2021 Top 50 Logistics Companies

2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Up Front
The pandemic-driven spike in online shopping has forced firms to adjust operations.
For the 2021 list, we've decided to use a different metric to rank companies.
Find out where the Top 50 are located by U.S. region.
Rank This Yearsort descending Company Gross Revenue (Millions) Net Revenue (Millions) Employees
1 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 15,490
est
2,241 9,114
2 XPO Logistics 12,107
est
6,470
est
62,000
3 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 11,048 5,565
est
77,000
4 Expeditors International of Washington 10,116 2,927 17,908
5 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 9,198 3,045
est
23,000
6 Kuehne + Nagel Americas 6,615
est
1,656
est
15,000
7 DHL Supply Chain 5,800 5,290
est
36,339
8 Transportation Insight Holding Co. 4,270 280
est
1,800
9 Total Quality Logistics 4,138 736 5,000
10 Burris Logistics 4,100 435
est
2,109
11 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 3,774 2,800 15,000
12 Hub Group 3,646 449 5,000
13 Transplace Inc. 3,400
est
334
est
2,800
14 DSV Panalpina 2,970 730
est
-
15 Schneider 2,814 1,135
est
1,500
16 Geodis (North America) 2,700 1,600
est
17,337
17 NFI 2,631 2,214 14,500
18 Penske Logistics 2,600 2,040
est
20,033
19 Echo Global Logistics 2,512 393 2,593
20 DB Schenker (North America) 2,335
est
840
est
8,700
21 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 2,300 2,140
est
28,500
22 Landstar System 2,196
est
365
est
700
23 MODE Transportation 2,100 287 435
23 FedEx Logistics 2,100
est
1,075
est
20,000
25 Americold Logistics 1,990 1,580
est
16,000
26 Ceva Logistics (North America) 1,975
est
935
est
17,000
27 GlobalTranz Enterprises 1,651 263 1,152
28 Worldwide Express 1,650 360 2,000
29 BDP International 1,552
est
379
est
5,000
30 Werner Logistics 1,527 1,120 6,495
31 Lineage Logistics 1,440
est
1,440
est
14,000
32 Knight-Swift Transportation 1,330
est
665
est
20,000
33 TransGroup Global Logistics 1,300 580
est
1,740
34 Ruan 1,223 860 5,500
35 AIT Worldwide Logistics 1,220 256 1,719
36 Syncreon Holdings 1,203
est
1,080
est
-
37 Radial 1,200 1,200
est
4,600
38 Universal Logistics Holdings 1,190 550
est
7,550
39 Capstone Logistics 1,040
est
900
est
12,000
40 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 1,018
est
365
est
2,600
41 Uber Freight 1,011 120
est
-
42 APL Logistics (North America) 1,010
est
625
est
4,000
43 Ascent Global Logistics 974 140 950
44 Crane Worldwide Logistics 916
est
267
est
1,800
45 OIA Global 876
est
164
est
1,300
46 Pilot Freight Services 874 250 2,500
47 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 857 609 3,895
48 Cardinal Logistics 849 752 4,250
49 Radiant Logistics 847 199 603
50 Nippon Express (North America) 844 300
est
2,931
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Top 50 News
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider National Reports Increased Net Income in Q3

Schneider

Schneider National saw net income soar during the third quarter as demand surged, the company reported Oct. 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Increases Net Income but Sees Lower Revenue in Q3

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises posted mixed results as profits increased on lower revenue during the third quarter, the company announced Oct. 28.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2020
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ryder Reports Profit Increase; Record Set for Used Vehicle Sales in Q3

Ryder trucks and facility

Ryder System Inc. reported net income rose and revenue dipped in the third quarter, as it noted used vehicles sales set a record.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Top 50

The Rise of the Warehouse Robot

XPO

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the decline of brick-and-mortar retail establishments and accelerated e-commerce, creating a massive logistical challenge for warehouse and distribution center operators.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 28, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Produces Strong Q3 Earnings Amid E-Commerce Surge

UPS

UPS Inc. reported strong financial results in the third quarter as a surge in deliveries to businesses and homes lifted the Atlanta-based carrier through the three-month period.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 28, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon, FedEx, UPS Boost US Warehouse Jobs Amid Online Boom

The warehousing and storage industry is one of the few sectors where employment is actually higher.

Warehouse operators across the U.S. are rushing to hire workers amid a boom in online sales, a bright spot for a labor market that faces mounting challenges.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
October 27, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Announces Strong Profit for Q3

U.S. Xpress

U.S. Xpress Enterprises posted increased earnings on a modest revenue gain during the third quarter, the fleet announced Oct. 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Landstar System Reports Net Income, Revenue Increase for Q3

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. saw net income reach $61.9 million during the third quarter of 2020, the company reported Oct. 21.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Canadian National Reports Q3 Drop in Earnings, Revenue

CN Railway train

For the second consecutive quarter, Canadian National Railway felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic when the Class I, Montreal-based railroad announced third-quarter earnings Oct. 20.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 21, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Year-Over-Year Rise in Q3 Earnings, Revenue

J.B. Hunt trucks

J.B. Hunt Transport Services posted increased earnings and revenue in the third quarter year-over-year, the carrier announced Oct. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020

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