2022 Top Ocean Freight Forwarders

2022 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Ocean Freight Forwarders

Rank Company Headquarters Ocean Containers
1 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 4,613,000
2 Sinotrans Ltd. China 3,750,000
3 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 3,142,000
4 DSV A/S Denmark 2,900,000
5 DB Schenker Germany 2,215,000
6 LX Pantos South Korea 1,658,000
7 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 1,500,000
8 Ceva Logistics France 1,269,000
9 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 1,229,298
10 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,047,725
11 CTS International Logistics China 1,021,007
12 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 905,100
13 Geodis France 900,866
14 Fr. Meyer's Sohn Germany 850,000
15 Worldwide Logistics Group China 840,060
16 Bollore Logistics France 826,000
17 OOCL Logistics Hong Kong 750,000
18 Nippon Express Japan 747,624
19 Yusen Logistics Japan 723,000
20 Logwin AG Luxembourg 715,000
21 AllCargo Logistics India 684,000
22 Kintetsu World Express Japan 640,063
23 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 620,000
24 Savino Del Bene Italy 602,500
25 Cargo Services Far East Hong Kong 600,000
26 Dachser SE Germany 530,000
27 Toll Group Australia 523,300
28 Honour Lane Shipping Hong Kong 507,886
29 Hitachi Transport System Japan 441,000
30 Asia Shipping Transportes Internacionais Brazil 421,965
31 Long Sail International Logistics China 360,000
32 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 347,638
33 Seko Logistics United States 340,000
34 Alonso Forwarding Spain 306,090
35 CLASQUIN France 272,228
36 EFL Sri Lanka 270,553
37 AWOT Global Logistics Group China 250,310
38 Scan Global Logistics A/S Denmark 245,000
39 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 239,112
40 Nissin Corp. Japan 205,000
41 A. Hartrodt Germany 180,000
42 NNR Global Logistics Japan 169,687
43 Gebrüder Weiss Austria 141,000
44 TVS Supply Chain Solutions India 140,000
45 Maersk Logistics Copenhagen 133,452
46 Matson United States 102,454
47 AIT Worldwide Logistics United States 97,869
48 MODE Global United States 76,000
49 ITG Transportation Services United States 70,000
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DB Schenker to Acquire USA Truck for $435 Million

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STB Urged to Reject CP-KCS Merger

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House Funding Panel Approves Fiscal 2023 Transportation Bill


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Fuel Costs Renew Focus on Empty Miles

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Trucking is renewing focus on empty miles amid rising diesel prices that lead to greater expense.

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US Ports Face Renewed Congestion Amid China Reopening

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