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

2018 Top 50 Logistics Companies: XPO Retains Its Place at the Top

XPO Logistics truck in front of company headquarters

After a string of high-profile acquisitions pushed XPO Logistics to the top of the Transport Topics Logistics 50 list in 2017, the company kept its No. 1 ranking this year by growing its business organically and by effectively cross-selling transportation and logistics services to shippers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 9, 2018
Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Visions of the Future of Logistics

Here's what some industry professionals had to say about what the future may hold.

April 9, 2018

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