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2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Rankings
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 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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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 News
Business, Safety, Logistics

Focus Shifts to Removing Debris From Dali’s Deck

BALTIMORE — Salvage crews at the site of a collapsed bridge are turning their focus to the tons of debris sitting atop the Dali, a massive cargo ship that caused a deadly catastrophe in March.

Lea Skene | Associated Press
April 19, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Maryland Leaders Push for Federal Aid

The governor of Maryland in pointed remarks challenged federal lawmakers to see for themselves the devastation wrought by the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 18, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Firms Fret Over Any Lengthy Baltimore Port Closure

The closure of the Port of Baltimore has so far not led to broad price increases, though firms are concerned about any extended shutdown, according to a Federal Reserve report.

April 18, 2024
Business, Logistics

CSX Profit Drops 10% Despite 3% More Q1 Freight

CSX’s first-quarter profit slipped 10% even though the railroad delivered 3% more goods, as the mix of shipments it handled shifted toward less profitable items.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
April 17, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

NYC Congestion Plan Adds Money to Offset N.J. Harm, MTA Says

New York City’s congestion pricing plan will now include funds to help alleviate potential pollution issues the new tolling program may spark in New Jersey.

Michelle Kaske | Bloomberg News
April 17, 2024
Business, Safety, Logistics

Dali Owner Asks Cargo Owners to Help Cover Salvage Expenses

BALTIMORE — The owner of the massive containership that caused the deadly collapse of a bridge in March wants owners of the cargo on board to cover some of the salvage costs.

April 17, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Prime Memberships in US Gain 8% to New High

Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime subscription service hit a new high of 180 million U.S. shoppers in March, up 8% from a year earlier, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
April 16, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Ohio Turnpike Completes Open-Road Tolling Project

A new tolling system featuring open-road tolling lanes is complete along the 241-mile stretch of the Ohio Turnpike, signaling the end of its largest construction project in its history.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
April 16, 2024
Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Portland to End Terminal 6 Cargo Container Handling

The Port of Portland will shut down its cargo container handling operation at North Portland’s Terminal 6, saying an effort to lease the site to a third-party operator had fallen through.

Jeff Manning | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
April 16, 2024
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Crews Race to Remove Chunks of Fallen Baltimore Bridge

SPARROWS POINT, Md. — Crews are using the largest crane on the Eastern Seaboard to haul the wreckage from Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse to a nearby salvage yard.

Lea Skene | Associated Press
April 16, 2024
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