578
est
-
32 26 Kenco Group 534 603 3,100
33 32 DSV Americas 522
est
2,358 -
34 35 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 491 491 3,438
35 36 TransGroup Global Logistics 460
est
1,005 1,449
36 39 Performance Team 456 456 1,750
37 34 Panalpina Inc. 435 2,596 -
38 40 Echo Global Logistics 420 2,440 2,321
38 42 Landstar System 420
est
2,542
est
-
40 38 BDP International 379 1,552 -
41 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. 365 1,018 2,400
42 41 Worldwide Express 360 1,650 -
43 - Covenant Transport Services 298
est
401 -
44 44 Visible Supply Chain Management 290
est
357 1,500
44 48 Toll Global Forwarding 290
est
1,475
est
-
46 45 Cowan Logistics 281
est
426 1,445
47 46 Transplace Inc. 280 2,886 2,400
48 - Marten Transport 275
est
412 3,590
49 - Lazer Spot Inc. 256 262 2,555
50 - GlobalTranz Enterprises 245 1,384 853
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Americold Agrees to Acquire Cloverleaf Cold Storage

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Americold Logistics has agreed to buy Cloverleaf Cold Storage for $1.24 billion, a move that ramps up a trend toward consolidation in the refrigerated warehousing sector.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 16, 2019
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How Consolidation and Freight Networks Are Disrupting the Logistics Landscape

Logistics companies are employing new business strategies to adapt to an ever-changing market.

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Is Amazon a Logistics Company? All Signs Point to That

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Should Amazon.com be considered one of the largest logistics companies in North America? The answer, according to most industry observers, is yes. And how big is that business? That question, unfortunately, can’t be answered definitively, at least not yet.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
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2018 Was a Year of Extraordinary Growth for 3PLs

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The two main drivers of growth for logistics companies in 2018 were an inventory buildup to beat tariffs and solid expansion in the domestic economy.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 8, 2019
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2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies

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XPO Logistics remains ­firmly entrenched atop Transport Topics' 2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings after a meteoric rise fueled by a string of high-profile acquisitions over the last eight years. Read about the full rankings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
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Cynosure Invests in Visible Supply Chain Management

Visible

Visible Supply Chain Management has received an unspecified equity investment in its business from The Cynosure Group, an investment firm controlled by the Eccles family in Salt Lake City, according to a statement released April 3.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 4, 2019
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XPO Logistics to Launch Enhanced Last-Mile Capabilities Online

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XPO Logistics Inc. will launch expanded last-mile capabilities on its XPO Connect digital freight marketplace, company officials said.

April 4, 2019
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Investment Firm Regains Ownership of GlobalTranz

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GlobalTranz Enterprises has struck a deal with Providence Equity Partners to acquire the business from The Jordan Co. in a move designed to provide additional financial support for the company’s aggressive growth strategy.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 4, 2019
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Ceva to Manage Ikea Distribution Center in New York

Ceva Logistics truck on highway

Ceva Logistics has opened a customer distribution center with home-furnishings retailer Ikea in Staten Island, N.Y., according to a news release.

March 11, 2019

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