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

US Factories Brace for Sting of 2019 Trade War

Factory Worker

America’s manufacturers are scrambling to change the way they do business — from finding new suppliers to shifting more finishing work overseas — as the sting of tariffs begins to take a bigger toll on their bottom lines.

Dee DePass | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
January 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Moves Aggressively Into Final-Mile Sector With Purchase

J.B. Hunt

In an effort to strengthen its position in the growing final-mile trucking sector, J.B. Hunt on Jan. 8 announced it is purchasing Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 9, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Reap Riches by Expanding Into Last-Mile Service


Truck driver Justin Osborne pulled up to a house in the Dallas suburbs last month and started unloading an oven, a dishwasher and a microwave. His mission: Help J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. win the battle for new delivery riches spurred by e-commerce.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Trucking Industry Expected to See Slower Growth in 2019

Nussbaum Transportation truck

After a 2018 that saw record-setting levels of freight-hauling demand and driver pay as tonnage levels reached a 20-year high, the trucking industry is expected to remain strong in 2019 but undergo a bit of a cool-down, economists say.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 7, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Amazon, USPS, UPS, FedEx


Procrastinators take note: The deadline is fast approaching to get those gifts in the mail to arrive by Christmas Eve.

Doreen Christensen | Sun Sentinel
December 13, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Top 50

Virginia Transportation Leaders Approve I-81 Improvement Plan

Interstate 81 traffic jam in Virginia

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved a plan that weighs the possibility of tolls to address some of the issues that affect Interstate 81.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 11, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Online Holiday Shopping Expected to Logjam Delivery


Delivery companies are warning shoppers to send holiday gifts and make online purchases within the next 10 days as a record number of packages are expected to be delivered.

Holly Shively | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
December 10, 2018
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


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


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