It is crucial that third-party logistics companies outsource to be reliable and reliable sources of supply in a world where manufacturers are putting out more goods than ever before.
Based on the SJ Consulting’s. Pharma Logistics IQ lists the top 25 leaders in logistics.
Revenue $42.7 billion
Amazon, which now has 566,000 employees, is the country’s second-largest private employer. Amazon began as an online bookstore. It has since grown to be a major player in many other industries. Prime Air is in development to deliver orders in less than 30 minutes. This could further revolutionize logistics.
Revenue $33.4 billion
DHL has moved from being the first-ranked third-party healthcare logistics companies in the world to the second. They have been in business for 50 years and now operate in 220 countries, with 380,000 employees worldwide. DHL reported strong Q1 profits in 2019, likely due to their supply chain partnership and S.F. Initiated in 2018: Holding in China
Kuehne + Nagel
Revenue $25.4 billion
Kuehne + Nagel is one of the oldest companies on the list. It was founded in 1890, Germany. With 82,000 employees and operations in over 100 countries, they generated a staggering $25.4 billion in 2018 revenue. They are the world’s largest sea freight forwarder in FCL and LCL.
DB Schenker Logistics
Revenue $19.5 billion
DB Schenker Logistics has over 2,000 employees worldwide. Thanks to the acquisitions of BAX, Spain-Tar and Rostrums in 2008, the company has seen a significant increase in its sales in recent years. They are a leader in European land logistics and have recently launched the T-Pod autonomous electric truck that can be used on public roads.
Revenue $18.2 Billion
Nippon was established in Japan in 1932. The company has 36,000 employees in 33 countries. After launching a test train for a long-distance cargo train service between China’s inland region and Europe, the company was in the news at the end of 2018 They want to encourage further investment in rail transport.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide
Revenue $15.5 billion
C.H. provides a service to over 37,000 customers. Robinson, a pioneer in the industry, was founded in 1905. It boasted a $15.5 billion in 2018 revenue and is known for being one of the most sustainable logistics companies.
Revenue $12.5 billion
DSV was established 40 years ago and has 47,000 employees in 75 countries. DSV operates over 20,000 trucks per day to transport goods and more than 650,000 tons of air freight each year.
Revenue $11.8 billion
XPO was founded in 1989 under the name Express-1 Expedited Solutions. In 2011, Bradley Solutions purchased it. This was a significant moment in its history as it changed its name from Express-1 Expedited Solutions to XPO and started purchasing other logistics solutions. It is now a major player in the industry and brought in $11.8 billion in 2018.
UPS Supply Chain Solutions
Revenue $9.8 Billion
UPS is one of the most well-known companies in the supply chain. In 2018, it had revenues of $9.8 Billion. It was established in 1907 and now ranks among the top ten most profitable companies in the supply chain. The firm has been developing new delivery methods, including drone delivery to deliver vaccines in the US, over the past year.
Revenue $8.2 Billion
This North American company is proud to serve a variety of Fortune 500 companies. It was founded in Arkansas in 1960 and has since been ranked among the top 10 firms in the United States. This is after 20.3% growth.
Revenue $8.1 Billion
Expeditors’ slogan, “You’d Be Surprised How Far We’ll Go for You”, helped to bring in $8.1 billion in revenue during 2018. It has 250 offices on six continents and was established on Lantau Island, July 1981.
Revenue $7.6 Billion
Dascher was founded in 1930 as a family business. In 2018, Dascher earned $7.6 billion thanks to its 83.7 million shipments from 400 locations around the world.
Revenue $7.4 Billion
TNT Logistics and EGL merged in 2007. It was certain that they would create a company large enough to be competitive in the sector. CEVA Logistics made $7.4 billion in 2018 despite its short history.
Revenue $6.8 Billion
Sinotrans is the highest-ranked Chinese company on this list, with $6.8 billion in revenue during 2018. It was established in 1950 and is the largest integrated logistics provider in China.
Revenue $6.2 Billion
Panalpina, despite being smaller than its competitors in this market, is still a formidable competitor. Panalpina operates in 80 countries via rail and air transport. The company employs more than 15,000 people and had a revenue of $6.2 Billion in 2018.
Revenue $5.9 Billion
In recent years, SNCF Geodis, a French company, has been helped by the acquisition of a few smaller companies such as One Source Logistics (June 2011), and Pharmalog and GLS France later that year. Its growth is largely due to its 2018 revenue of $6.2 billion.
Revenue $5.7 Billion
PSA Peugeot Citroen owns Gefco. The company operates 400 international routes and ships more than 28,000,000 tons of freight annually. Their revenue for 2018 was $5.7 billion, an impressive 12.8% increase.
Kintetsu World Express
Revenue $5.4 Billion
Kintetsu, Japan’s largest supply-chain company, has a revenue of $5.4 billion in the last year. It employs approximately 9,671 people and provides international air and ocean freight for goods.
Revenue $4.8 Billion
Nippon Yusen Kaisha, (NYK), is one of the oldest and largest shipping transport companies in the world. It employs 37,000 people around the globe. They are well-known for their extensive shipping fleet and currently have nearly 800 ocean vessels.
Revenue $4.5 Billion
Agility has devoted a lot of its efforts to emerging markets. The company is well-respected in many regions today, including the Middle East, where it is the largest logistics company.
Revenue $4.2 Billion
Hub Group was founded in Illinois nearly 50 years ago. It is a well-respected transportation management company with $4.2 billion in 2018 revenue. This mid-sized company is focused on visibility from end to end and second insights to improve supply chain precision.
Rhenus & Co
Rhenus was founded in 1912 and now has over 600 locations worldwide, mostly in Europe, Asia, and South America. It employs 31,000 people. Rhenus Group established the Rhenus Pharmaceutical Service in 2015 to combine the pharmaceutical logistics activities from Rhenus sites throughout Germany.
Revenue $4.1 Billion
Bollore Group was founded in 1822 and has 81,000 employees in 127 countries. Bollore focuses on custom-fitting solutions. Bollore also has one of the most extensive integrated logistics networks in Africa.
Samsung SDS Logistics
Country South Korea
Revenue $4 billion
Samsung SDS was established in 1985 as part of Samsung Group. It is based out of Seoul and serves many industries, including smart manufacturing and global logistics.
Revenue $3.9 billion
Hellman Worldwide Logistics began as a one-man operation in 1871. It now has 20500 employees and is present in 173 countries.