2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
1 1 XPO Logistics Inc. 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 -
4 6 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,900
est
8,214 -
5 4 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,705 16,631 15,262
6 7 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,636 3,731 -
7 5 Expeditors International of Washington 2,620 8,138 17,500
8 12 Penske Logistics 1,840
est
2,300 19,331
9 17 Lineage Logistics 1,837 - -
10 10 NFI 1,700 2,000 10,900
11 8 FedEx Logistics 1,625
est
3,170
est
-
12 11 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. 1,579 6,634 14,466
13 23 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 1,400
est
1,500 -
14 15 Geodis 1,319 2,139 13,549
15 13 Ceva Logistics 1,195
est
2,427 10,350
16 17 Schneider 1,180
est
2,711 -
17 9 Americold Logistics 1,158 1,595 11,000
18 14 Radial 1,082 - 4,914
19 17 Syncreon Holdings 1,050
est
1,165 -
20 16 DB Schenker USA 1,028
est
2,997
est
7,200
20 21 Werner Global Logistics 1,028 1,465 6,119
22 21 Ruan 900
est
957 5,700
23 22 Neovia Logistics 763
est
763
est
-
24 25 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 718 805 4,245
25 29 Total Quality Logistics 683 3,643 5,500
26 25 APL Logistics 665
est
1,075
est
6,800
27 27 Universal Logistics Holdings 610
est
1,148 -
28 31 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 571 809 3,169
29 30 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 538
est
579 3,800
30 33 Hub Group 536
est
4,423 5,370
31 28 DSC Logistics 535
est
578
est
-
32 26 Kenco Group 534 603 3,100
33 32 DSV Americas 522
est
2,358 -
34 35 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 491 491 3,438
35 36 TransGroup Global Logistics 460
est
1,005 1,449
36 39 Performance Team 456 456 1,750
37 34 Panalpina Inc. 435 2,596 -
38 40 Echo Global Logistics 420 2,440 2,321
38 42 Landstar System 420
est
2,542
est
-
40 38 BDP International 379 1,552 -
41 50 Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. 365 1,018 2,400
42 41 Worldwide Express 360 1,650 -
43 - Covenant Transport Services 298
est
401 -
44 44 Visible Supply Chain Management 290
est
357 1,500
44 48 Toll Global Forwarding 290
est
1,475
est
-
46 45 Cowan Logistics 281
est
426 1,445
47 46 Transplace Inc. 280 2,886 2,400
48 - Marten Transport 275
est
412 3,590
49 - Lazer Spot Inc. 256 262 2,555
50 - GlobalTranz Enterprises 245 1,384 853
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Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Reports Disappointing Earnings

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics reported disappointing earnings for the fourth quarter of 2018 and lowered its guidance for 2019 due, in large part, to a sharp drop-off in shipments from its largest customer — believed to be Amazon.com.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 14, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Redwood Logistics Acquires Strive Logistics

Dispatchers at Redwood Logistics' Chicago office

Redwood Logistics said it is acquiring Strive Logistics, a move that will create a multimodal freight brokerage firm with more than $1 billion in freight under management.

February 13, 2019
Business, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Names Bob Biesterfeld as CEO

C.H. Robinson

Logistics company C.H. Robinson announced that Chief Operating Officer Bob Biesterfeld will rise to the post of CEO on May 9 through a planned succession. Biesterfeld will replace John Wiehoff, who has been in the job for 17 years, the company said in a Feb. 11 press release.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
February 13, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Enterprises Posts Record Results

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises produced record revenue and higher profits in the fourth quarter of 2018 as a strong economy fueled demand for both its trucking and logistics services.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 7, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

FitzMark Acquires Reliable Source Logistics

FitzMark exterior

Two Indianapolis-based freight brokerage firms, FitzMark Inc. and Reliable Source Logistics, are joining forces in a quest to build a global “logistics powerhouse,” company officials said.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Announces Medical Express Service Between US, Brazil

DHL Express has launched its medical express service between Brazil and the United States. The route will serve several major cities in Brazil and deliver temperature-sensitive biological products and new patient-specific treatments to most U.S. destinations in 24 to 48 hours, according to a Jan. 30 press release.

February 1, 2019
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider National Posts Record 4Q Results

Schneider

Schneider National Inc. delivered record revenue and operating profits in the fourth quarter of 2018, and the company’s top executive said he expects to see continued improvement in the year ahead.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 31, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ceva Logistics Board Rejects Stock Buyout Bid by CMA CGM

Ceva

Ceva Logistics’ board of directors has recommended that shareholders reject a tender offer from CMA CGM to buy all of the publicly held shares of stock in the Swiss company, saying the price of 30 Swiss francs per share is too low.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Expands Keyless Apartment-Building Entry That Started in NYC

UPS Worker

United Parcel Service Inc. is expanding a keyless-entry system for package deliveries at apartment buildings after a successful test in New York and San Francisco.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 22, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

US Factories Brace for Sting of 2019 Trade War

Factory Worker

America’s manufacturers are scrambling to change the way they do business — from finding new suppliers to shifting more finishing work overseas — as the sting of tariffs begins to take a bigger toll on their bottom lines.

Dee DePass | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
January 15, 2019

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