The leading freight brokerage firms 2019

With net revenue of around 1.8 billion U.S. dollars, C.H. Robinson is the largest freight brokerage firm in the world, assisting between a company that needed their freight delivered and a qualified motor carrier.

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson is a transportation and third-party logistics company headquartered in Minnesota. Providing several services such as freight transportation and transportation management worldwide, they generated revenue of 15.3 billion U.S. dollars in 2019. As the biggest freight brokerage firm in the world, they had around 15,427 workers worldwide in 2019. Most of their net revenue came from their truckload segment, while the food and beverage industry collected the most revenue for C.H. Robinson in 2019.

Freight transportation in the U.S.

Freight transportation uses several different modes of movement. In the U.S, the market predominantly uses trucks to fulfill services. Truckloads and private truckloads had the biggest market size in 2018. The most common commodities transported are natural gas, coke, and asphalt. Others included gravel, gasoline, and cereal grains.

The leading freight brokerage firms in 2019, based on net revenue (in million U.S. dollars)*

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March 2020



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* Values are based on 12-month 2018 net revenue. ** Estimated data

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