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 65.0 298
3 FedEx Logistics 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 North America 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 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 3.0 64
44 Celadon Group 3.0 13
45 Wagner Logistics 3.0 13
46 Keller Logistics Group 3.0 8
47 Barrett Distribution 3.0 14
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, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Leverages Carrier Network With FreightPower Launch

Schneider truck

Schneider launched a new marketplace, Schneider FreightPower, to give shippers access to an expanded and flexible capacity network.

June 3, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Last-Mile Delivery Fleets Navigate Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic

UPS and FedEx trucks

Last-mile fleets such as FedEx, Amazon, XPO and UPS have been dealing with a spike in demand while also implementing safety protocols to protect employees and customers.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
May 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx, Microsoft Join Forces for Package Shipping

FedEx and Microsoft are teaming up to provide early warnings of delays for shipping customers.

FedEx Corp. and Microsoft Corp. are teaming up to provide commercial shipping customers with early warnings of delays from weather, traffic and other mishaps, giving the courier and the software maker another weapon as each competes with Amazon .com Inc.

Thomas Black and Dina Bass | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

UPS Adds Indiana Airport to Cargo Network

A delivery van passes in front of a cargo jet parked on the tarmac at a UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Ky., on Jan. 28.

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on May 13 approved a long-term lease and easement access agreement with UPS Inc. that will allow the company to begin express air shipment operations later this year.

Andrew Steele | The Times (Munster, Ind.)
May 14, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Container Shipper Maersk Warns of 25% Volume Slump

Shipping containers are unloaded from a Maersk cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles in May 2019.

The world’s largest container line is bracing for a historic slump in demand after emergency lockdowns across the globe left international trade in tatters.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
May 13, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO’s Brad Jacobs Says Company Open to Future Acquisitions

XPO

With at least $2 billion in cash, and $500 million in credit available, XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs says he would consider an acquisition if the company was a good fit.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 12, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Expeditors Sees Profit, Revenue Fall in Q1; Workforce Remains Intact

Expeditors sign

Global disruptions created by the coronavirus pandemic depressed profits and revenue at Expeditors International in the first quarter.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Former XPO Executive to Become Next Postmaster General

Louis DeJoy, a former XPO executive, will be the next postmaster general.

A Republican fundraiser and political donor from North Carolina who also worked as an executive at XPO Logistics will be the next postmaster general.

May 7, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

5-Year-Old’s ‘Refreshment Stop’ Shows Appreciation for FedEx, UPS Drivers

Jack Mahar, 5, set up a free refreshment stop for delivery drivers

A New York kindergartener who loves delivery trucks is thanking FedEx, UPS and other drivers during the coronavirus pandemic in his own special way, with a 'refreshment stop' of complimentary snacks and drinks that he has set up at the end of his driveway for these essential workers.

Kristi Gustafson Barlette | Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
May 5, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Profits, Revenue Fall in Q1

XPO Logistics truck

First-quarter profits and revenue at XPO Logistics Inc. declined as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic took a toll on the less-than-truckload carrier and logistics company in March.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 5, 2020

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