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 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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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 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Echo Global Logistics Reports Revenue Surge in 1Q

Echo Global Logistics

Echo Global Logistics reported record revenue in the first quarter of 2018 and posted a profit, compared with a loss a year ago, as tight capacity drove more business to third-party transportation service providers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 25, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Logistics Appoints Troy Cooper, Kenneth Wagers to Executive Posts

Bradley Jacobs

XPO Logistics promoted Troy Cooper to the newly created position of president from COO, and appointed Kenneth Wagers COO with responsibility for operations in 32 countries.

April 24, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Expands Texas Warehouse

Lineage Logistics warehouse

Lineage Logistics recently began the expansion of its Sunnyvale, Texas, warehousing and distribution center, adding 94,000 square feet to the existing 311,885-square-foot facility.

April 23, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Peoples Services Acquires Grimes Cos. to Expand in Southeast

Peoples Services

Peoples Services Inc., a logistics firm based in Canton, Ohio, acquired the assets of The Grimes Cos. in Jacksonville, Fla., a move that substantially expands the company’s warehousing and distribution services in the southeastern United States.

April 18, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Mike Ducker to Step Down as FedEx Freight CEO on Aug. 15

Mike Ducker

Mike Ducker will retire Aug. 15 as president and CEO of FedEx Freight after leading the group for four years, FedEx Corp. announced April 16. His successor will be named later.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 16, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Allen Lund, Founder of Freight Brokerage Firm, Dies

Allen Lund, founder of third-party transportation broker Allen Lund Co., died April 7 after recently being diagnosed with cancer. He was 77.

April 11, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Schneider, 8VC Partner to Boost Digital Supply Chain

Schneider truck

Venture capital firm 8VC and diversified truckload carrier Schneider announced a partnership to leverage technology on trucks to create a pathway to a fully digital supply chain.

April 11, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 50

Replay: LiveOnWeb's 'Logistics, Accelerated'

LiveOnWeb panelists Evan Armstrong, Dan Bearth, Joe Howard, Bob Voltmann

Our April 18 LiveOnWeb program, “Logistics, Accelerated,” focused on how technology and innovation are changing the logistics business. Watch the replay.

April 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Dolly Seeks to Find Niche in Bulk-Moving Sector

Movers

Another firm has joined the competitive same-day delivery space, facing off against major logistics firms as it works to find a niche in moving and delivering bulky, heavy items for retailers and consumers. Seattle-based Dolly recently expanded to serve seven large cities and has teamed with such merchants as Costco Wholesale Corp., Crate & Barrel, Lowe’s Cos. and The Container Store.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Investors, Fleets Back Video-Based Telematics

SmartDrive camera

A pair of recent events helped underscore the key role video is playing in fleet operations: Lytx, a video telematics provider, received a $700 million capital infusion from private equity firms; and Penske Logistics launched a video-based safety program in 2,800 of its heavy-duty trucks in its North America operations using equipment from SmartDrive Systems.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 10, 2018

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