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2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
Up Front
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Evan Armstrong breaks down how logistics segments performed in 2018.
Rankings
Rank Company Headquarters Airfreight (Metric Tons)
1 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 2,150,000
2 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 1,743,000
3 DB Schenker Germany 1,377,000
4 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 1,038,700
5 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,011,563
6 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 935,300
7 Nippon Express Japan 899,116
8 DSV A/S Denmark 689,045
9 Bollore Logistics France 640,700
10 Kintetsu World Express Japan 580,228
11 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 578,007
12 Sinotrans Ltd. China 533,300
13 Ceva Logistics France 476,600
14 Apex Logistics International Hong Kong 430,000
15 Agility Logistics Kuwait 415,000
16 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 409,127
17 Yusen Logistics Japan 368,198
18 Geodis France 357,024
19 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 337,300
20 Dachser SE Germany 335,500
21 NNR Global Logistics Japan 315,011
22 Hitachi Transport System Japan 300,000
23 FedEx Logistics United States 276,400
24 Pilot Freight Services United States 230,000
25 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 225,000
26 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 224,100
27 EFL Sri Lanka 196,875
28 Logwin AG Luxembourg 180,000
29 Damco/Maersk Logistics The Netherlands 176,000
30 Cargo-Partner Austria 173,247
31 Trinity Logistics USA United States 156,200
32 AWOT Global Logistics Group China 141,766
33 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 127,174
34 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 106,600
35 Beijing Harmony Shipping & Forwarding Agent China 100,000
36 Nissin Corp. Japan 100,000
37 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 86,000
38 BDP International United States 76,000
39 OIA Global United States 75,000
40 XPO Logistics United States 72,600
41 Seko Logistics United States 70,000
42 Imperial Logistics South Africa 53,660
43 CJ Logistics South Korea 53,575
44 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 50,000
45 BEL International Logistics Hong Kong 50,000
46 APL Logistics Singapore 47,135
47 Scanwell Logistics United States 40,000
48 Shanghai Hengrong International Transportation China 40,000
49 Sankyu Inc. Japan 38,756
50 Cargo Services Far East Hong Kong 31,000
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On the Bubble

Averitt Express ($225 million), Cookeville, Tenn., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, custom brokerage, dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, supply chain consulting, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Logistics Market Faces Challenges Across Segments in 2023

Across the major logistics market segments, 2023 brought a spate of challenges including compressed margins, rising labor costs and inflationary pressures, ensuring a down year for many.

Mike Senatore | Features Coordinator
April 12, 2024
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A Year to Forget for Third-Party Logistics Providers

2023 was a generally downtrodden year for 3PLs, with plummeting transportation rates and shippers focused on right-sizing inventories and reducing logistics costs.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 12, 2024
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Amazon Takes No. 1 Spot on Top 100 Logistics List

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Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features and Multimedia
April 12, 2024
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When Will Freight Market Conditions Improve?

Stubbornly weak freight market conditions have placed financial strain on 3PLs in recent years with an oversupply of truck capacity driving down rates and squeezing brokers’ margins.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features and Multimedia
April 12, 2024
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3PLs Persevere Through Down Freight Market, TIA Leaders Say

PHOENIX — Third-party logistics providers have persevered through a tough freight market while taking action to stem a rising tide of fraud, 3PL industry leaders said 

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features and Multimedia
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Spot Market Rebalance Slows Amid Volatile Capacity

The spot market is struggling to rebalance as the rate of carriers exiting has slowed despite sluggish demand.

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