2020 Top 50 Logistics Companies

2020 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 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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Averitt Express ($260 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, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Reports Strong Revenue Growth, Higher Profits in 3Q

UPS building and truck

UPS Inc. reported strong revenue growth and higher profits in the third quarter, despite international headwinds from currency valuations, rising fuel costs and ongoing investment in transformation initiatives.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 24, 2018
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

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