Top 10: Supply chain companies in Asia

FedEx, UPS, DHL , Kuehne + Nagel, DB Schenker and Yusen Logistics among the top supply chain companies in Asia

FedEx Supply Chain 

Headquarters: Hong Kong

CEO: Hui Edward 

Revenue:$700bn (global)

FedEx is a US multinational courier delivery services company with its global headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. It offers a complete suite of online services for shipment preparation, package tracking, shipment rates and tools for international shippers and small businesses. The name FedEx is actually an abbreviation of the name of the company's original air division, Federal Express. 

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UPS Supply Chain Solutions 

Headquarters: Hong Kong

CEO: Sebastian Chan

Revenue: US$97bn

United Parcel Service (UPS) is an American multinational package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions. Services also include a cargo airline, a freight-based trucking operation and retail-based packing and shipping centres. UPS employs approximately 444,000 staff globally, and has 240,000 drivers delivering to 220 countries. 

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Company: DHL Supply Chain

Headquarters: Hong Kong

CEO: John Pearson

Revenue:US$86bn euros (global)

DHL is one of the most recognisable logistics brands across the globe, specialising in international shipping, courier services, road and rail transportation, air and ocean freight, international parcel and express mail services and contract logistics. Founded in the US in 1969, the company had gone global by the late 70s.

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Kuehne + Nagel 

Headquarters: Singapore

CEO: Siew Loong Wong

Revenue:$39bn (global)

Kuehne + Nagel is a provider of supply chain solutions such as sea and air freight, rail, road contract logistics, and integrated logistics. It also offers logistics planning, control, and execution, supply chain consulting and after-sales logistics solutions. Kuehne + Nagel serves aerospace, automotive, high-tech, retail, fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceutical and healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas industries. The company has operations in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. Kuehne + Nagel is headquartered in Schindellegi, Schwyz, Switzerland.

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DB Schenker 

Headquarters: Singapore

CEO: Charlie Kok

Revenue:$30bn (global)

Schenker is a German logistics company, and a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, the German railway company. It is responsible for land, sea, and air transport and contract logistics. Globally it has around 24,500 employees in 750 locations, and warehouses across 50 countries. It has a strong Asian presence. 

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Nippon Yusen

Headquarters: Japan

CEO: Tadaaki Naito

Revenue: $18.6bn

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen is owned by the Mitsubishi Corporation. It was founded in 1870 as Tsukumo Shokai Shipping, and transported passengers between the port cities of Yokohama and Shanghai. Alongside its main shipping operations, the company provides end-to-end logistics solutions. Now based in Tokyo, it owns and operates 800 shipping vessels, making it one of the world's largest shipping firms. 

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Nippon Express 

Headquarters: Japan

CEO: Mitsuru Saito

Revenue: $14.7bn

Nippon Express offers global logistics services, motor freight transport and forwarding, marine transport and freight forwarding, airfreight forwarding and other air cargo transport and forwarding services, household goods moving services, as well as railway freight services..

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HMM 

Headquarters: South Korea

CEO: Kim, Kyung Bae 

Revenue:$4.4bn

Once known as Hyundai Merchant Marine, HMM is a South Korean container transportation and shipping company. It is South Korea's top national container carrier, taking this title from Hanjin Shipping, which was recently declared bankrupt. Its office network is composed of four international headquarters, 27 subsidiaries, 76 branches, five overseas offices and 10 liaison offices.

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Yusen Logistics 

Headquarters: Japan

CEO: Kenji Mizushima

Revenue: $4.2bn

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen is owned by the Mitsubishi Corporation. It was founded in 1870 as Tsukumo Shokai Shipping, and transported passengers between the port cities of Yokohama and Shanghai. Alongside its main shipping operations, the company provides end-to-end logistics solutions. Now based in Tokyo, it owns and operates 800 shipping vessels, making it one of the world's largest shipping firms.

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CWT-SML

Headquarters: Singapore

CEO: Michael Wang

Revenue:$54mn

CWT provides logistics solutions to various industries in Asia and the Middle East regions. The demand for 3PL solutions prompted it to expand into the ME region from its traditional base in Singapore. It provides a hub to customers, supporting all of their logistical requirements.

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