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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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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