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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Top 50 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Acquires Spanish Freight Forwarder Space Cargo Group

C.H. Robinson truck

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, in a move to bolster its international freight business, has purchased The Space Cargo Group, a company based in Madrid that provides freight forwarding, customs brokerage and other logistic services in Spain and Colombia, for $48 million in cash.

March 1, 2019
Business, Top 50

Universal Logistics Reports Record Revenue in 4Q, 2018

Universal Logistics

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. reported its best quarter ever, marking its eighth consecutive reporting period in which a revenue record was set.

February 25, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Completes First Year as Public Company With Solid Financial Results

Americold facility in Mableton, Ga.

Warehouse operator Americold completed its first year as a public company by reporting solid gains in revenue and higher operating profits in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
February 21, 2019
Business, Top 50

J.B. Hunt Finalizes Acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery

Workers for Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery unload furniture.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services completed the purchase of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery on Feb. 15, the Lowell, Ark.-based transportation company and logistics firm announced.

February 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO’s Brad Jacobs Hits Brakes on M&As

XPO Logistics

After building a fortune and several businesses by buying company after company, XPO Logistics Inc. CEO Brad Jacobs is abandoning acquisitions, a principal reason many investors bought into the stock.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

XPO Denies Memphis Plant Closing Is Retaliation

XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics Inc. confirmed Feb. 14 that it will close a facility in Memphis, Tenn., where some employees have made allegations of pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment, and the next day CEO Brad Jacobs said a customer's request prompted the decision.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
February 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Montreal Firm FLS Transportation Services Acquires Scott Logistics

FLS Transportation Services, a Montreal-based 3PL, has announced the acquisition of Scott Logistics Corp., a freight broker headquartered in Georgia.

February 15, 2019
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 | Senior 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

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