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

J.B. Hunt Moves Aggressively Into Final-Mile Sector With Purchase

J.B. Hunt

In an effort to strengthen its position in the growing final-mile trucking sector, J.B. Hunt on Jan. 8 announced it is purchasing Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 9, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Reap Riches by Expanding Into Last-Mile Service

Delivery

Truck driver Justin Osborne pulled up to a house in the Dallas suburbs last month and started unloading an oven, a dishwasher and a microwave. His mission: Help J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. win the battle for new delivery riches spurred by e-commerce.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Trucking Industry Expected to See Slower Growth in 2019

Nussbaum Transportation truck

After a 2018 that saw record-setting levels of freight-hauling demand and driver pay as tonnage levels reached a 20-year high, the trucking industry is expected to remain strong in 2019 but undergo a bit of a cool-down, economists say.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 7, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Amazon, USPS, UPS, FedEx

UPS

Procrastinators take note: The deadline is fast approaching to get those gifts in the mail to arrive by Christmas Eve.

Doreen Christensen | Sun Sentinel
December 13, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Top 50

Virginia Transportation Leaders Approve I-81 Improvement Plan

Interstate 81 traffic jam in Virginia

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved a plan that weighs the possibility of tolls to address some of the issues that affect Interstate 81.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 11, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Online Holiday Shopping Expected to Logjam Delivery

USPS

Delivery companies are warning shoppers to send holiday gifts and make online purchases within the next 10 days as a record number of packages are expected to be delivered.

Holly Shively | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
December 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Freight Forwarder BDP International Selects Greenbriar as Equity Partner

Freight forwarder BDP International has selected Greenbriar Equity Group, a New York-based investment firm, as its first strategic equity partner, according to a statement issued by the company Dec. 6.

Transport Topics
December 6, 2018
Government, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Turns to Robots to Equip US Warehouses for E-Commerce

DHL

Worldwide delivery service DHL is deploying artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles and product-picking robots at its warehouses in North America to help handle the surge in e-commerce demand.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 30, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Kuehne + Nagel Continues Acquisition Strategy, Buys Quick International Courier

Kuehne + Nagel

Swiss freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel International AG has purchased Quick International Courier, a leading provider of time-critical transportation services, from The Jordan Co., an investment firm that has been on a logistics buying spree over the past couple of years.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 28, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Increase in Online Shopping Could Lead to Package Delays

Packages

Area shoppers will want to purchase their holiday gifts earlier this year, as a major jump in online holiday shopping could complicate the delivery system.

Holly Shively | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
November 19, 2018

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