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Rank Company Headquarters Ocean Containers
1 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 4,355,000
2 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 3,259,000
3 Sinotrans Ltd. China 2,950,800
4 DB Schenker Germany 2,126,800
5 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 1,520,500
6 DSV A/S Denmark 1,389,611
7 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,070,424
8 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 1,053,485
9 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 897,379
10 Bollore Logistics France 856,000
11 LF Logistics Hong Kong 778,796
12 Yusen Logistics Japan 774,822
13 Agility Logistics Kuwait 740,000
14 Ceva Logistics France 729,000
15 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 698,000
16 Geodis France 690,000
17 Damco/Maersk Logistics The Netherlands 659,000
18 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 600,000
19 Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. Hong Kong 600,000
20 Logwin AG Luxembourg 600,000
21 Kintetsu World Express Japan 556,640
22 Nippon Express Japan 550,000
23 Worldwide Logistics Ltd. China 508,732
24 Hitachi Transport System Japan 500,000
25 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 500,000
26 Dachser SE Germany 481,400
27 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 434,000
28 Honour Lane Shipping Hong Kong 326,490
29 CJ Logistics South Korea 310,850
30 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 280,539
31 BDP International United States 275,782
32 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 227,600
33 CWT Pte. Ltd. Singapore 170,000
34 EFL Sri Lanka 164,495
35 Topocean Group Inc. United States 156,000
36 De Well Group China 150,000
37 NNR Global Logistics Japan 144,483
38 XPO Logistics United States 131,500
39 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 130,200
40 MIQ Logistics United States 125,000
41 Asia Shipping Transportes Internacionais Brazil 114,376
42 APL Logistics Singapore 112,848
43 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 100,634
44 Scanwell Logistics United States 100,000
45 American Global Logistics United States 94,000
46 Qingdao Jet Marine Logistics China 80,000
47 City Ocean Logistics China 80,000
48 Odyssey Logistics & Technology United States 73,000
49 Sankyu Inc. Japan 71,894
50 AWOT Global Logistics Group China 70,000
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