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

AIT Worldwide Logistics Acquires WorldFresh Express

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquired WorldFresh Express, a Los Angeles-based freight forwarder that handles perishable food products, in a deal completed Oct. 17.

October 19, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Beauty Retailer Feelunique, Seko Logistics Partner on Hong Kong Hub

Seko Logistics logo

Feelunique, a European online beauty retailer, has partnered with Seko Logistics to open a distribution hub in Hong Kong.

October 18, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon, FedEx, UPS Could Gain from Trump Threat to Leave Postal Union

Package warehouse

U.S. e-commerce companies including Amazon.com and shippers such as FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. stand to gain from the Trump administration’s move Oct. 17 to withdraw from an international postal agreement.

Cheryl Bolen | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2018
Business, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Revenue Soars, but Profits Lag in Third Quarter

J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported a big bump in revenue in the third quarter as higher rates boosted the top line for each of its four freight segments. Profits, however, did not keep pace as the company dealt with outstanding legal issues and absorbed start-up costs for several new large dedicated hauling contracts.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

XPO Logistics to Use 5,000 Robots in Warehouses

XPO robotics in warehouse

XPO Logistics said it plans to deploy 5,000 robots to work with humans in the company’s warehouses and distribution centers in North America, the United Kingdom and eight countries in Europe.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Set to Acquire 5,000 Robots From Peter Thiel-Backed Startup

XPO logistics robot arm

XPO Logistics Inc. will buy 5,000 warehouse robots from a Singapore startup backed by billionaire Peter Thiel as part of a deal that makes XPO the only logistics provider to use the technology in North America, the U.K. and eight other European countries.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Supply Chain Partners Focus on Efficiency to Improve Capacity

Supply Chain

LONG BEACH, Calif. — High freight levels, decreased productivity and the driver shortage have contributed to tightened capacity, and carriers and intermodal providers said they are focusing on efficiency to meet supply chain demands.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 25, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

North Carolina Town Eyes Drones as Future of Package Delivery

A Flytrex delivery drone

Holly Springs, N.C., hopes to be among the first spots in the United States where drones are used for package delivery.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 17, 2018
Business, Top 50

Georgia Opens Second Inland Port

The newest inland port in the United States is now open in northwestern Georgia. The new Appalachian Regional Port in Murray County is connected by rail to the Port of Savannah, and is expected to ease congestion at the port and reduce truck traffic on roadways by shifting the handoff of international shipping containers to an area with more space.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 17, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Growth Continues for Global Freight Carriers

The world’s biggest freight carriers all got a little bigger this year as demand for transportation surged across the globe. Here's the 2018 Top 50 Global Freight Carrier rankings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 17, 2018

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