2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Refrigerated Warehousing Firms

Rank Company Total Refrigerated Storage (Millions of Cu. Ft.) No. of Warehouses
1 Americold Logistics 945.0 160
2 Lineage Logistics 600.0 114
3 Preferred Freezer Services 300.0 37
4 United States Cold Storage 270.0 38
5 XPO Logistics 141.8 401
6 VersaCold Logistics Services 118.0 31
7 Interstate Warehousing 100.0 7
8 Cloverleaf Cold Storage 91.0 17
9 Henningsen Cold Storage 60.0 11
10 Hanson Logistics 37.0 9
11 Conestoga Cold Storage 37.0 5
12 Allied Frozen Storage 35.0 7
13 Trenton Cold Storage 28.0 8
14 FST Logistics 22.5 6
15 NFI 15.9 130
16 Agro Merchants Group 7.5 -
17 Penske Logistics 1.9 87
18 Peoples Services Inc. 1.2 37
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On the Bubble

Radiant Logistics ($190 million), Bellevue, Wash., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, freight brokerage, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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2020 Top 50 Logistics Companies

XPO Logistics truck.

The logistics business is evolving rapidly as companies invest in technology to boost efficiency and meet shippers’ rising expectations, but Transport Topics’ annual ranking of the largest third-party logistics companies in North America reveals few changes at the top this year.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 30, 2020
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How 3PLs Are Evolving to Remain Relevant

Inside the Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters of Atlantic Logistics.

Although demand for logistics services likely will increase in the decade ahead, freight brokers and 3PLs will need to adapt and evolve to remain relevant in this rapidly changing industry.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 30, 2020
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FedEx Ground to Close Pennsylvania Facility, Cutting 186 Jobs

An employee secures the cargo area door of a delivery truck at a FedEx Ground distribution center in New Jersey in August 2018.

FedEx Ground will be shutting down its package delivery facility in Clinton, Pa., on May 16, eliminating 186 jobs.

Patricia Sabatini | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 27, 2020
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Showers of Praise Greet Busy Truckers

Trucking

As truck drivers crisscross the country hauling goods vital to the fight against the coronavirus, they find themselves at the center of another fast-spreading outbreak: nationwide gratitude. It’s showing up along the roads, on TV, in emails and social media, and even at the White House.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 26, 2020
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XPO Backs Away From Possible Sale, Spinoffs of Units

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. said the current economic environment has compelled it to step back from earlier plans to explore the sale or spinoff of some of its assets.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2020
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After Mixed Financial Results in 2019, 3PLs Face Coronavirus Headwinds

The airfreight forwarding sector, in which DHL ranks No. 1, logged one of the weakest years for logistics subsegments.

Coming off an extraordinary growth market in 2018, third-party logistics companies operating in the United States experienced a more mixed year in 2019.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
March 19, 2020
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Deutsche Post Scraps Its Electric Delivery Van Built With Ford

Deutsche Post StreetScooter

Deutsche Post AG will stop producing its electric delivery vehicle called StreetScooter, bringing to an end a much-hyped venture that was once seen as a possible disrupter to conventional van makers such as Volkswagen AG and Daimler AG.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
February 28, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Shipping Giant CMA CGM’s Debt Plan Seen at Risk Amid Virus Fears

CMA CGM

The coronavirus outbreak is threatening to scupper a debt refinancing for CMA CGM SA, the world’s third-largest container shipping company.

February 24, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

XPO to Lay Off 304 Workers at Texas Distribution Center

XPO Logistics truck on city street

XPO Logistics Inc. will lay off 304 workers at an AllianceTexas distribution center in April, according to a notice filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.

Paul O'Donnell | The Dallas Morning News
February 14, 2020
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Ryder Posts Earnings Loss, Record Revenue in Q4

Ryder

Ryder System Inc. reported record fourth-quarter revenue and a loss in earnings due to previously announced expenses.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 13, 2020

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