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 Year Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employeessort descending
11 8 FedEx Logistics 1,625
est
3,170
est
-
37 34 Panalpina Inc. 435 2,596 -
1 1 XPO Logistics 6,112
est
10,850
est
-
16 17 Schneider 1,180
est
2,711 -
40 38 BDP International 379 1,552 -
42 41 Worldwide Express 360 1,650 -
2 2 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 4,750
est
9,814
est
-
38 42 Landstar System 420
est
2,542
est
-
3 3 DHL Supply Chain 3,809 4,178 -
19 17 Syncreon Holdings 1,050
est
1,165 -
9 17 Lineage Logistics 1,837 - -
44 48 Toll Global Forwarding 290
est
1,475
est
-
23 22 Neovia Logistics 763
est
763
est
-
27 27 Universal Logistics Holdings 610
est
1,148 -
13 23 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 1,400
est
1,500 -
4 6 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,900
est
8,214 -
6 7 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,636 3,731 -
31 28 DSC Logistics 535
est
578
est
-
43 - Covenant Transport Services 298
est
401 -
33 32 DSV Panalpina 522
est
2,358 -
50 - GlobalTranz Enterprises 245 1,384 853
46 45 Cowan Logistics 281
est
426 1,445
35 36 TransGroup Global Logistics 460
est
1,005 1,449
44 44 Visible Supply Chain Management 290
est
357 1,500
36 39 Performance Team 456 456 1,750
38 40 Echo Global Logistics 420 2,440 2,321
47 46 Transplace Inc. 280 2,886 2,400
41 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 365 1,018 2,400
49 - Lazer Spot 256 262 2,555
32 26 Kenco Group 534 603 3,100
28 31 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 571 809 3,169
34 35 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 491 491 3,438
48 - Marten Transport 275
est
412 3,590
29 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 538
est
579 3,800
24 25 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 718 805 4,245
18 14 Radial 1,082 - 4,914
30 33 Hub Group 536
est
4,423 5,370
25 29 Total Quality Logistics 683 3,643 5,500
22 21 Ruan 900
est
957 5,700
20 21 Werner Logistics 1,028 1,465 6,119
26 25 APL Logistics 665
est
1,075
est
6,800
20 16 DB Schenker USA 1,028
est
2,997
est
7,200
15 13 Ceva Logistics 1,195
est
2,427 10,350
10 10 NFI 1,700 2,000 10,900
17 9 Americold Logistics 1,158 1,595 11,000
14 15 Geodis 1,319 2,139 13,549
12 11 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 1,579 6,634 14,466
5 4 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,705 16,631 15,262
7 5 Expeditors International of Washington 2,620 8,138 17,500
8 12 Penske Logistics 1,840
est
2,300 19,331
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Averitt Express ($225 million), Cookeville, Tenn., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, custom brokerage, dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, 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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Top 50 News
Business, Technology, Equipment, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Aims to Disrupt Buying Process With Procure IQ

CH Robinson

C.H. Robinson on Sept. 22 launched a tool intended to expand the ways in which shippers can analyze and buy freight lanes.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 22, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Bob Farrell Returns to GlobalTranz as Chairman, CEO

Global Tranz/Bob Farrell

GlobalTranz Enterprises announced that Bob Farrell returned as chairman and CEO, effective immediately.

September 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Advances Technology Initiative With IoT Partnership

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises has teamed with fleet management service Platform Science to advance its technology initiative, the companies announced Sept. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 16, 2020
Government, Business, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Posts Strong Quarterly Earnings, Fueled by E-Commerce

A FedEx truck is unloaded in Dallas

A huge surge in e-commerce deliveries to homes and businesses because of the COVID-19 pandemic boosted FedEx Corp.’s fiscal first-quarter earnings when the delivery giant reported its financials Sept. 15.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 50, Top 100

Nikola Issues Fuller Denial of Short Seller Hindenburg’s Claims

Nikola One electric truck

Nikola Corp. made a fuller-throated denial of a report last week that claimed the electric-truck maker had deceived investors, accusing a short seller of mischaracterizations and distortions.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
September 14, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Appoints Erik Caldwell to Head Last-Mile Unit

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics appointed Erik Caldwell president of its last-mile business unit in North America.

September 11, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Rally to Aid Hurricane Laura Victims

Bengal Food Drive

Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc when it made landfall Aug. 27, but fleets have rallied to help the victims in the couple of weeks since.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Holiday Season Hiring Will Top 100,000 Amid E-Commerce Boom

UPS plans to hire more than 100,000 seasonal works to weather the holiday season.

UPS Inc. said it will hire more than 100,000 seasonal workers to help handle an expected avalanche of holiday packages from online orders this year as shoppers avoid stores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Names Matt Herndon President of Dedicated Unit

U.S. Xpress truck

Truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced the appointment of Matt Herndon to president of dedicated services.

September 3, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider to Test Freightliner eCascadia Through 2021

Schneider truck and Freightliner eCascadia truck

Schneider said it will test the Freightliner eCascadia through 2021 to address potential challenges to widespread use of commercial battery-electric vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 26, 2020

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