2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies

2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Rank This Yearsort ascending Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
50 - GlobalTranz Enterprises 245 1,384 853
49 - Lazer Spot 256 262 2,555
48 - Marten Transport 275
est
412 3,590
47 46 Transplace Inc. 280 2,886 2,400
46 45 Cowan Logistics 281
est
426 1,445
44 48 Toll Global Forwarding 290
est
1,475
est
-
44 44 Visible Supply Chain Management 290
est
357 1,500
43 - Covenant Transport Services 298
est
401 -
42 41 Worldwide Express 360 1,650 -
41 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 365 1,018 2,400
40 38 BDP International 379 1,552 -
38 42 Landstar System 420
est
2,542
est
-
38 40 Echo Global Logistics 420 2,440 2,321
37 34 Panalpina Inc. 435 2,596 -
36 39 Performance Team 456 456 1,750
35 36 TransGroup Global Logistics 460
est
1,005 1,449
34 35 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 491 491 3,438
33 32 DSV Panalpina 522
est
2,358 -
32 26 Kenco Group 534 603 3,100
31 28 DSC Logistics 535
est
578
est
-
30 33 Hub Group 536
est
4,423 5,370
29 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 538
est
579 3,800
28 31 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 571 809 3,169
27 27 Universal Logistics Holdings 610
est
1,148 -
26 25 APL Logistics 665
est
1,075
est
6,800
25 29 Total Quality Logistics 683 3,643 5,500
24 25 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 718 805 4,245
23 22 Neovia Logistics 763
est
763
est
-
22 21 Ruan 900
est
957 5,700
20 16 DB Schenker USA 1,028
est
2,997
est
7,200
20 21 Werner Logistics 1,028 1,465 6,119
19 17 Syncreon Holdings 1,050
est
1,165 -
18 14 Radial 1,082 - 4,914
17 9 Americold Logistics 1,158 1,595 11,000
16 17 Schneider 1,180
est
2,711 -
15 13 Ceva Logistics 1,195
est
2,427 10,350
14 15 Geodis 1,319 2,139 13,549
13 23 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 1,400
est
1,500 -
12 11 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 1,579 6,634 14,466
11 8 FedEx Logistics 1,625
est
3,170
est
-
10 10 NFI 1,700 2,000 10,900
9 17 Lineage Logistics 1,837 - -
8 12 Penske Logistics 1,840
est
2,300 19,331
7 5 Expeditors International of Washington 2,620 8,138 17,500
6 7 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,636 3,731 -
5 4 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,705 16,631 15,262
4 6 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,900
est
8,214 -
3 3 DHL Supply Chain 3,809 4,178 -
2 2 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 4,750
est
9,814
est
-
1 1 XPO Logistics 6,112
est
10,850
est
-
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Radiant Logistics ($202 million), Bellevue, Wash., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, custom brokerage, freight brokerage, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Top 50 Global Freight Carriers Face Major Disruption

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Despite pandemic challenges, the companies ranked on the Transport Topics 2020 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list have adjusted their operations to keep pace with ever-changing market conditions.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 23, 2020
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DHL Unveils Four Electric Tractor-Trailers

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DHL furthered its green efforts with the launch of a new fleet of electric tractor-trailer vehicles, the company announced Nov. 17.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 18, 2020
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Map: Where They Are

2020 Top Global Freight Carriers Map

View a world map that pinpoints the geographical breakdown by country for the 2020 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers.

November 14, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Ports See Huge Volume Swings in 2020

Port

Amid these dramatic swings in demand, ports have continued to pursue infrastructure improvement projects.

November 13, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

North America’s Busiest Cargo Airports

Miami Airport

While it remains to be seen how the pandemic might shift air freight patterns over the long term, this listing of the 100 busiest cargo airports in North America provides an overview of the most important hubs for air freight.

November 13, 2020
Government, Business, Top 50

USMCA Bodes Well for Cross-Border Freight

USMCA

Both the improved trade activ­ity and a promising future for the USMCA are favorable developments for trucking because 80% of cross-border trade moves via truck.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
November 13, 2020
Business, Top 50

Global Trade Recovering Amid Pandemic

Boat

Freight carriers across the world experienced dramatic market shifts and volume swings in 2020.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
November 13, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Food Retail Carriers Anticipate High-Demand Holiday Season

Thanksgiving dinner

The food retail sector and fleets that support it are headed for a particularly busy holiday season, experts say.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Posts Revenue Increase, Net Income Decrease in Q3

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics Inc. saw revenue tick up and net income dip in the third quarter, and the company said business activity has bounced back from earlier downturns.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
November 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

Ryder Looks to Advance Tech With Venture Capital Fund

Ryder truck

Ryder System Inc. is working to advance its technology and forge new partnerships with the launch of its corporate venture capital fund, the company detailed Nov. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 4, 2020

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