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2020 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
Up Front
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Rankings
Rank Company Headquarters Ocean Containers
1 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 4,861,000
2 Sinotrans Ltd. China 3,740,000
3 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 3,207,000
4 DB Schenker Germany 2,260,000
5 DSV A/S Denmark 1,907,126
6 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 1,325,000
7 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,125,137
8 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 1,000,000
9 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 955,800
10 Fr. Meyer's Sohn Germany 850,000
11 Bollore Logistics France 839,000
12 Yusen Logistics Japan 815,000
13 Geodis France 798,137
14 Ceva Logistics France 786,600
15 Agility Logistics Kuwait 740,000
16 Nippon Express Japan 703,061
17 Kintetsu World Express Japan 700,043
18 Logwin AG Luxembourg 690,000
19 AllCargo Logistics India 684,000
20 OOCL Logistics Hong Kong 650,000
21 Leschaco Germany 636,000
22 Worldwide Logistics Group China 630,218
23 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 620,000
24 Damco/Maersk Logistics The Netherlands 577,084
25 Cargo Services Far East Hong Kong 556,000
26 Dachser SE Germany 536,900
27 Toll Group Australia 533,600
28 LF Logistics Hong Kong 500,000
28 China Resources Logistics (Group) Hong Kong 500,000
30 Honour Lane Shipping Hong Kong 418,630
31 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 400,000
31 Kingway Transportation Company China 400,000
33 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 342,741
34 Cargo-Partner Austria 314,067
35 CJ Logistics South Korea 309,851
36 BDP International United States 302,000
37 Chinatrans International Logistics China 300,000
38 Noatum Logistics Spain 289,100
39 Hitachi Transport System Japan 260,000
40 Zhejiang Jiulong International Logistics China 250,000
41 Nissin Corp. Japan 230,000
42 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 225,800
43 De Well Group China 210,000
44 EFL Sri Lanka 201,958
45 Odyssey Logistics & Technology United States 200,000
46 Horizon Air Freight United States 200,000
47 Asia Shipping Transportes Internacionais Brazil 195,000
48 Sino-Ocean Group China 192,000
49 Zhejiang Chasen Freight Forwarding China 180,000
50 CWT Pte. Ltd. Singapore 170,000
51 Topocean Group Inc. United States 156,000
52 Long Sail International Logistics China 150,000
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On the Bubble

Seko Logistics ($220 million), Itasca, Ill., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, custom brokerage, freight brokerage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, supply chain consulting, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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Logistics News
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

NTSB to Approve East Palestine Report June 25

WASHINGTON — This month, the National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to approve its investigative findings about a freight train derailment​ last year in East Palestine, Ohio.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 14, 2024
Business, Logistics

Panama Canal Averts Shipping Crisis With Its Water Plan

The Panama Canal has managed to ward off a shipping crisis that threatened to upend $270 billion a year in global trade. It did so with careful water management — and a little bit of luck.

June 14, 2024
Business, Logistics

World Container Shipping Rates Keep Rising

Inflation looks to be easing across the developed world, except for one glaring pocket of hot prices: cargo costs on the high seas.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
June 14, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Defense Bill Proposes GAO Review of Moving Contract

The House is considering a must-pass annual defense policy bill that includes a review of a new moving contract and security enhancements for trucks at military bases and installations.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 13, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Port of Los Angeles Imports Fell 4.5% in May

Imports at the Port of Los Angeles remained above the pre-pandemic peak in the first five months of 2024 despite ticking down in May compared to a year before.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
June 13, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx to Cut Up to 2,000 Europe Jobs

FedEx Corp. plans to cut as many as 2,000 jobs in Europe, the latest move by the package delivery giant to streamline its global workforce and rein in costs.

Cailley LaPara | Bloomberg News
June 12, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Traffic Resumes Through Port of Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Authorities anticipate commercial shipping traffic through the Port of Baltimore will soon return to normal levels since the channel fully reopened earlier this week.

Lea Skene and Brian Witte | Associated Press
June 12, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Thousands of Drivers File Arbitration Claims Against Amazon

NEW YORK — Thousands of delivery drivers filed legal claims against Amazon on June 11, alleging the company’s classification of them as independent contractors has led to unpaid wages.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
June 11, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Perspective

Viewpoint: Transportation Procurement Involves Evolving Processes

From a carrier’s perspective, the way shippers procure transportation can seem arbitrary, with limited thought or imagination. In reality, their approach has become more sophisticated.

Chris Caplice | Chief Scientist, DAT
June 11, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Private Fleets Pursuing Emissions Goals More Aggressively

Across all areas of the economy, shippers are facing increasing pressure to make their operations more sustainable and to meet environmental, sustainability and governance targets.

Amanda Smith-Teutsch | Special to Transport Topics
June 11, 2024
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