Logistics companies: top 50 ranking 2016

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As we are fast approaching the holiday season, let’s round up the year by looking at the top 50 global Logistics companies of North America in 2016.

Before showing the largest logistics companies in this year’s list, let’s look at the definition of Logistics. Logistics is the procurement of transportation for shippers. Therefore, it includes services such as freight brokerage, air and ocean freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution and dedicated contract carriage.

Top 50 Logistics companies in North America

 

Rank
2016
Rank
2015
Company
Net Revenue
(Mill)
Gross Revenue
(Mill)
Employees
1
1
3,108 e
5,900
12,700
2
12
2,841 e
5,536 e
3
2
2,660 e
5,816
4
4
2,268
13,476
13,159
5
5
2,188
6,617
15,397
6
3
1,925 e
2,443 e
7
6
1,815
3,300
8
10
1,625 e
3,178
9
7
1,570 e
2,452
10
8
1,555 e
11
9
1,330 e
3,696 e
12
11
1,275 e
3,480 e
13
13
1,197
5,230
14
15
1,150 e
1,430 e
13,750
15
16
1,130
1,200
8,101
16
14
1,065 e
1,418 e
120
17
20
898
2,687
18
19
860
19
17
826
1,052
4,933
20
18
816
869
5,558
21
 
800
22
24
732 e
1,470
8,000
23
22
681 e
24
23
660 e
1,030
6,000
25
27
535
582
3,800
26
26
459
2,784
27
33
446
2,240
3,791
28
30
444
29
31
413
3,526
2,633
30
34
405
31
32
390
2,587
32
28
351
508
33
40
297
1,900
34
36
292 e
1,760 e
1,223
35
45
290
1,512
2,335
36
35
285
1,448
37
37
278
279
4,300
38
38
275
3,524
39
42
265 e
324
1,525
40
 
255 e
613
41
41
252
347
1,258
42
29
235
245
690
43
 
226
226
44
47
217
654
45
44
204
396
46
 
200 e
750
47
 
190
200
2,500
48
 
189
872
49
43
187
189
50
48
180 e
590 e
50
50
180 e
774 e

Source: Armstrong Associates – 2016

Companies are ranked on the basis of actual or estimated annual net revenue. Next to that, the tables show employee stats and the 2015 ranking.

 

About Freightender – Freight Sourcing

We have built is a rapidly growing cloud-based platform that makes freight tenders simple and efficient. Freightender is a spin-off of ControlPay, the largest Freight Audit provider in Europe. 

Freightender works with many large multinationals and consultancy organizations. We are specialized in facilitating large freight tenders, but also in running small tenders and simulations. We do this for Air, Ocean and Road shipments. So, our platform is dedicated to freight and logistics and offers many unique features. Such as; dynamic rate card creation and real-time carrier status visibility.

Because of that, we gain an estimated time-savings of 90%. Furthermore, we have automated many calculations and excel-related actions.

Finally, freight tender communication and data flows are managed via the platform. Never manage your tenders using your e-mail box again. As you can imagine, data analysis, comparisons and carrier selection is very efficient as the platform has done the hard work for you. As a cloud-based platform, we offer attractive and straightforward pricing per tender.

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