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)sort descending 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 48 Toll Global Forwarding 290
est
1,475
est
-
44 44 Visible Supply Chain Management 290
est
357 1,500
43 - Covenant Logistics Group 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 (North America) 665
est
1,075
est
6,800
25 29 Total Quality Logistics 683 3,643 5,500
24 25 Cardinal Logistics 718 805 4,245
23 22 Neovia Logistics 763
est
763
est
-
22 21 Ruan 900
est
957 5,700
20 16 DB Schenker (North America) 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 (North America) 1,195
est
2,427 10,350
14 15 Geodis (North America) 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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On the Bubble

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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XPO’s Brad Jacobs Assesses Economy, Trucking in Shareholder Letter

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs tells shareholders in a letter why he thinks the U.S. economy is primed for a big rebound.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 14, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Says Ocean-Shipping Demand Staying ‘Very Strong’

A pair of shipping containers hang from a ship-to-shore crane while a Hapag-Lloyd ship is unloaded.

Robust demand for shipping goods across the world’s oceans shows no signs of slowing down, the chief executive of Germany’s largest container carrier said, signaling that elevated rates in the tight market for seaborne cargo may extend into the second half of the year.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
April 9, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Pilot Freight Services Acquires DSI Logistics

Pilot

Pilot Freight Services announced it acquired DSI Logistics, a nonasset-based provider of last-mile home delivery and installation for heavy and hard-to-handle goods.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 8, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Syncreon Holdings Reported to Be Weighing $1.5 Billion Sale

Syncreon Holdings is said to be weighing a sale of about $1.5 billion.

The owners of supply-chain services company Syncreon Holdings are exploring a sale of the company that could value it at as much as $1.5 billion, including debt, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

April 8, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Logistics Announces Hiring Plans, Taps CFO for Spinoff GXO

XPO

XPO Logistics plans to fill more than 1,400 positions to meet growing demand in its less-than-truckload business.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 7, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

About Us: Transport Topics Top 50 Logistics Companies

The Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies is a listing of the largest logistics companies in North America.

April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Drones Could Help Bridge Divides for Vaccine Distribution

Drones could be used to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to remote areas off Florida's coast. (Kobi Wolf/Bloomberg News)

The challenge of ensuring equitable distribution of the coronavirus vaccine is one of global scale, and the city of Miami provides a backdrop for the social and economic divides that the medical community must overcome.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Logistics Acquires Cryo-Trans for $500 Million

Lineage Logistics is taking steps to be a one-stop shop for refrigerated storage. (Lineage Logistics)

Cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics is branching into rail.

Gillian Tan | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Pandemic Upends Logistics Market

An XPO Logistics employee works in a warehouse. (XPO Logistics)

The COVID-19 outbreak created a volatile U.S. third-party logistics market in 2020, which presented growth opportunities for 3PLs with strong carrier management, e-commerce and airfreight forwarding capabilities, while other 3PLs did not fare as well.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 3, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

A Fresh Look at the 2021 Top 50 Logistics Companies

C.H. Robinson, which ranks No. 1 on the 2021 list, has expanded its fulfillment capabilities through acquisitions.

Transport Topics has produced an annual ranking of the largest companies in this dynamic segment of the transportation business for nearly two decades, but much like the industry itself, this list continues to evolve.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 3, 2021

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