Top 50 Global Transportation and Logistics Companies

2012 Rank Parent Company Head Office Country Dominant Revenue Source Serviced Offered
2011 Revenue
(Millions of Dollars)
2012 Revenue
(Millions of Dollars)
2011-2012 Percent Change
1
Germany
3PL
Parcel, Warehousing/Distribution, Freight Forwarding, Intermodal, Trucking
$55,696
$54,985
-1.3%
2
USA
Parcel
Parcel, Trucking, Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$53,105
$54,127
1.9%
3
USA
Parcel
Parcel, Trucking, Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$41,323
$43,471
5.2%
4
Denmark
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Roll On/Roll Off, Terminal Services, Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution, Towing/Salvage
$37,906
$40,529
6.9%
5
Germany
3PL
Rail, Freight Forwarding, Truck Brokerage, Warehousing/Distribution
$27,535
$26,107
-5.2%
6
Japan
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Air Cargo, Freight Forwarding, Terminal Services, Intermodal, Roll-On, Roll-Off,F8 Warehousing/Distribution
$21,729
$22,221
2.3%
7
Switzerland
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$22,104
$22,132
0.1%
8
Switzerland
Ocean
Ocean Container
$20,807
$21,285
2.3%
9
USA
Rail
Rail, Intermodal, Warehousing/Distribution, Freight Forwarding
$19,557
$20,926
7.0%
10
USA
Rail
Rail, Intermodal, Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$19,548
$20,835
6.6%
11
Japan
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Freight Forwarding, Roll-On, Roll-Off, Warehousing/Distribution
$15,925
$16,474
3.4%
12
France
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Freight Forwarding, Intermodal, Warehousing/Distribution, Truck Brokerage, Parcel, Roll-On, Roll-Off
$14,677
$15,662
6.7%
13
Japan
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution,  Trucking
$15,335
$15,207
-0.8%
14
Yamato Holdings
Japan
Parcel
Parcel, Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$14,516
$14,754
1.6%
15
China
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Ocean Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution, Intermodal, Truck Brokerage, Terminal Services
$12,625
$13,494
6.9%
16
Japan
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Freight Forwarding,  Warehousing/Distribution, Terminal Services, Roll-On, Roll-Off
$11,996
$13,059
8.9%
17
SNCF Geodis1
France
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Parcel, Warehousing/Distribution, Rail, Trucking
$13,116
$12,229
-6.8%
18
USA
Rail
Rail, Intermodal, Warehousing/Distribution
$11,743
$11,756
0.1%
19
Bolloré
France
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution, Trucking
$11,211
$11,716
4.5%
20
USA
Rail
Rail, Intermodal, Warehousing/Distribution
$11,172
$11,040
-1.2%
21
Sagawa (SG Holdings)
Japan
Parcel
Parcel, Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$10,298
$10,368
0.7%
22
Canada
Rail
Rail, Trucking, Intermodal, Warehousing/Distribution, Ocean Freight Forwarding
$9,130
$9,954
9.0%
23
USA
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Truck Brokerage, Intermodal
$8,741
$9,685
10.8%
24
Singapore
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Warehousing/Distribution, Freight Forwarding, Intermodal, Truck Brokerage, Roll-On, Roll-Off
$9,211
$9,512
3.3%
25
Korea
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Freight Forwarding, Terminal Services
$8,613
$9,429
9.5%
26
Netherlands
Parcel
Parcel, Trucking
$10,081
$9,417
-6.6%
27
Netherlands
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$9,593
$9,284
-3.2%
28
Australia
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution, Parcel
$8,695
$9,129
5.0%
29
Germany
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Roll On/Roll Off
$8,491
$8,795
3.6%
30
Denmark
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Truck Brokerage, Warehousing/Distribution
$8,162
$7,754
-5.0%
31
China
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Ocean Container, Terminal Services, Warehousing/Distribution, Parcel
$6,778
$7,533
11.1%
32
DPD / GeoPost1
France
Parcel
Parcel Services
$7,236
$7,171
-0.9%
33
Korea
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Intermodal, Terminal Services
$6,711
$7,165
6.8%
34
Switzerland
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Intermodal, Warehousing/Distribution
$7,331
$7,056
-3.8%
35
Germany
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Ocean Freight Forwarding
$6,641
$7,030
5.9%
36
Japan
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$6,164
$6,616
7.3%
37
China
Ocean
Ocean Container, Freight Forwarding, Terminal Services, Warehousing/Distribution, Roll-On, Roll-Off
$5,987
$6,433
7.5%
38
USA
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$6,150
$5,981
-2.8%
39
Canada
Rail
Rail, Intermodal, Warehousing/Distribution
$5,235
$5,714
9.1%
40
Germany
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$5,983
$5,668
-5.3%
41
USA
Trucking
Trucking, Warehousing/Distribution, Truck Brokerage
$5,290
$5,580
5.5%
42
China
Ocean
Ocean Container, Terminal Services, Ocean Freight Forwarding, Roll-On, Roll-Off, Warehousing/Distribution
$4,376
$5,164
18.0%
43
USA
Trucking / Intermodal
Intermodal, Trucking, Truck Brokerage
$4,527
$5,055
11.7%
44
France
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Trucking, Warehousing/Distribution
$4,975
$4,987
0.2%
45
USA
Trucking
Trucking
$4,869
$4,851
-0.4%
46
Germany
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Intermodal, Warehousing/Distribution
$3,826
$4,712
23.2%
47
Agility
Kuwait
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution
$4,418
$4,631
4.8%
48
GEFCO4
France
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution, Trucking
$5,262
$4,627
-12.1%
49
USA
3PL
Freight Forwarding, Warehousing/Distribution, Intermodal, Truck Brokerage
$4,914
$4,608
-6.2%
50
Taiwan
Ocean
Ocean Container/Bulk, Freight Forwarding, Warehousing, Terminal Services
$4,053
$4,467
10.2%
Total Top 50 Transportation Service Providers
$653,367
$670,384
2.6%
Notes:        
1 Revenue decline because of foreign exchange rate fluctuations.
2 Acquired Phoenix International in November 2012.
3 Acquired Germany and France businesses of Wincanton in August 2011.
4 Revenue decline because of business decline of largest customer and foreign exchange rate fluctuations.
         
 
Note: List excludes firms providing mail transportation (Deutsche Post) and state-owned transportation service providers (Russian Railways).
         
Source: Company Reports, SJ Consulting Group estimates
Prepared by SJ Consulting Group Inc.