2019 Top Ocean Freight Forwarders

2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Ocean Freight Forwarders

Rank Company Headquarters Ocean Containers
1 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 4,690,000
2 Sinotrans Ltd. China 3,360,300
3 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 3,225,000
4 DB Schenker Germany 2,219,000
5 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 1,484,100
6 DSV A/S Denmark 1,442,348
7 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 1,196,607
8 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,167,820
9 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 1,000,000
10 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 901,698
11 Bollore Logistics France 864,000
12 Fr. Meyer's Sohn Germany 850,000
13 Ceva Logistics France 786,600
14 LF Logistics Hong Kong 778,796
15 Geodis France 777,675
16 Yusen Logistics Japan 774,822
17 Agility Logistics Kuwait 710,000
18 Nippon Express Japan 686,206
19 Kintetsu World Express Japan 663,915
20 OOCL Logistics Hong Kong 646,000
21 Damco/Maersk Logistics The Netherlands 639,132
22 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 600,000
23 Logwin AG Luxembourg 600,000
24 Worldwide Logistics Ltd. China 580,325
25 Hitachi Transport System Japan 532,000
26 Dachser SE Germany 522,300
27 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 503,400
28 China Resources Logistics (Group) Hong Kong 500,000
29 Honour Lane Shipping Hong Kong 447,846
30 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 400,000
31 Kingway Transportation Company China 400,000
32 Cargo-Partner Austria 314,067
33 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 311,586
34 BDP International United States 302,000
35 Chinatrans International Logistics China 300,000
36 CJ Logistics America South Korea 279,802
37 Zhejiang Jiulong International Logistics China 250,000
38 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 241,300
39 Nissin Corp. Japan 215,000
40 De Well Group China 210,000
41 Cargo Services Far East Hong Kong 200,000
42 Sino-Ocean Group China 192,000
43 Zhejiang Chasen Freight Forwarding China 180,000
44 CWT Pte. Ltd. Singapore 170,000
45 NNR Global Logistics Japan 167,100
46 EFL Sri Lanka 164,495
47 Topocean Group Inc. United States 156,000
48 Long Sail International Logistics China 150,000
49 Noatum Logistics Spain 141,000
50 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 140,200
51 OIA Global United States 130,000
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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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