Logistics Providers

Logistics Providers

In-depth coverage of air freight-forwarders, including earnings, rates, volume and more.

Commentary

When looking at the list of Top 50 Global Transportation and Logistics Providers, the major takeaway is that consolidated revenues for these multibillion-dollar companies showed flat growth in 2013. This suggests top-line growth for these companies slowed during the year and, while it did for many, adjusting revenue growth for foreign currency fluctuations tells a much different story.

News & Analysis

22 Dec 2014
Mitsui-Soko Holdings Co. will take a controlling stake in Sony Supply Chain Solutions Inc. for about 18 billion yen (US$151 million), marking the latest in a series of acquisitions by Japanese transportation and logistics companies targeting subsidiaries of struggling domestic electronics giants.
16 Dec 2014
With the acquisition of GENCO, everything old is new again for FedEx — or at least resellable.
16 Dec 2014
A compound annual growth rate of 24.7 percent is welcome in any business sector, but when that business is e-commerce in China, the numbers being generated quickly reach incredible levels.
15 Dec 2014
India’s Ministry of Railways said it will postpone previously announced container rail increases, providing a temporary respite for shippers struggling with port congestion and rising transportation costs.
11 Dec 2014
As large LTL carriers and international shippers begin to develop density-based pricing alternatives, the classification system still dominates LTL costing and, by extension, pricing.
11 Dec 2014
Growing domestic consumption in China has seen four companies expanding their Global Logistic Properties warehousing space by 700,000 square feet in six locations across the country.
11 Dec 2014
APL Logistics is moving closer to the checkout queue with three companies reportedly on the shortlist to buy the NOL Group logistics unit, one based in Korea and two U.S. firms.
10 Dec 2014
CEVA Logistics has become the latest global supply chain company to expand its warehouse presence in Singapore with the a new facility at Jalan Buroh near Jurong Port in the west of the city state.
09 Dec 2014
FedEx and UPS have boosted their on-time delivery performance to 91 to 95 percent, compared with 83 to 89 percent a year ago, bolstering hopes for a happier holiday season.
09 Dec 2014
Despite the resignation of CEO Eric W. Kirchner and a $34 million loss in its latest quarter, UTi Worldwide has passed a turning point, new CEO Edward G. Feitzinger said Dec. 9.