2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Top Warehousing Firms

Rank Company Total Space (Millions of Sq.Ft.) No. of Warehouses
1 DHL Supply Chain 115.0 417
2 XPO Logistics Inc. 65.0 298
3 FedEx Corp. 43.0 180
4 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 40.0 279
5 Americold Logistics 40.0 180
6 OHL 36.0 130
7 Ceva Logistics 33.0 164
8 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 32.2 535
9 Kenco Logistics Services 31.0 90
10 NFI 27.5 90
11 DB Schenker USA 27.0 82
12 UTi Worldwide 26.0 230
13 Lineage Logistics 26.0 113
14 Neovia Logistics 24.0 112
15 DSC Logistics 23.0 63
16 Penske Logistics 21.0 81
17 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 17.1 41
18 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. 15.1 75
19 WSI Inc. 14.0 52
20 Warehouse Services Inc. 14.0 30
21 Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services 12.4 132
22 APL Logistics 10.7 35
23 United States Cold Storage 8.9 35
24 Kane is Able Inc. 8.0 25
25 Technicolor Global Logistics 8.0 21
26 Preferred Freezer Services 7.4 35
27 Performance Team 7.0 25
28 Legacy Supply Chain Services 6.5 42
29 Schneider 6.0 12
30 Port Logistics Group 6.0 15
31 WOW Logistics 6.0 20
32 Syncreon Holdings 5.5 47
33 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 5.1 48
34 Verst Group Logistics 5.0 19
35 Landair Dedicated 5.0 12
36 United Facilities 5.0 9
37 Comprehensive Logistics 4.7 14
38 VersaCold Logistics Services 4.4 33
39 Averitt Express Inc. 4.0 107
40 D+S Distribution 4.0 21
41 RGL Logistics 3.5 15
42 SCI Group 3.2 30
43 Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. 3.0 64
44 Celadon Group 3.0 13
45 Barrett Distribution 3.0 14
46 Wagner Logistics 3.0 13
47 Keller Logistics Group 3.0 8
48 Pilot Freight Services 2.8 70
49 Burris Logistics 2.6 17
50 Weber Logistics 2.5 10
51 A & R Logistics 2.2 10
52 Matson Logistics Services 2.1 6
53 Evans Distribution Systems 2.0 11
54 Fidelitone 1.6 35
55 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics 1.5 20
56 East Coast Warehouse & Distribution 1.4 2
57 Bender Group 1.2 6
58 IEDS Logistics 1.0 11
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Top 50 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Ceva to Manage Ikea Distribution Center in New York

Ceva Logistics truck on highway

Ceva Logistics has opened a customer distribution center with home-furnishings retailer Ikea in Staten Island, N.Y., according to a news release.

March 11, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Acquires Spanish Freight Forwarder Space Cargo Group

C.H. Robinson truck

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, in a move to bolster its international freight business, has purchased The Space Cargo Group, a company based in Madrid that provides freight forwarding, customs brokerage and other logistic services in Spain and Colombia, for $48 million in cash.

March 1, 2019
Business, Top 50

Universal Logistics Reports Record Revenue in 4Q, 2018

Universal Logistics

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. reported its best quarter ever, marking its eighth consecutive reporting period in which a revenue record was set.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Completes First Year as Public Company With Solid Financial Results

Americold facility in Mableton, Ga.

Warehouse operator Americold completed its first year as a public company by reporting solid gains in revenue and higher operating profits in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 21, 2019
Business, Top 50

J.B. Hunt Finalizes Acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery

Workers for Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery unload furniture.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services completed the purchase of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery on Feb. 15, the Lowell, Ark.-based transportation company and logistics firm announced.

February 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO’s Brad Jacobs Hits Brakes on M&As

XPO Logistics

After building a fortune and several businesses by buying company after company, XPO Logistics Inc. CEO Brad Jacobs is abandoning acquisitions, a principal reason many investors bought into the stock.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

XPO Denies Memphis Plant Closing Is Retaliation

XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics Inc. confirmed Feb. 14 that it will close a facility in Memphis, Tenn., where some employees have made allegations of pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment, and the next day CEO Brad Jacobs said a customer's request prompted the decision.

Paul Schott | Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, Conn.)
February 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Montreal Firm FLS Transportation Services Acquires Scott Logistics

FLS Transportation Services, a Montreal-based 3PL, has announced the acquisition of Scott Logistics Corp., a freight broker headquartered in Georgia.

February 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Reports Disappointing Earnings

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics reported disappointing earnings for the fourth quarter of 2018 and lowered its guidance for 2019 due, in large part, to a sharp drop-off in shipments from its largest customer — believed to be Amazon.com.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 14, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Redwood Logistics Acquires Strive Logistics

Dispatchers at Redwood Logistics' Chicago office

Redwood Logistics said it is acquiring Strive Logistics, a move that will create a multimodal freight brokerage firm with more than $1 billion in freight under management.

February 13, 2019

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