Whether you are operating a large online retail company or a small eBay shop, prompt delivery will be an important issue for you. Here are the top ten delivery companies operating globally today.
10. Japan Post Service
The Japan Post Service is part of Japan Post Holdings, a state owned company that was ranked number 6 in the Fortune Global 500 in 2010 when it generated more than $200 billion. Whilst Japan Post was entirely state run in the past, it has plans to become fully private in the near future.
9. Royal Mail
Founded as long ago as 1516, Royal Mail is a state owned postal service which was in trouble during the 1990s and at the beginning of this century. It has bounced back during the last five years, however and made its first full year profit in 2009 for more than two decades. This is due to organisation and team work within the company. They use a selection of Cheap Shelving Units Ireland way sourced from businesses such as Rackzone to store all there post in an alphabetical order.
8. Parcelforce Worldwide
Parcelforce is the UK’s largest private shipping service, delivering over a million parcels everyday throughout Europe. Its direct competitors are DHL, UPS and Fedex. Its headquarters in Milton Keynes is one of the largest buildings in the UK, stretching over 43 acres. From bottles of vape juices that way less than a tennis ball all the way up to unique commercial furniture designed and built by businesses.
7. YRC Worldwide
YRC is one of the US’s largest transportation service providers. YRC ships heavyweight shipments, usually industrial, retail or commercial goods. Based in Kansas, Texas, the company nearly went bankrupt in 2009 but has since recovered and employs over 50,000 people.
6. TNT NV
Dutch company, TNTNV, is one of Europe’s biggest shipping company, operating in 8 European countries, including Germany, Belgium, Italy as well as the UK. It sold its logistics division in 2006 and now concentrates on express delivery and mail services.
5. Schenker AG
With over 91,000 employees and 2,400 offices, Schenker AG is the second largest delivery company in Europe. Based in Berlin in Germany, it used to be the biggest transporter of goods by land in Europe and the world’s second largest air transporter.
4. United States Postal Service
The USPS only delivers within the US but is still the fourth largest delivery company in the world, with a workforce of almost 600,000 people. Not surprisingly, it is the US’s second largest employer of civilians, (second only to Wal-Mart) and has the biggest fleet of non-military vehicles in the world.
3. FedEx Corporation
Owner of the second largest fleet of aircraft in the world today, Fedex in one of the top three delivery companies globally.
2. DHL Express
Based in Bonn in Germany, DHL is the second largest shipping company worldwide. Now employing more than 500,000 employees, DHL was first created in 1969 to carry goods from San Francisco to Honolulu.
1. United Parcel Service, Inc
UPS delivers in excess of fifteen million packages and parcels every day to more than six million customers in over 220 countries around the world. Its large fleet of iconic brown trucks are a regular sight in almost every town and city. No wonder UPS is the number one delivery company in the world today.
You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting the best delivery company!