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