APL Logistics

APL Logistics

APL Logistics, a subsidiary of NOL Group, is based in Singapore. The company has 110 locations in 60 countries. In 2013, APL Logistics posted logistics-related revenue estimated at $1.6 billion. This places the company at No. 37 on JOC’s ranking of the Top 40 Global 3PLs.

APL offers contract logistics services like warehousing, distribution, and inbound logistics. It also offers a full range of air, land, and sea transport solutions in addition to customs brokerage. APL serves the chemical, heavy industry, automotive, tech, healthcare, and retail industries.

APL operates on an asset heavy strategy. It has also carried out a series of acquisitions and joint ventures in recent years to shore up its position in the marketplace. Some of these firms include Carmichael International and APLL-Zhiqin Group, a Chinese transportation and distribution firm. 

17 Oct 2014
CJ Korea Express is mulling the acquisition of NOL Group's APL Logistics, the Korean courier giant said in an exchange filing, removing any lingering doubts that the logistics division of the Singapore-based shipping company is up for sale.
16 Oct 2014
Staying on top of the evolving regulatory and customs environment was a key areas forwarders and NVOCCs needed to focus on as they expand their business across Asia, delegates at a TPM Asia panel heard today.
Weekly wrap-up for Aug. 23, 2014
23 Aug 2014
In the latest instance of drayage-related disruption, violence flared at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port as thousands of striking truck drivers clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields of trucks crossing a picket line. The past week’s protests brought the world’s sixth-largest container port to a standstill, with carriers reportedly diverting ships.
APL Logistics container loading in New York
20 Aug 2014
Neptune Orient Lines said Wednesday media reports that it plans to sell its logistics business, APL Logistics, for up to $900 million are "preliminary and exploratory in nature.”
23 Dec 2013
NOL Group has appointed Beat Simon as president of subsidiary APL Logistics, effective March 1, 2014.
30 Oct 2013
NOL Group’s extensive cost-cutting paid off in the third quarter as the Singapore-based shipping line posted a net profit of $20 million even as its revenue declined.