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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide


This Magic Quadrant evaluates the capabilities and services of several global 3PL service providers. Supply chain leaders responsible for logistics can use the insights in this research to inform and support the selection and appointment of global 3PL partners.

Published: 10 June 2020

ID: G00362813

Analyst(s): David Gonzalez Courtney Rogerson Sean Hurley Susan Boylan Farrah Salim

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Target Audience and Corresponding Participants

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Agility
    • Bolloré Logistics
    • CEVA Logistics
    • DB Schenker
    • DHL
    • DSV Panalpina
    • Expeditors
    • GEODIS
    • Kerry Logistics Network
    • Kintetsu World Express
    • Kuehne + Nagel
    • Maersk
    • Rhenus Group
    • 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


  • Logistics Outsourcing in a World Interrupted
  • Framework for Transactional, Preferred and Strategic 3PL and Customer Relationships

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
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