2020 Top 50 Logistics Companies

2020 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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The third-party logistics business is undergoing a dramatic, technology-driven transformation.
Find out where the Top 50 are located by U.S. region.
Evan Armstrong breaks down how logistics segments performed in 2019.
Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Net Revenue (Millions) Gross Revenue (Millions) Employees
1 1 XPO Logistics 6,157
est
10,287
est
100,000
2 2 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 4,690
est
9,302 -
3 3 DHL Supply Chain 4,315
est
4,735
est
-
4 4 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 3,410
est
8,788 29,106
5 6 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,853 3,969 39,900
6 7 Expeditors International of Washington 2,636 8,175 18,297
7 5 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2,586 15,310 15,427
8 8 Penske Logistics 2,040
est
2,600 19,381
9 10 NFI 1,830 2,130 12,600
10 12 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 1,798 7,060 15,712
11 13 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 1,630
est
1,750 21,821
12 14 Geodis (North America) 1,510 2,540 13,133
13 21 Lineage Logistics 1,440
est
1,440
est
14,000
14 17 Americold Logistics 1,407 1,775 13,000
15 11 FedEx Logistics 1,185
est
2,310
est
20,000
16 15 Ceva Logistics (North America) 1,155
est
2,345
est
10,350
17 20 Werner Logistics 1,112 1,524 6,305
18 16 Schneider 1,085
est
2,670 15,650
19 18 Radial 1,082
est
- 4,914
20 19 Syncreon Holdings 1,080
est
1,203 -
21 22 Ruan 940
est
1,002 5,800
22 23 Neovia Logistics 835 835 -
23 33 DSV Panalpina 810
est
3,225
est
-
24 20 DB Schenker (North America) 775
est
2,230 7,200
25 24 Cardinal Logistics 718
est
805
est
4,245
26 25 Total Quality Logistics 687 3,394 5,000
27 26 APL Logistics (North America) 680
est
1,095
est
6,800
28 29 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 672 675 3,996
29 27 Universal Logistics Holdings 610
est
1,260
est
-
30 32 Kenco Group 605 674 -
31 28 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 600 797 3,153
32 31 DSC Logistics 565
est
565
est
-
33 34 Black Horse Carriers 561 561 4,040
34 35 TransGroup Global Logistics 540
est
1,200 1,700
35 36 Performance Team 525 525 5,000
36 30 Hub Group 521 3,668 5,000
37 43 Covenant Logistics Group 409 529 5,555
38 38 Echo Global Logistics 386 2,185 -
39 42 Worldwide Express 365 1,675 -
39 41 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 365 1,018 2,600
41 38 Landstar System 360
est
2,173
est
1,333
41 - MODE Transportation 360 2,300 432
43 - Burris Logistics 330
est
3,100 2,000
44 47 Transplace Inc. 325
est
3,000
est
2,647
45 46 Cowan Logistics 322 437 1,585
46 48 Marten Transport 321 465 -
47 49 Lazer Spot 298 316 3,100
48 44 Visible Supply Chain Management 290
est
357
est
1,500
49 50 GlobalTranz Enterprises 275 1,532 1,156
50 - Crane Worldwide Logistics 267
est
916
est
-
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On the Bubble

Seko Logistics ($220 million), Itasca, Ill., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, custom brokerage, freight brokerage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, supply chain consulting, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Top 50 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Says Ocean-Shipping Demand Staying ‘Very Strong’

A pair of shipping containers hang from a ship-to-shore crane while a Hapag-Lloyd ship is unloaded.

Robust demand for shipping goods across the world’s oceans shows no signs of slowing down, the chief executive of Germany’s largest container carrier said, signaling that elevated rates in the tight market for seaborne cargo may extend into the second half of the year.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
April 9, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Pilot Freight Services Acquires DSI Logistics

Pilot

Pilot Freight Services announced it acquired DSI Logistics, a nonasset-based provider of last-mile home delivery and installation for heavy and hard-to-handle goods.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 8, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Syncreon Holdings Reported to Be Weighing $1.5 Billion Sale

Syncreon Holdings is said to be weighing a sale of about $1.5 billion.

The owners of supply-chain services company Syncreon Holdings are exploring a sale of the company that could value it at as much as $1.5 billion, including debt, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

April 8, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Logistics Announces Hiring Plans, Taps CFO for Spinoff GXO

XPO

XPO Logistics plans to fill more than 1,400 positions to meet growing demand in its less-than-truckload business.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 7, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

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The Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies is a listing of the largest logistics companies in North America.

April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Drones Could Help Bridge Divides for Vaccine Distribution

Drones could be used to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to remote areas off Florida's coast. (Kobi Wolf/Bloomberg News)

The challenge of ensuring equitable distribution of the coronavirus vaccine is one of global scale, and the city of Miami provides a backdrop for the social and economic divides that the medical community must overcome.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Logistics Acquires Cryo-Trans for $500 Million

Lineage Logistics is taking steps to be a one-stop shop for refrigerated storage. (Lineage Logistics)

Cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics is branching into rail.

Gillian Tan | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Pandemic Upends Logistics Market

An XPO Logistics employee works in a warehouse. (XPO Logistics)

The COVID-19 outbreak created a volatile U.S. third-party logistics market in 2020, which presented growth opportunities for 3PLs with strong carrier management, e-commerce and airfreight forwarding capabilities, while other 3PLs did not fare as well.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 3, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

A Fresh Look at the 2021 Top 50 Logistics Companies

C.H. Robinson, which ranks No. 1 on the 2021 list, has expanded its fulfillment capabilities through acquisitions.

Transport Topics has produced an annual ranking of the largest companies in this dynamic segment of the transportation business for nearly two decades, but much like the industry itself, this list continues to evolve.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

How Logistics Firms Are Handling the Pandemic's E-Commerce Boom

Employees sort crates of packages at a DHL facility in Chicago. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

The COVID-19 pandemic has squeezed many years of growth in online sales and e-commerce fulfillment into a single 12-month period.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
April 3, 2021

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