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)sort descending Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
50 - GlobalTranz Enterprises 245 1,384 853
49 - Lazer Spot Inc. 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 Corp. 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 Americas 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 Global 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 Inc. 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 Inc. 6,112
est
10,850
est
-
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Penske Joins Autonomous Vehicle Coalition PAVE

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Penske Truck Leasing has joined Partners for Automated Vehicle Education, a coalition of industry leaders that seeks to educate and assure the public about automated vehicles, according to a news release from the two organizations.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Reports Revenue Rises 0.5% to $393.1 Million in 1Q

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Americold Realty Trust, one of the world’s largest companies focused on temperature-controlled warehouses, on May 7 reported revenue rose in the first quarter ending March 31.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Beats Wall Street Expectations With 1Q Earnings

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Freight broker and produce distributor C.H. Robinson Worldwide beat Wall Street profit expectations, even as it saw first-quarter total revenue decline 4.4% to $3.75 billion compared with $3.92 billion in the first quarter of 2018.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 1, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Agrees to Acquire Cloverleaf Cold Storage

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Americold Logistics has agreed to buy Cloverleaf Cold Storage for $1.24 billion, a move that ramps up a trend toward consolidation in the refrigerated warehousing sector.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 16, 2019
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How Consolidation and Freight Networks Are Disrupting the Logistics Landscape

Logistics companies are employing new business strategies to adapt to an ever-changing market.

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Business, Logistics, Top 50

Is Amazon a Logistics Company? All Signs Point to That

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Should Amazon.com be considered one of the largest logistics companies in North America? The answer, according to most industry observers, is yes. And how big is that business? That question, unfortunately, can’t be answered definitively, at least not yet.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2018 Was a Year of Extraordinary Growth for 3PLs

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The two main drivers of growth for logistics companies in 2018 were an inventory buildup to beat tariffs and solid expansion in the domestic economy.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 8, 2019
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2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies

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XPO Logistics remains ­firmly entrenched atop Transport Topics' 2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings after a meteoric rise fueled by a string of high-profile acquisitions over the last eight years. Read about the full rankings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
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Cynosure Invests in Visible Supply Chain Management

Visible

Visible Supply Chain Management has received an unspecified equity investment in its business from The Cynosure Group, an investment firm controlled by the Eccles family in Salt Lake City, according to a statement released April 3.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 4, 2019

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