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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Providers, Worldwide


This Magic Quadrant evaluates third-party logistics providers' ability to be a global preferred provider. Logistics executives can use this research to better understand these 3PLs and their capabilities when evaluating and selecting the right set of providers to meet their global logistics needs.

Published: 02 May 2016

ID: G00264438

Analyst(s): Greg Aimi , James Lisica , David Gonzalez , Courtney Rogerson

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Agility
    • APL Logistics
    • BollorĂ© Logistics (formerly SDV)
    • Ceva Logistics
    • Damco
    • DB Schenker
    • DHL
    • DSV
    • Expeditors
    • Geodis
    • Kuehne + Nagel
    • Panalpina
    • Pantos Logistics
    • UPS Supply Chain Solutions
    • XPO Logistics
    • Yusen Logistics
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Honorable Mentions

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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