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

Rank Company Headquarters Ocean Containers
1 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. Switzerland 4,053,000
2 DHL Supply Chain Germany 3,059,000
3 Sinotrans Ltd. China 2,801,300
4 DB Schenker USA Germany 1,952,600
5 Panalpina Inc. Switzerland 1,488,500
6 DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Copenhagen, Denmark 1,305,594
7 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,044,116
8 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 902,260
9 Bollore Logistics France 844,000
10 Kerry Logistics Network Hong Kong 785,600
11 Damco International The Netherlands 744,000
12 Geodis United States 690,000
13 Ceva Logistics The Netherlands 681,600
14 Yusen Logistics Japan 633,056
15 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 600,000
16 Logwin Logistics Germany 600,000
17 Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. Hong Kong 600,000
18 LF Logistics Hong Kong 550,000
19 Nippon Express Co. Japan 550,000
20 Toll Global Forwarding Australia 542,000
21 Agility Logistics Switzerland 513,500
22 China Resources Logistics (Group) Ltd. Hong Kong 500,000
23 Mallory Alexander International Logistics United States 500,000
24 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 485,000
25 Kintetsu World Express Japan 463,000
26 Dachser SE Germany 462,700
27 Hitachi Transport System Japan 430,000
28 CJ Logistics South Korea 415,019
29 Worldwide Logistics Group China 412,300
30 Sankyu Inc. Japan 402,531
31 Chinatrans International Logistics China 300,000
32 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 267,144
33 Zhejiang Jiulong International Logistics Co. China 250,000
34 BDP International United States 242,000
35 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 220,200
36 Hercules Logistics Pvt. Ltd. India 210,000
37 Cargo Services Far East Ltd. Hong Kong 200,000
38 CWT Ltd. Singapore 170,000
39 Topocean Group Inc. United States 156,000
40 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 151,271
41 MIQ Logistics United States 150,000
42 Long Sail International Logistics Co. China 150,000
43 De Well Group United States 150,000
44 NNR Global Logistics Japan 146,278
45 Integrated Logistics Berhad Malaysia 140,000
46 APL Logistics Singapore 136,000
47 XPO Logistics Inc. United States 131,500
48 Honour Lane Shipping Hong Kong 130,000
49 Jiangsu Uniwill Logistics Co. China 120,000
50 Everlink International Logistics China 110,000
51 TransGroup Global Logistics United States 105,000
52 Transplace 65,000
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On the Bubble

Port Logistics Group ($209 million), City of Industry, Calif., provides dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, freight payment and auditing, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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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

Delivery

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

UPS

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

USPS

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

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

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