2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Airfreight Forwarders

Rank Company Headquarters Airfreight (Metric Tons)
1 DHL Supply Chain Germany 2,248,000
2 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. Switzerland 1,570,000
3 DB Schenker USA Germany 1,226,200
4 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 995,900
5 Expeditors International of Washington United States 985,549
6 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 935,300
7 Nippon Express Co. Japan 705,478
8 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 654,104
9 DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Copenhagen, Denmark 635,655
10 Bollore Logistics France 569,000
11 Sinotrans Ltd. China 532,400
12 Kintetsu World Express Japan 495,947
13 Ceva Logistics The Netherlands 480,000
14 Agility Logistics Switzerland 415,000
15 Yusen Logistics Japan 368,198
16 Geodis United States 330,000
17 NNR Global Logistics Japan 321,704
18 Apex Logistics International United States 320,000
19 Kerry Logistics Network Hong Kong 313,800
20 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 281,083
21 Hitachi Transport System Japan 280,000
22 FedEx Corp. United States 276,400
23 Dachser SE Germany 272,100
24 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 233,700
25 Pilot Freight Services United States 220,000
26 EFL Sri Lanka 196,875
27 Damco International The Netherlands 190,000
28 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 175,000
29 Logwin Logistics Germany 140,000
30 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 121,553
31 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 91,000
32 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 76,000
33 BDP International United States 76,000
34 XPO Logistics Inc. United States 72,600
35 Seko Logistics United States 70,000
36 OIA Global United States 65,000
37 AWOT Global China 60,000
38 CJ Logistics South Korea 57,014
39 American Global Logistics United States 50,000
40 APL Logistics Singapore 47,135
41 Scanwell Logistics United States 40,000
42 Sankyu Inc. Japan 38,756
43 MIQ Logistics United States 30,000
44 Air-City Co. Hong Kong 30,000
45 Trinity Logistics United States 24,000
46 Werner Global Logistics United States 20,000
47 AIT Worldwide Logistics United States 18,779
48 ITG GmbH Internationale Spedition + Logistik Germany 18,100
49 Honour Lane Shipping Hong Kong 13,463
50 LF Logistics Hong Kong 13,368
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On the Bubble

Port Logistics Group ($210 million), City of Industry, Calif., provides dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, intermodal and drayage, order fulfillment, returned goods management, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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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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