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 44 Visible Supply Chain Management 290
est
357 1,500
44 48 Toll Global Forwarding 290
est
1,475
est
-
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 40 Echo Global Logistics 420 2,440 2,321
38 42 Landstar System 420
est
2,542
est
-
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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Truckers Work to Overcome Difficulties in Food Supply Chain

Trucks stuck on the German-Polish border near Frankfurt on March 18.

Truckers hauling food are facing delays across the globe in the latest disruption to supply chains snarled by the coronavirus pandemic.

April 3, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Current Stock Prices for Trucking, Logistics Companies

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Same-day data for publicly traded trucking and transportation stocks in the truckload, less-than-truckload, package, logistics and leasing categories.

March 30, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2020 Top 50 Logistics Companies

XPO Logistics truck.

The logistics business is evolving rapidly as companies invest in technology to boost efficiency and meet shippers’ rising expectations, but Transport Topics’ annual ranking of the largest third-party logistics companies in North America reveals few changes at the top this year.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 30, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

How 3PLs Are Evolving to Stay Competitive

Inside the Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters of Atlantic Logistics.

Although demand for logistics services likely will increase in the decade ahead, freight brokers and 3PLs will need to adapt and evolve to remain relevant in this rapidly changing industry. Part of our 2020 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings package.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 30, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

FedEx Ground to Close Pennsylvania Facility, Cutting 186 Jobs

An employee secures the cargo area door of a delivery truck at a FedEx Ground distribution center in New Jersey in August 2018.

FedEx Ground will be shutting down its package delivery facility in Clinton, Pa., on May 16, eliminating 186 jobs.

Patricia Sabatini | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 27, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Showers of Praise Greet Busy Truckers

Trucking

As truck drivers crisscross the country hauling goods vital to the fight against the coronavirus, they find themselves at the center of another fast-spreading outbreak: nationwide gratitude. It’s showing up along the roads, on TV, in emails and social media, and even at the White House.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 26, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Backs Away From Possible Sale, Spinoffs of Units

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. said the current economic environment has compelled it to step back from earlier plans to explore the sale or spinoff of some of its assets.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

After Mixed Financial Results in 2019, 3PLs Face Coronavirus Headwinds

The airfreight forwarding sector, in which DHL ranks No. 1, logged one of the weakest years for logistics subsegments.

Coming off an extraordinary growth market in 2018, third-party logistics companies operating in the United States experienced a more mixed year in 2019.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
March 19, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous, Top 50

Deutsche Post Scraps Its Electric Delivery Van Built With Ford

Deutsche Post StreetScooter

Deutsche Post AG will stop producing its electric delivery vehicle called StreetScooter, bringing to an end a much-hyped venture that was once seen as a possible disrupter to conventional van makers such as Volkswagen AG and Daimler AG.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
February 28, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Shipping Giant CMA CGM’s Debt Plan Seen at Risk Amid Virus Fears

CMA CGM

The coronavirus outbreak is threatening to scupper a debt refinancing for CMA CGM SA, the world’s third-largest container shipping company.

February 24, 2020

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