With an 11-spot jump over the last year, Cerner is on the precipice of being a Fortune 500 company.
The North Kansas City-based health care tech company landed just off the annual list, which ranks the nation's largest companies based on revenue. YRC Worldwide, an Overland Park-based trucking company, is also close to breaking into the list.
Fortune Magazine announced the 2018 list on Monday.
The only Kansas City-area company in the Fortune 500? Seaboard, a Merriam-based food producer, ranks 481. Several St. Louis-area companies are on the list. Kansas' only other Fortune 500 company is Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, based in Wichita.
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Cerner is just 19 spots from the bottom of the Fortune 500 list, jumping from the 530 spot in 2017 to 519 this year with $5.1 billion in revenue. YRC Worldwide reported $4.9 billion and climbed two spots, from 534 last year to 532.
Sprint was No. 87 in 2015 but was cut from the list in 2016 after Japan-based SoftBank acquired most of the company.
According to Hallmark's website, the company took in more than $4 billion in revenue worldwide last year, but as a privately held company, it was not considered in the Fortune ranking. Some private companies that file revenue reports, however, are included.
The Fortune 500 companies brought in $12.8 trillion in revenue and $1 trillion in profits, and they employ 28.2 million people worldwide, according to the magazine.