2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
  • Sponsored by:

    TransForce

    TransForce Group is a recognized leader in the transportation and logistics industry with its three service lines, Education and Training Solutions, Recruiting and Employment Solutions, and Compliance and Safety Solutions. Whether serving third-party logistics, private fleets, or trucking companies, TransForce Group remains the driver’s choice for employment and education, and the carrier’s choice for workforce solutions. In addition, the TransForce Group recruits and retains a diverse workforce, including veterans through its Troops into Transportation program.

Share
Up Front
According to industry experts, that’s a complicated question.
Find out where the Top 50 are located by U.S. region.
Evan Armstrong breaks down how logistics segments performed in 2018.
Rank This Year Rank Last Yearsort descending Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
48 - Marten Transport 275
est
412 3,590
49 - Lazer Spot Inc. 256 262 2,555
43 - Covenant Transport Services 298
est
401 -
50 - GlobalTranz Enterprises 245 1,384 853
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 -
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 Inc. 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 Global 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 Americas 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 Corp. 365 1,018 2,400
About the Rankings...
Armstrong and Associates Logo
Extras
If your company appears in the 2019 list, you have a few ways to announce it. Visit our logo library to get web- and print-ready graphics.
53

On the Bubble

Crane Worldwide Logistics ($230 million), Houston, provides air and ocean freight forwarding, custom brokerage, intermodal and drayage and supply chain consulting.
Learn more about Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies publication.
Top 50 News
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
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 | Senior 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 | Senior 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 | Senior 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 | Senior Staff Writer
January 29, 2019

Pages

Archives
  • 2019

  • 2018

  • 2017

  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

  • 2008

  • 2007

  • 2006

  • 2005