A&A’s Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List

Ranked by 2016 Logistics Gross Revenue/Turnover

and Freight Forwarding Volumes*

 

Provider

Gross Revenue

(US$ M)

Ocean

TEUs

Air

Metric Tons

 DHL2

DHL Supply Chain & Global
Forwarding

26,105

3,059,000

2,081,000

 Kuehne+Nagel

Kuehne + Nagel


20,294
4,053,000 1,304,000

DB Schenker
DB Schenker


16,746

2,006,000

1,179,000

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DSV


10,073

1,305,594

574,644

Sinotrans


7,046

2,950,800

532,400

Panalpina


Panalpina

5,276

1,488,500

921,400

Nippon Express

16,976

550,000

705,478

Expeditors


6,098

1,044,116

875,914

UPS

UPS Supply Chain Solutions

6,793

600,000

935,300

CEVA Logistics

6,646

681,600

421,800

GEODIS

GEODIS

6,830

690,000

330,000

Bollore


Bolloré Logistics

4,670

856,000

569,000

Hellmann3

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

3,443

902,260

576,225

 


Kintetsu World Express

4,373

556,640

495,947

Yusen Logistics

Yusen Logistics

4,169

633,056

332,389

Kerry

Kerry Logistics

3,097

1,055,600

282,200

DACHSER


DACHSE
R

6,320

481,400**

272,100

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C.H. Robinson

13,144

485,000

115,000

Agility

3,576

513,500

372,700

Hitachi Transport System

6,273

430,000

230,000

Toll

Toll Group

5,822

542,000

114,000

Damco web

Damco

2,500

659,000

190,000

XPO Logistics

8,638

131,500

72,300

Logwin

Logwin

1,095

600,000

140,000

NNR

NNR Global Logistics

1,676

146,278

286,897

*Revenues and volumes are company reported or Armstrong & Associates, Inc. estimates. Revenues have been converted to US$ using the average annual exchange rate in order to make non-currency related growth comparisons. Freight forwarders are ranked using a combined overall average based on their individual rankings for gross revenue, ocean TEUs and air metric tons.
**Includes LCL shipments.

(updated June 16, 2017)

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