Logistics, transport, supply chain, liberal economies, Panalpina, Switzerland, Sinotrans, China, XPO Logistics, United States, FedEx, DHL, Germany, Kühne + Nagel, NIPPON EXPRESS, Japan, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, internationalisation of trade, freight, transportation and logistics companies, multinational companies, air freight services, road services, rail services, shipping, international services, airlines companies, shipping companies, air freight, sea freight, 3PL, warehousing, international freight transport
In all liberal economies based on the free movement of goods, people and capital, the transport and logistics sector is essential. The logistics sector is also one of the most dynamic in France, representing 10% of French GDP and generating nearly 2 million jobs.
For several years, the internationalisation of trade and the opening of borders, brought about by globalisation, have created competition between companies from different continents. Logistics is thus a vital element for the functioning of our trade and business society.
[...] * Legal form: SA by simplified share with a single shareholder * Stock: New York Stock Exchange * List of major shareholders: Jacobs Private Equity 13,2% Orbis Investment Management 9,68% The Vanguard Group 7,61% * Revenue: $16.3 billion (2020) * Employees: 100,000 Strategy: Make significant acquisitions that allow it to expand its global reach or add new product and service offerings. Example: Acquisition of Con-way, one of the largest trucking providers in the United States. Three key pieces of information: * Ranked as the company in the logistics industry by "Transportation Topic" magazine in 2018. * Revenue increased 18.4% year-over-year in 2016 to $4.19 billion. * Future investments in robotics and automation, customer service, and the field of data science. III. FedEx An American company and airline specialising in international freight transport; was founded in 1971. [...]
[...] Kühne + Nagel One of the world leaders in the field of logistics, shipping and supply chain management; was created in 1890. General information: Activity: Offers various services such as air and sea freight, as well as contract logistics and land transport. Headquarters: Schindellegi, Switzerland Director: Klaus-Michael Kühne * Legal form: Limited company * Action: SIX: KNIN * List of major shareholders: Klaus-Michael Kuehne 53,4% Kühne-Stiftung 4,70% Harris Associates 2,97% * Turnover: CHF 20,774 million (2020) * Employees: 81,900 Strategy: The company has an external growth strategy, first on a European scale, then increasingly internationally. [...]
[...] Ensure the execution of transportation, warehousing, distribution and returns. Three key facts about the FedEx Supply chain: * Recognised as one of the best 3PL providers according to Multi-Channel. * Handles more than 508,000 direct-to-consumer shipments every day and processes 358 million returns every year. * Development of FedEx Returns Technology to simplify the returns management process for high-volume merchants and manage other supply chain issues. IV. DHL Parcel and mail transport company created in the United States in 1969. [...]
[...] For several years, the internationalisation of trade and the opening of borders, brought about by globalisation, have created competition between companies from different continents. Logistics is thus a vital element for the functioning of our trade and business society. Over the past ten years, almost twelve billion euros have been invested in more than 500 innovative companies - which is why the logistics sector is entering a new transformation. In this report, we will highlight the largest groups in the transport/logistics sector: I. Panalpina II. Sinotrans III. XPO Logistics IV. FedEx V. DHL VI. [...]
[...] * Ranked worldwide in contract logistics: leader in innovation. * Ranked # 4 in the world in air freight: international network in warehousing, storage and distribution, and leader in supplier logistics. VI. NIPPON EXPRESS Logistics consultant founded in Tokyo in 1937. General information: Activity: Service logistics consultant by land, air and sea, with a specialisation in international transport. Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan Slogan: "We find the way" Director: Kenji Watanabe * Legal form: Kabushiki Gaisha * Stock: Tokyo Stock Exchange * List of major shareholders: Asahi Mutual Life Insurance Co Satoshi Horikiri 3,74% Tatsuya Suzuki 3,45% * Turnover: 87 million euros (2020) * Employees: 35,174 Strategy: Achieve greater growth and productivity by adapting their business to regional characteristics and integrating new markets. [...]
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