Logistics is the act of managing the 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. The article provides a list of top Logistics Service Providers along with some additional information about them.
Top Logistics Service Providers
Apart from the regular services, we also have added the integration of packaging, warehousing, material handling, and transportation.
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 logistics 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.
Services include Packaging, Shipping, Moving Supplies, Corporate Retail Solutions, and Office Supplies
Japan Railways Group
Also known as the JR group, it covers the total route of 12,500 miles across the country. Rails are extremely fast in Japan, and so is the transportation through the JR group.
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions
It is one of those companies which uses drones, wearables, autonomous vehicles, and sensors in smart warehouses around the country. The company reports record 2018 revenue of $8.4 billion, up 15%; strong contractual revenue growth drives 2019 earnings forecast.
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 20000 parcels per hour.
When it comes to moving grocery, and food service, nothing beats McLane Company. It is one of the leading supply chain service providers with the largest private fleets in America.
Blue Dart is South Asia’s leading premium logistics- services provider. It covers more than 13,880 locations, servicing more than 200 countries. This makes it 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.
Based in the US, it is the second biggest. The company operates over 8000+ locomotives which move stuff across the US operating over 32000+ miles.
TNT (CEVA Logistics)
Last but not 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, logistics services and provides solutions in freight contract logistics, freight management, transportation management, etc. You can track your shipment via CevaTrack.
Employing more than 50,000 people worldwide, it also runs a global network with facilities in over 170 countries.
It is a Canadian transportation company which offers to ship and moving big objects through rail, trucking, freight forwarding and so on. They have their own warehouse and distribution center.
Americold excels in temperature-controlled storage and distribution of perishable food items. Its important for many Hotels and Restaurants to get everything fresh, and in pristine condition. This is where you need these guys.
Which Top Logistics service providers are there in your country? Have you ever used services by one of them? Let us know in the comments.