Logistics Providers

Logistics Providers

In-depth coverage of air freight-forwarders, including earnings, rates, volume and more.

Commentary

When looking at the list of Top 50 Global Transportation and Logistics Providers, the major takeaway is that consolidated revenues for these multibillion-dollar companies showed flat growth in 2013. This suggests top-line growth for these companies slowed during the year and, while it did for many, adjusting revenue growth for foreign currency fluctuations tells a much different story.

News & Analysis

30 Jan 2015
Strong gains across multiple segments, particularly intermodal, fueled a 70 percent year-over-year increase in Gateway Distriparks Ltd.’s consolidated net earnings in its third fiscal quarter, which ended Dec. 31.
29 Jan 2015
Surpassing 30 million total miles, the natural gas trucks operated by Ryder System and its customers demonstrate the efficacy of natural gas as a vehicle fuel.
28 Jan 2015
The world's largest ocean freight forwarder Kühne + Nagel has vowed to expand its leadership position as it launched a series of global events to commemorate its 125th anniversary in Bremen on Wednesday.
28 Jan 2015
Jan de Rijk Logistics will provider "road feeder service" for IAG Cargo in Spain, handling the air freight company's Iberian traffic.
28 Jan 2015
A scarce supply of industrial land will continue to push up warehouse rentals in Hong Kong, keeping landlords in the pound seats while ramping up operating costs for third party logistics providers.
27 Jan 2015
After rising past $2 billion in revenue, non-asset Total Quality Logistics is expanding its physical network in North Carolina, opening an office in Durham.
27 Jan 2015
Gati Ltd., India’s leading express distribution and supply chain solutions provider, on Tuesday said the growth of e-commerce helped increase net earnings by 60 percent in its third fiscal quarter, which ended on Dec. 31.
26 Jan 2015
Congestion and delays at U.S. West Coast ports meant UPS had to scramble to get containerized goods into its inland delivery network and to customers. Higher purchased transportation costs were a factor in lower fourth-quarter earnings.
25 Jan 2015
With the global middle class set to grow by nearly 3 billion people by 2030, congestion threatens to choke trade and economic growth, economist Walter Kemmsies told the SMC3 2015 JumpStart conference last week.
24 Jan 2015
A dramatic drop in U.S. oil and fuel prices is proving a temporary salve for shippers pinched by rising transportation costs. The relief is only be temporary, analysts warn.