2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies

2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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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 256 262 2,555
43 - Covenant Logistics Group 298
est
401 -
50 - GlobalTranz Enterprises 245 1,384 853
1 1 XPO Logistics 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 Americas 1,579 6,634 14,466
8 12 Penske Logistics 1,840
est
2,300 19,331
15 13 Ceva Logistics (North America) 1,195
est
2,427 10,350
18 14 Radial 1,082 - 4,914
14 15 Geodis (North America) 1,319 2,139 13,549
20 16 DB Schenker (North America) 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 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 -
24 25 Cardinal Logistics 718 805 4,245
26 25 APL Logistics (North America) 665
est
1,075
est
6,800
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 Panalpina 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 365 1,018 2,400
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Averitt Express ($225 million), Cookeville, Tenn., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, custom brokerage, dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, supply chain consulting, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Top 50 News
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 50, Top 100

Nikola Issues Fuller Denial of Short Seller Hindenburg’s Claims

Nikola One electric truck

Nikola Corp. made a fuller-throated denial of a report last week that claimed the electric-truck maker had deceived investors, accusing a short seller of mischaracterizations and distortions.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
September 14, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Appoints Erik Caldwell to Head Last-Mile Unit

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics appointed Erik Caldwell president of its last-mile business unit in North America.

September 11, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Rally to Aid Hurricane Laura Victims

Bengal Food Drive

Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc when it made landfall Aug. 27, but fleets have rallied to help the victims in the couple of weeks since.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Holiday Season Hiring Will Top 100,000 Amid E-Commerce Boom

UPS plans to hire more than 100,000 seasonal works to weather the holiday season.

UPS Inc. said it will hire more than 100,000 seasonal workers to help handle an expected avalanche of holiday packages from online orders this year as shoppers avoid stores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Names Matt Herndon President of Dedicated Unit

U.S. Xpress truck

Truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced the appointment of Matt Herndon to president of dedicated services.

September 3, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider to Test Freightliner eCascadia Through 2021

Schneider truck and Freightliner eCascadia truck

Schneider said it will test the Freightliner eCascadia through 2021 to address potential challenges to widespread use of commercial battery-electric vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 26, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Joins UPS, USPS in Adding Fees as Holiday Delivery Surge Looms

FedEx said on Aug. 18 it would add a surcharge ahead of the holiday season.

FedEx Corp. is joining a rush to apply extra holiday fees on high-volume shippers as couriers brace for a new jump in residential deliveries during the year-end peak season.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
August 18, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Black Horse Carriers Joins Penske’s Electric Vehicle Program

Penske electric vehicle

Penske Truck Leasing announced that dedicated fleet services company Black Horse Carriers has joined its electric vehicle program.

August 17, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Progresses Toward Sustainability Goals

J.B. Hunt truck

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has issued a report that provides a window into the company’s current energy usage and outlines a series of corporatewide sustainability goals it has adopted.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 13, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Posts Q2 Gains in Earnings, Revenue

Americold sign

Americold Realty Trust reported improved net income and revenue for the second quarter.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2020

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