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2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
Up Front
Learn how to be included in the 2017 Top 50 Logistics Companies listing.
As online sales continue to soar, so have the expectations of consumers for goods to be delivered quickly and cheaply.
Our April 20 LiveOnWeb webcast looked at how online shopping is creating enormous disruption to freight networks and modes of delivery. Plus we looked back at the new TT Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings. Watch the replay.
Rank Company Headquarters Ocean Containers
1 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 3,820,000
2 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 2,945,000
3 Sinotrans Ltd. China 2,790,400
4 DB Schenker Germany 1,891,000
5 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 1,593,900
6 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,043,880
7 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 888,284
8 DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Denmark 855,319
9 Nippon Express Japan 855,002
10 Bollore Logistics France 835,000
11 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 785,600
12 Damco/Maersk Logistics The Netherlands 744,000
13 Geodis France 677,465
14 Ceva Logistics France 642,370
15 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 615,000
16 Logwin AG Luxembourg 590,000
17 Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. Hong Kong 580,000
18 Dachser SE Germany 568,500
19 Yusen Logistics Japan 547,000
20 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 542,000
21 LF Logistics Hong Kong 540,000
22 Agility Logistics Kuwait 513,500
23 UTi Worldwide 512,550
24 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 500,000
25 China Resources Logistics (Group) Hong Kong 500,000
26 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 485,000
27 Kintetsu World Express Japan 396,000
28 Hitachi Transport System Japan 330,000
29 CJ Logistics South Korea 312,000
30 Chinatrans International Logistics China 300,000
31 Worldwide Logistics Group China 300,000
32 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 251,685
33 Zhejiang Jiulong International Logistics China 250,000
34 Sankyu Inc. Japan 247,117
35 BDP International United States 212,000
36 Hercules Logistics Pvt. Ltd. India 210,000
37 Cargo Services Far East Hong Kong 200,000
38 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 175,000
39 CWT Pte. Ltd. Singapore 170,000
40 Topocean Group Inc. United States 156,000
41 MIQ Logistics United States 150,000
42 De Well Group China 150,000
43 Long Sail International Logistics China 150,000
44 NNR Global Logistics Japan 140,150
45 Integrated Logistics Berhad Malaysia 140,000
46 Asia Shipping Transportes Internacionais Brazil 138,800
47 XPO Logistics United States 132,000
48 APL Logistics Singapore 130,000
49 Honour Lane Shipping Hong Kong 130,000
50 Jiangsu Uniwill Logistics Co. China 120,000
51 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 77,000
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On the Bubble

Dupre Logistics ($168 million), Lafayette, La., provides customs brokerage, dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, freight payment and auditing, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, supply chain consulting and transportation management.
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Logistics News
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

FullStack Modular Moves to Connecticut From Brooklyn

Connecticut will be home to building manufacturer Fullstack Modular as its headquarters moves from New York’s Brooklyn Navy Yard to Gateway Terminal at the Port of New Haven.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 26, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics

Logistics Providers Work to Set Freight Scheduling Standards

Major logistics companies and technology providers have joined forces to alleviate a pain point hampering the industry — the making, keeping and adjusting of freight appointments.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
May 26, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Missouri Might Gain an East-West Interstate Highway

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers approved $2.5 million to study the conversion of U.S. Route 36 into Interstate 72 between Hannibal in the east and St. Joseph in the west.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 25, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

Nearshoring Trend Escalates for US Companies

The turn toward nearshoring escalated this year, a trend that saw renewed interest during the coronavirus pandemic.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 25, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, TCA

TuSimple to Cut 151 Jobs at San Diego Headquarters

Self-driving truck company TuSimple Holdings has disclosed more details about plans to reduce its workforce by 30% — including that it will eliminate 151 jobs in San Diego.

Mike Freeman | The San Diego Union-Tribune
May 25, 2023
Business, Safety, Logistics

Union Pacific Reaches Agreement on Engineers’ Work Schedule

OMAHA, Neb. — Engineers who operate trains for Union Pacific will soon have much more predictable schedules allowing them to plan when they are going to be off.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
May 24, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire

Cummins Invests in Jamestown Plant for Fuel-Agnostic Engine

LAKEWOOD, N.Y. — Cummins Inc. is readying a $452 million investment in its 1 million-square-foot Jamestown Engine Plant to produce a fuel-agnostic internal combustion engine platform.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
May 24, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Private

NLRB Accuses Amazon of Illegal Anti-Union Actions

Amazon.com Inc. violated federal labor law by unilaterally changing policies and terminating union supporters at its sole unionized warehouse, U.S. labor board prosecutors allege.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
May 23, 2023
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Tonnage in April Drops 3.4% Year-Over-Year

Truck tonnage in April fell on both an annual and month-to-month basis as freight activity remains slow, American Trucking Associations said May 23.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
May 23, 2023
Business, Logistics

Ports Record Steep Drops in April Cargo

The slump in container volumes at ports on the East and West coasts continued in April as some of the largest facilities saw year-over-year double-digit drops.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
May 23, 2023
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