Top 40 Global 3PLs in 2012

2012 RankCompany Name2012 Revenue
(millions of dollars)
Base CountryComments
1DHL Logistics*$ 36,841Germany 
2Kuehne + Nagel$ 22,132Switzerland 
3DB Schenker Logistics*$ 19,537Germany 
4C.H. Robinson Worldwide$ 9,685U.S.Acquired Phoenix International in November 2012.
5CEVA Logistics*$ 9,245Netherlands 
6DSV$ 7,755Denmark 
7Panalpina$ 7,056Switzerland 
8Sinotrans$ 6,686ChinaTEU volume up 5.4 percent, air cargo tonnage up 8.2 percent in first half of 2012.
9SNCF Geodis*$ 6,114France 
10Expeditors International$ 5,981U.S. 
11UPS Supply Chain Solutions$ 5,977U.S. 
12Dachser & Co.*$ 5,668Germany 
13Toll Holdings$ 5,546Australia 
14Gefco*$ 4,633FranceRussian Railways acquired 75 percent stake in December 2012.
15Agility Logistics$ 4,628Kuwait 
16UTi Worldwide$ 4,608U.S. 
17J.B. Hunt$ 4,559U.S.Intermodal division grew 12.7 percent in 2012, while Capacity Solutions division grew 30 percent.
18NYK Logistics$ 4,531Japan 
19Bolloré*$ 4,009France 
20Rhenus & Co.*$ 3,687Germany 
21Hellman Worldwide Logistics*$ 3,331Germany 
22Damco$ 3,272DenmarkAcquired NTS International Transport Service in 2011 and Pacific Network Global Logistics in October 2012.
23Nippon Express$ 3,258Japan 
24Kintetsu World Express$ 3,153Japan 
25Hub Group$ 3,124U.S.Acquired Exel Transportation Services (rebranded Mode Transportation) in April 2011. Intermodal business grew 13.8 percent in 2012.
26Neovia Logistics$ 2,682U.S.Formerly Caterpillar Logistics. Acquired by Platinum Equity in August 2012.
27Sankyu$ 2,672Japan 
28Pantos$ 2,574South Korea 
29Norbert Dentressangle*$ 2,475France 
30Ryder$ 2,281U.S. 
31BDP International$ 2,044U.S. 
32Fiege*$ 1,892Germany 
33Schneider Logistics$ 1,870U.S. 
34Hitachi Transport System$ 1,832Japan 
35Wincanton$ 1,743U.K.Sold European mainland services in January 2012.
36Menlo Worldwide Logistics$ 1,726U.S. 
37Logwin AG*$ 1,702Luxembourg 
38Genco$ 1,560U.S. 
39APL Logistics$ 1,555SingaporeAcquired Carmichael International Service in November 2012 and APLL Zhiqin a month earlier.
40Pacer International$ 1,415U.S. 
2012 Total Top 40 Global 3PLs$ 225,041  
*2012 revenue adversely affected by 7.6 percent drop in euro against the U.S. dollar.
Company revenues are primarily from non-asset third party logistics
Source: Company Reports, SJC Estimates
Prepared by SJ Consulting Group, Inc.