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. 

11 Nov 2016
Net profit at Kintetsu World Express crashed even as group revenue surged.
29 Sep 2016
APL Logistics and its parent company have retracted statements made by their employees that said “K” Line could go bankrupt, after the Japanese container line threatened legal action.
22 Sep 2016
“K” Line accuses APL Logistics of telling the latter’s customers that the Japanese container line could go bankrupt.
Kintetsu World Express acquired APL Logistics to increase its competitiveness with U.S. and European rivals, and APL Logistics offset revenue declines at other KWE units.
09 Aug 2016
Last year’s acquisition of APL Logistics continued to dent profit at Kintetsu World Express Inc.
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.
APL Logistics in Jakarta
07 May 2015
APL Logistics is not standing still while its acquisition by Kintetsu World Express (KWE) is finalized and today announced plans to expand its presence in Indonesia, the second major investment since being sold.