2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Top Ocean Freight Forwarders

Rank Company Headquarters Ocean Containers
1 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. Switzerland 4,053,000
2 DHL Supply Chain Germany 3,059,000
3 Sinotrans Ltd. China 2,801,300
4 DB Schenker USA Germany 1,952,600
5 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 1,488,500
6 DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Denmark 1,305,594
7 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,044,116
8 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 902,260
9 Bollore Logistics France 844,000
10 Kerry Logistics Network Hong Kong 785,600
11 Damco International The Netherlands 744,000
12 Geodis France 690,000
13 Ceva Logistics Switzerland 681,600
14 Yusen Logistics Japan 633,056
15 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 600,000
16 Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. Hong Kong 600,000
17 Logwin Logistics Germany 600,000
18 LF Logistics Hong Kong 550,000
19 Nippon Express Co. Japan 550,000
20 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 542,000
21 Agility Logistics Switzerland 513,500
22 China Resources Logistics (Group) Ltd. Hong Kong 500,000
23 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 500,000
24 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 485,000
25 Kintetsu World Express Japan 463,000
26 Dachser SE Germany 462,700
27 Hitachi Transport System Japan 430,000
28 CJ Logistics South Korea 415,019
29 Worldwide Logistics Group China 412,300
30 Sankyu Inc. Japan 402,531
31 Chinatrans International Logistics China 300,000
32 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 267,144
33 Zhejiang Jiulong International Logistics Co. China 250,000
34 BDP International United States 242,000
35 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 220,200
36 Hercules Logistics Pvt. Ltd. India 210,000
37 Cargo Services Far East Ltd. Hong Kong 200,000
38 CWT Ltd. Singapore 170,000
39 Topocean Group Inc. United States 156,000
40 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 151,271
41 MIQ Logistics United States 150,000
42 De Well Group United States 150,000
43 Long Sail International Logistics Co. China 150,000
44 NNR Global Logistics Japan 146,278
45 Integrated Logistics Berhad Malaysia 140,000
46 APL Logistics Singapore 136,000
47 XPO Logistics Inc. United States 131,500
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Top 50 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Shareholders Vote Down Teamster Plan to Split CEO, Chairman Roles

Brad Jacobs

A union proposal to separate the CEO and chairman positions at XPO Logistics Inc. was defeated in a May 15 vote by the company’s shareholders, who instead extended the chairmanship of XPO’s current leader.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Joins Autonomous Vehicle Coalition PAVE

Penske

Penske Truck Leasing has joined Partners for Automated Vehicle Education, a coalition of industry leaders that seeks to educate and assure the public about automated vehicles, according to a news release from the two organizations.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Reports Revenue Rises 0.5% to $393.1 Million in 1Q

Americold signage

Americold Realty Trust, one of the world’s largest companies focused on temperature-controlled warehouses, on May 7 reported revenue rose in the first quarter ending March 31.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Beats Wall Street Expectations With 1Q Earnings

C.H. Robinson sign

Freight broker and produce distributor C.H. Robinson Worldwide beat Wall Street profit expectations, even as it saw first-quarter total revenue decline 4.4% to $3.75 billion compared with $3.92 billion in the first quarter of 2018.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 1, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Agrees to Acquire Cloverleaf Cold Storage

Americold signage

Americold Logistics has agreed to buy Cloverleaf Cold Storage for $1.24 billion, a move that ramps up a trend toward consolidation in the refrigerated warehousing sector.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 16, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

About Us: Transport Topics' Top 50 Logistics Companies

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

Transport Topics
April 8, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

How Consolidation and Freight Networks Are Disrupting the Logistics Landscape

Logistics companies are employing new business strategies to adapt to an ever-changing market.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Is Amazon a Logistics Company? All Signs Point to That

Amazon Warehouse

Should Amazon.com be considered one of the largest logistics companies in North America? The answer, according to most industry observers, is yes. And how big is that business? That question, unfortunately, can’t be answered definitively, at least not yet.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2018 Was a Year of Extraordinary Growth for 3PLs

C.H. Robinson truck

The two main drivers of growth for logistics companies in 2018 were an inventory buildup to beat tariffs and solid expansion in the domestic economy.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics remains ­firmly entrenched atop Transport Topics' 2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings after a meteoric rise fueled by a string of high-profile acquisitions over the last eight years. Read about the full rankings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 8, 2019

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