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 ascending
8 12 Penske Logistics 1,840
est
2,300 19,331
7 5 Expeditors International of Washington 2,620 8,138 17,500
5 4 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,705 16,631 15,262
12 11 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 1,579 6,634 14,466
14 15 Geodis 1,319 2,139 13,549
17 9 Americold Logistics 1,158 1,595 11,000
10 10 NFI 1,700 2,000 10,900
15 13 Ceva Logistics 1,195
est
2,427 10,350
20 16 DB Schenker USA 1,028
est
2,997
est
7,200
26 25 APL Logistics 665
est
1,075
est
6,800
20 21 Werner Logistics 1,028 1,465 6,119
22 21 Ruan 900
est
957 5,700
25 29 Total Quality Logistics 683 3,643 5,500
30 33 Hub Group 536
est
4,423 5,370
18 14 Radial 1,082 - 4,914
24 25 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 718 805 4,245
29 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 538
est
579 3,800
48 - Marten Transport 275
est
412 3,590
34 35 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 491 491 3,438
28 31 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 571 809 3,169
32 26 Kenco Group 534 603 3,100
49 - Lazer Spot 256 262 2,555
41 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 365 1,018 2,400
47 46 Transplace Inc. 280 2,886 2,400
38 40 Echo Global Logistics 420 2,440 2,321
36 39 Performance Team 456 456 1,750
44 44 Visible Supply Chain Management 290
est
357 1,500
35 36 TransGroup Global Logistics 460
est
1,005 1,449
46 45 Cowan Logistics 281
est
426 1,445
50 - GlobalTranz Enterprises 245 1,384 853
43 - Covenant Transport Services 298
est
401 -
33 32 DSV Panalpina 522
est
2,358 -
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
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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
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

DB Schenker Halts Deliveries to UK Due to Brexit Trouble

A freight truck operated by DB Schenker stands at the Port of Helsinki in Finland.

DB Schenker, a major logistics company owned by German rail giant Deutsche Bahn AG, suspended deliveries to the U.K. due to “significant” problems caused by post-Brexit red tape.

Joe Mayes | Bloomberg News
January 14, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Owner Deutsche Post Reaps Profit Boost as Virus Spurs Demand

An employee sorts packages at a DHL Worldwide Express facility in Chicago. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Deutsche Post AG reported record earnings as its DHL express-delivery arm benefited from a surge in home shopping spurred by the coronavirus crisis.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
January 12, 2021
Business, Safety, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Partners With Truckers Against Trafficking

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. announced Jan. 11 that it has formed a partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking in an effort to combat the crime.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Names Leadership Team for New Logistics Business

Malcolm Wilson

XPO Logistics Inc. on Jan. 12 announced the senior leadership team for the upcoming spinoff of its logistics segment.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Amware CEO Outlines Moulton Logistics Acquisition

Amware warehouse

Amware Fulfillment CEO Harry Drajpuch detailed Jan. 5 how the recent acquisition of Moulton Logistics helps bolster ongoing growth strategies.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 6, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Maersk Says Record Shipping Rates Unlikely to Have Peaked Yet

A container ship operated by Maersk leaves the Port of Felixstowe in the U.K. on December 2020. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s largest container carrier, is working at full capacity and can’t yet see a peak in freight rates that have already been propelled to record highs by pandemic consumer spending.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Logistics Acquires Refrigerated Rail Company Cryo-Trans

Lineage Logistics.

Cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics is branching into rail.

Gillian Tan | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Finishes Acquisition of Kuehne + Nagel’s European Logistics

XPO truck

XPO Logistics has completed its acquisition of the majority of Swiss firm Kuehne + Nagel’s European logistics, the company announced Jan. 4.

January 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Adds Temperature-Controlled Services to Tech Platform

J.B. Hunt truck

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced the availability of temperature-controlled transportation services within its Shipper 360 by J.B. Hunt technology platform.

December 18, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Reports Record FY Q2 Net Sales of $20.5 Billion

FedEx truck

The global surge in e-commerce brought on by the coronavirus pandemic combined with online holiday shopping sent net quarterly sales for FedEx Corp. above $20 billion for the first time in its history, and led to an increase in net income as well, the company reported Dec. 17.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 17, 2020

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