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 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 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 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 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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Verst Group ($156 million), Walton, Ky., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, freight payment and auditing, 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, 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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