Logistics is the act of managing flow of goods (food, IT materials, defense equipment etc.) from the point of origin to the point of use in order to meet the requirements of customers or corporations.
Apart from managing the flow of goods, logistics involve integration of packaging, warehousing, material handling and transportation. The article provides a list of top 5 Logistic Service Providers along with some additional information about them.
United Parcel Service (UPS)
UPS is a major packaging and Freight delivery industry that specializes in Courier Express Services and Logistics Services. Headquartered in Georgia (United States), UPS logistic services have been honored with ‘FL100 technology service provider award’ for seven consecutive years.
UPS Logistics delivers more than 15 million packages per day in over 200 countries and territories around the world. The company, well known by the name ‘The Big Brown Machine’ had also featured in Fortune 500 companies listing in the year 2008.
FedEx (Federal Express) originally known as FDX corporation is one of the leading logistic service provider in the world and 21st largest campaign contributor in the United States.
The company deals with the packaging and shipping of consumer’s personal products, products for companies, etc. FedEx has strong ties with White House and members of the congress that gives it access to international trade along with tax discounts.
- Moving Supplies
- Corporate Retail Solutions
- Office Supplies
Absorbed by Deutsche Post, DHL Express is the world’s largest logistics specialist. Currently, it transports more than 2.5 million parcels each day which makes it approximately 20000parcels per hour. To track your shipment by number visit here.
Blue Dart is South Asia’s leading premium logistics- services provider. It covers more than 13,880 locations, servicing more than 2oo countries and therefore has the most extensive domestic and international network.
Blue Dart has set up many domestic and international super hubs with computerized links to all major centers. The company is now a part of DHL Group.
TNT (CEVA Logistics)
Last but not the least, TNT (now a part of CEVA Logistics) is listed as the fifth largest logistics service provider in our list. The company offers worldwide transport and logistics services and provides solutions in freight contract logistics, freight management, transportation management, etc. You can track you shipment via CevaTrack.
Employing more than 50,000 people worldwide, it also runs a global network with facilities in over 170 countries.