Some of the Top Parcel Shippers

Parcel ProcessingEver wonder who are the major parcel shippers?

Here’s a short list. Some organizations you will know, while others may be new to you.

Shipper Headquarters Note
U.S. Postal Service Washington, D.C. While serving only the USA, the United State Postal Service:

  • The second-largest civilian employer in the United States (Wal-Mart is the top employer)
  • Has the largest civilian vehicle fleet in the world
  • Posts revenues in the tens of billions
  • Employs close to 600,000 people
United Parcel Service Sandy Springs, Georgia, US UPS delivers more than 15 million packages a day to 6.1 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide using its impressive fleet of its trademark brown trucks and 200 plus aircraft.
FedEx Corporation Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee, US Founded in 1971, only Delta Air Lines owns a larger civil aircraft fleet in the world,making FedEx Corporation a top-three shipping company worldwide.
Schenker AG Berlin, Germany Over 91,000 employees with 2,400 offices around the globe places this Belin based company fifth worldwide and second in Germany.
TNT N.V. Hoofddorp, Netherlands TNT N.V. operates postal services in eight different European countries, including the UK, Germany, Italy and Belgium, and is one of Europe’s largest shipping companies. After selling off its logistics unit in 2006, TNT N.V. has been focusing its efforts on express delivery and mail services.
YRC Worldwide Overland Park, Kansas, USA YRC Worldwide employs about 50,000 people and is one of the largest transportation service providers in the country. YRC offers supply chain solutions for heavyweight shipments, where they ship industrial, commercial and retail goods.
Royal Mail London England On of the world’s oldest shipping companies (founded in 1516,) Royal Mail is to the United Kingdom what the USPS is to the United States: a state-owned postal service responsible for universal mail collection.
Parcelforce Worldwide Milton Keynes, UK The United Kingdom’s largest private shipping service delivers more than one millions parcels a day across 34 European countries and is a direct competitor of other worldwide delivery brands like DHL, FedEx, and UPS.
DHL Express Bonn, Germany DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, with a workforce exceeding 340,000 employees.
Japan Post Service
Tokyo, Japan Japan Post Holdings — previously part of a government-owned mail monopoly — was ranked No. 6 in the Fortune Global 500.


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