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  • Agility

    Founded 1979 | Global | Asset & Non-Asset Based

    Agility is a 3PL well named. Having a presence in more than 100 countries certainly provides the tools needed to be flexible enough to adapt quickly to the ever-changing complexities of the global supply chain. From its start as
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  • C.H. Robinson

    Founded 1905 | Global | Non-Asset Based

    On the last page of the C.H. Robinson website, beyond the one about the company’s origins in 1905 South Dakota, and the ones about its 11,500 employees recasting the logistical nightmares of 46,000 customers in offices throughout the worl
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  • D.B. Schenker

    Founded 1947 | Global | Non-Asset Based

    What’s the “D.B.” stand for? Deutsche Bahn, the German railway—and that’s why the company with the Long Island address stands among the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics services, its 95,700 employees offering fr
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  • DHL Supply Chain And Global Forwarding

    The Earth’s largest freight forwarding supply chain provider paused during last month’s celebration of its 2014 revenues—at $32 billion, more than a billion above 2013—to point out that better health, relief from pain and cure of disease for millions of people depend upon the cr
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  • DSV Global Transport

    It’s got worldwide reach, end-to-end expertise and hankers to expand—yet this full-service 3PL somehow feels a little fuller than most. The difference is its emphasis on a service the Danish company calls tailored project transport, which essentially matches the need to move some he
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  • FedEx Trade Networks

    Founded 2000 | Global | Non-Asset Based

    A century of experience and 7 million annual transactions position customs brokers of FedEx Trade Networks to facilitate efficient customs clearance for clients and their shipments. Close work with border agencies and certification with the
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  • Kuehne + Nagel

    Founded 1890 | Global | Non-Asset Based

    The Swiss company founded by August Kuehne and Friedrich Nagel turns 125 this year, and its successors celebrated by bringing a couple of shipping containers to the city where it all began in 1890—which turns out to be the German city of
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  • Panalpina

    The name means “across the Alps,” and the Swiss company’s haulage service through those mountains was a point of pride when it was founded in 1895. Panalpina remains a freight forwarder—2014 net forwarding revenue: 6,707 million francs—but has meanwhile assembled the requisite
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  • SDV International Logistics

    Although this subsidiary of the industrial transport and logistics group, Bolloré, has recently broadened its traditional emphasis on international air and ocean freight to take on supply-chain management, it was no reach. When you have a presence in 102 countries on five continents, n
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  • UTi Worldwide

    Founded 1926 | Global | Non-Asset Based

    Its business processes are overhauled, a high-tech global freight forwarding system is installed, and UTi Worldwide still has a global footprint. But as the Long Beach, California-based company promotes its efficient, integrated and individ
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Written by Haylle Sok