2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Ocean Freight Forwarders

Rank Company Headquarters Ocean Containers
1 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. Switzerland 4,690,000
2 Sinotrans Ltd. China 3,360,300
3 DHL Supply Chain Germany 3,225,000
4 DB Schenker USA Germany 2,219,000
5 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 1,484,100
6 DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Denmark 1,442,348
7 Kerry Logistics Network Hong Kong 1,196,607
8 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,167,820
9 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 1,000,000
10 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 901,698
11 Bollore Logistics France 864,000
12 Fr. Meyer's Sohn Germany 850,000
13 Ceva Logistics Switzerland 786,600
14 LF Logistics Hong Kong 778,796
15 Geodis France 777,675
16 Yusen Logistics Japan 774,822
17 Agility Logistics Switzerland 710,000
18 Nippon Express Co. Japan 686,206
19 Kintetsu World Express Japan 663,915
20 OOCL Logistics Hong Kong 646,000
21 Damco International The Netherlands 639,132
22 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 600,000
23 Logwin Logistics Germany 600,000
24 Worldwide Logistics Ltd. China 580,325
25 Hitachi Transport System Japan 532,000
26 Dachser SE Germany 522,300
27 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 503,400
28 China Resources Logistics (Group) Ltd. Hong Kong 500,000
29 Honour Lane Shipping Hong Kong 447,846
30 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 400,000
31 Kingway Transportation Company China 400,000
32 Cargo-Partner Austria 314,067
33 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 311,586
34 BDP International United States 302,000
35 Chinatrans International Logistics China 300,000
36 CJ Logistics South Korea 279,802
37 Zhejiang Jiulong International Logistics Co. China 250,000
38 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 241,300
39 Nissin Corp. Japan 215,000
40 De Well Group United States 210,000
41 Cargo Services Far East Ltd. Hong Kong 200,000
42 Sino-Ocean Group China 192,000
43 Zhejiang Chasen Freight Forwarding Co. China 180,000
44 CWT Ltd. Singapore 170,000
45 NNR Global Logistics Japan 167,100
46 EFL Sri Lanka 164,495
47 Topocean Group Inc. United States 156,000
48 Long Sail International Logistics Co. China 150,000
49 Noatum Logistics Spain 141,000
50 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 140,200
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On the Bubble

Averitt Express ($225 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, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Donates 10 Tractors to CDL Schools

Schneider

Schneider is donating 10 gently used, late-model trucks to select CDL driver training programs at community or technical colleges throughout the U.S., the company said in a news release Nov. 15.

November 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold’s Net Income Climbs 10.6% in Q3

Americold

Americold Realty Trust, a global real estate company focused on temperature-controlled warehouses, said it grew its net income by 10.6% to $27.1 million in the quarter ended Sept. 30, over income of $24.5 million in the same quarter last year.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 7, 2019
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Partners With Susan G. Komen

XPO, Susan G. Komen partner

XPO Logistics Inc. said it will partner with Susan G. Komen, a nonprofit breast cancer organization, in a campaign to raise awareness about the disease.

October 25, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Echo Global’s Net Income Drops 49% in Q3

Echo Global Logistics office

Echo Global Logistics Inc., a Chicago-based technology-enabled transportation management service, said profits dropped by about half in the quarter ended Sept. 30.

October 24, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

GlobalTranz Acquires Global Freight Solutions

GlobalTranz acquired Global Freight Solutions.

Logistics company GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc. announced the acquisition of Chicago-based Global Freight Solutions, a freight brokerage and logistics company.

October 18, 2019
Business, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt’s Net Income Rises but Misses Earnings Expectations

J.B. Hunt earnings

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw net income rise for the period ended Sept. 30, but the Lowell, Ark.-based carrier missed Wall Street earnings expectations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 17, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

CEO Brad Jacobs Looks to Grow XPO, According to Analysts

Bradley Jacobs

Brad Jacobs built XPO Logistics through aggressive mergers and acquisitions over the past eight years, only to cool to purchasing other companies. The high-profile CEO now appears to be back in acquisition mode.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 2, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

DHL Express Announces 2020 Rates

DHL truck

DHL Express is the latest company to announce it is raising rates effective Jan. 1.

September 30, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

Kenco Logistics Adds Fifth California Warehouse

Kenco truck

Kenco Logistics, North America’s biggest privately owned third-party logistics provider, has opened another warehouse to serve the Los Angeles market in Perris, Calif.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
September 13, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Hub Group Reports Record Earnings Per Share for 2Q

Hub Group

Hub Group announced net income of $29.2 million, or earnings per share of 87 cents, for the second quarter ended June 30, according to an earnings release.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
July 30, 2019

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