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 Logistics 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 Logistics 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. 

30 Jul 2015
LONDON – NOL Group swung to a net profit of $890 million in the second quarter from a $54 million loss a year ago, almost entirely due to the gain from the sale of APL Logistics to Japan’s Kintetsu World Express.