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2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Rank Company Headquarters Airfreight (Metric Tons)
1 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 2,081,000
2 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 1,304,000
3 DB Schenker Germany 1,101,200
4 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 935,300
5 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 921,400
6 Expeditors International of Washington United States 875,914
7 Nippon Express Japan 705,478
8 Bollore Logistics France 580,000
9 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 576,225
10 DSV A/S Denmark 574,644
11 Sinotrans Ltd. China 548,600
12 Kintetsu World Express Japan 457,000
13 Ceva Logistics France 421,800
14 Agility Logistics Kuwait 372,700
15 Yusen Logistics Japan 332,389
16 Geodis France 330,000
17 NNR Global Logistics Japan 286,897
18 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 282,200
19 FedEx Logistics United States 268,340
20 Apex Logistics International Hong Kong 260,000
21 Hitachi Transport System Japan 230,000
22 Dachser SE Germany 224,000
23 Pilot Freight Services United States 220,000
24 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 219,000
25 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 195,082
26 Damco/Maersk Logistics The Netherlands 180,000
27 Logwin AG Luxembourg 140,000
28 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 115,000
29 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 114,000
30 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 113,119
31 Beijing Harmony Shipping & Forwarding Agent China 100,000
32 XPO Logistics United States 72,600
33 Seko Logistics United States 70,000
34 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 66,000
35 OIA Global United States 65,000
36 BDP International United States 60,000
37 AWOT Global Logistics Group China 60,000
38 CJ Logistics America South Korea 57,517
39 American Global Logistics United States 50,000
40 BEL International Logistics Hong Kong 50,000
41 Scanwell Logistics United States 40,000
42 Shanghai Hengrong International Transportation China 40,000
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Josh Funk | Associated Press
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Navistar Launches Integrated Powertrain

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Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
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Spot Market Remains Suppressed Amid Stubborn Capacity

The trucking spot market has remained in a down cycle for more than a year as the number of trucks and drivers diminished — albeit at a slower rate than the decline in overall freight demand.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
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Could Free Shipping Be Coming to an End for Online Shoppers?

A Google search for “end of free shipping” churns out dozens of media and trade group reports. This time, however, consumer concerns may be warranted.

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Government, Safety, Logistics

FMC’s Maffei Highlights Supply Chain, Overseas Disruptions

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Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Forward Air Reports 138% Earnings Drop for Q4

Forward Air Corp. experienced a 138% earnings drop year-over-year during the fourth quarter of 2023, the company reported Feb. 28.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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Government, Business, Logistics

EPA Announces $3 Billion in Clean Port Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $3 billion in grants are available this year in a Clean Ports Program to pay for zero-emission port equipment and infrastructure.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

Higher Container Volumes Signal Strong Start to New Year

The four major West Coast ports reported significantly higher volumes to open the new year.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Contractor Passes IT Systems Test for Military Moves

The U.S. Transportation Command reported that the contractor for a multibillion-dollar military moving contract passed a test of its IT systems that had caused an implementation delay.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 28, 2024
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