A&A’s Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List

Ranked by 2017 Logistics Gross Revenue/Turnover

and Freight Forwarding Volumes*

 

Provider

Gross Revenue

(US$ M)

Ocean

TEUs

Air

Metric Tons

 DHL2

DHL Supply Chain & Global
Forwarding

27,598

3,259,000

2,248,000

Kuehne+Nagel

Kuehne + Nagel


22,574
4,355,000 1,570,000



DB Schenker


18,560

2,169,000

1,300,000



Sinotrans


9,530

3,360,300

533,300

DSV


11,374

1,389,611

635,655


Expeditors

6,921

1,070,424

985,549


Panalpina

5,621

1,520,500

995,900

Nippon Express


16,720

600,000

835,755

UPS

UPS Supply Chain Solutions

7,981

600,000

935,300


Bolloré
 Logistics

5,012

864,000

640,700

CEVA Logistics

6,994

729,000

480,000



Hellmann Worldwide 
Logistics

3,305

897,379

654,104

GEODIS

6,255

690,000

330,000


Kintetsu World Express

4,752

663,915

580,228

C.H. Robinson

14,869

698,000

175,000

DACHSER

6,911

522,300**

335,500




Kerry Logistics

3,951

1,053,485

313,800

Yusen Logistics

3,914

774,822

368,198

Agility

3,500

740,000

415,000


Hitachi Transport System

5,935

500,000

280,000


Damco

2,700

664,448

206,208


Toll Group

4,660

434,000

91,000

XPO Logistics

9,506

131,500

72,600

CJ Logistics

4,454

310,850

57,014

NNR


NNR Global Logistics

1,735

144,483

321,704

*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 August 15, 2018)

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