2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Top Airfreight Forwarders

Rank Company Headquarters Airfreight (Metric Tons)
1 DHL Supply Chain Germany 2,081,000
2 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. Switzerland 1,304,000
3 DB Schenker USA Germany 1,101,200
4 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 935,300
5 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 921,400
6 Expeditors International of Washington United States 875,914
7 Nippon Express Co. Japan 705,478
8 Bollore Logistics France 580,000
9 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 576,225
10 DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Copenhagen, Denmark 574,644
11 Sinotrans Ltd. China 548,600
12 Kintetsu World Express Japan 457,000
13 Ceva Logistics The Netherlands 421,800
14 Agility Logistics Switzerland 372,700
15 Yusen Logistics Japan 332,389
16 Geodis United States 330,000
17 NNR Global Logistics Japan 286,897
18 Kerry Logistics Network Hong Kong 282,200
19 FedEx Corp. United States 268,340
20 Apex Logistics International United States 260,000
21 Hitachi Transport System Japan 230,000
22 Dachser SE Germany 224,000
23 Pilot Freight Services United States 220,000
24 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 219,000
25 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 195,082
26 Damco International The Netherlands 180,000
27 Logwin Logistics Germany 140,000
28 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 115,000
29 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 114,000
30 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 113,119
31 Beijing Harmony Shipping & Fowarding Agent Co. China 100,000
32 XPO Logistics Inc. United States 72,600
33 Seko Logistics United States 70,000
34 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 66,000
35 OIA Global United States 65,000
36 BDP International United States 60,000
37 AWOT Global China 60,000
38 CJ Logistics South Korea 57,517
39 American Global Logistics United States 50,000
40 BEL International Logistics Ltd. Hong Kong 50,000
41 Scanwell Logistics United States 40,000
42 Shanghai Hengrong International Transportation China 40,000
43 Cargo Services Far East Ltd. Hong Kong 31,000
44 MIQ Logistics United States 30,000
45 Air-City Co. Hong Kong 30,000
46 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 30,000
47 Sankyu Inc. Japan 24,172
48 Trinity Logistics United States 24,000
49 Werner Global Logistics United States 20,000
50 Zephyr Logistics China 20,000
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On the Bubble

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Top 50 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Freight Forwarder BDP International Selects Greenbriar as Equity Partner

Freight forwarder BDP International has selected Greenbriar Equity Group, a New York-based investment firm, as its first strategic equity partner, according to a statement issued by the company Dec. 6.

Transport Topics
December 6, 2018
Government, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Turns to Robots to Equip US Warehouses for E-Commerce

DHL

Worldwide delivery service DHL is deploying artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles and product-picking robots at its warehouses in North America to help handle the surge in e-commerce demand.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 30, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Kuehne + Nagel Continues Acquisition Strategy, Buys Quick International Courier

Kuehne + Nagel

Swiss freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel International AG has purchased Quick International Courier, a leading provider of time-critical transportation services, from The Jordan Co., an investment firm that has been on a logistics buying spree over the past couple of years.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 28, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Increase in Online Shopping Could Lead to Package Delays

Packages

Area shoppers will want to purchase their holiday gifts earlier this year, as a major jump in online holiday shopping could complicate the delivery system.

Holly Shively | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
November 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Opens Another Bay Area Facility

DHL neon sign

DHL has opened a $12 million, 39,000-square-foot service center facility in Sunnyvale, Calif., a move the company said it made to serve shipping needs of the region’s startups and global technology companies.

Transport Topics
November 14, 2018
Business, Top 50

Americold Posts 3Q Profit

Americold

Global warehouse operator Americold reported net income of $24.5 million, or 17 cents a share, in the third quarter, compared with a net loss of $11.9 million, or 17 cents a share, in the same period a year ago. Revenue increased 3.2% to $402 million in 2018 from $389.5 million in 2017.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 9, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Expeditors International Posts Record Profits, Net Revenue in 3Q

Expeditors International logo on door

Expeditors International of Washington Inc. achieved record profits and net revenue in the third quarter as the Seattle-based air and ocean freight forwarder benefited from lower taxes and kept ahead of rising transportation costs in a tight-capacity market.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 6, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Hub Group to Acquire Retail Consolidation Specialist CaseStack

Hub Group truck closeup

Hub Group has agreed to acquire CaseStack Inc. for $255 million as part of a strategy to expand and diversify its transportation service offerings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 6, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx to Raise Prices in Response to Surging Freight Demand, Tight Capacity

FedEx Truck

FedEx Corp. will boost most prices by an average of 4.9% starting in January, more than double the expected rate of U.S. inflation next year, as freight demand surges.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 5, 2018
Government, Business, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider’s Profits, Revenue Higher in Third Quarter

A Schneider truck

Schneider National Inc. reported higher revenue and profits in the third quarter, but not all of its business units shared in the bounty.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 1, 2018

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