A&A’s Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List

Ranked by 2018 Logistics Gross Revenue/Turnover

and Freight Forwarding Volumes*

RankProviderGross Revenue (US$ Millions)*Ocean (TEUs)Air (Metric Tons)
1DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding28,1203,225,0002,150,000
1Kuehne + Nagel25,3204,690,0001,743,000
2DB Schenker19,9682,203,0001,304,000
7Nippon Express18,781686,206899,116
8UPS Supply Chain Solutions9,814600,000935,300
8Bolloré Logistics5,415873,000690,000
9C.H. Robinson16,6311,000,000225,000
10CEVA Logistics7,356786,600476,600
11Kerry Logistics4,8751,196,607409,127
13Hellmann Worldwide Logistics3,646901,698578,007
14Kintetsu World Express5,310700,043600,849
15Yusen Logistics/NYK Logistics4,715815,000380,000
17Hitachi Transport System6,283532,000300,000
18Damco/Maersk Logistics6,082639,132175,502
19Toll Group5,980503,400106,600
20XPO Logistics10,850131,50072,600

*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 October 9, 2019)

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