LQ's Top 37 3PL's 2008     
CEVA Logistics -01
APL Logistics – Oakland, CA – SGX: NOL -02
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. -03
UPS Supply Chain Solutions -04
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. -05
DHL Logistics DHL Global Forwarding & DHL Exel Supply Chain -06
UTi Worldwide -07
Kuehne + Nagel International AG -08
Schenker AGBAX
Global Inc.
Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. -10
Penske Logistics -11
Ryder -12
Panalpina World Transport -13
Schneider Logistics, Inc. -14
Fedex -15
GENCO Supply Chain Solutions -16
Hub Group/Unyson Logistics -17
Menlo Worldwide Logistics -18
VersaCold/Atlas -19
YRC Logistics -20
Werner Enterprises Dedicated & Logistics -21
J.B. Hunt Dedicated Contract Services -22
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics -23
Transplace -24
NFI Industries -25
Agility Logistics -26
Landstar Global Logistics, Inc. -27
Wheels Group of Companies -28
Kenco Logistic Services -29
Livingston International -30
ATC Logistics & Electronics -31
TransGroup Worldwide Logistics -32
BNSF Logistics -33
A.N. Deringer, Inc -34
SCI Logistics Inc. -35
Logistics Management Solutions -36
Kelron Logistics -37

Vancouver, BC
ISE:  HFEIM (Hf. Eimskipafelag Islands)
Brent Sugden, Chairman, President & CEO

3PL Turnover:

$1.2b                Parent:  $2b 

Service Area:

Canada, United States, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina

3PL Assets:

8,500 employees
125 warehouses

Information Systems:

TMS – Proprietary
WMS - Proprietary


Refrigerated warehousing, perishable distribution

Industry Focus/Key Customers:

Production and retail distribution of frozen and refrigerated products
Key Customers:  Kroger, Kellogg, Overwaitea, Nestle, Maple Leaf

Armstrong & Associates’ Evaluation:

VersaCold's purchase of Atlas Cold Storage has created one of the world's largest perishable/frozen products specialists. VersaCold has large trucking operations throughout Canada. Atlas operated primarily in Ontario, Quebec and the United States. VersaCold dominated in British Columbia and Alberta.