World's Largest Courier Companies
The are a number of large courier companies that offer services worldwide, typically via a hub and spoke model. The largest of these companies are:
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Amman, Jordan, Aramex is a global transportation and logistics services company providing a variety of logistics, express, freight forwarding and domestic distribution services.
Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Bonn, Germany, DHL Express is a division of Deutsche Post World Net that provides international express mail services.
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, FedEx is an American logistics services company. Its name is an abbreviation of the name of the company's original air division, Federal Express, which was used until 2000.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, TNT N.V. is an international express and mail delivery services company which also operates the Dutch national postal service under the name TNT Post.
United Parcel Service (UPS)
Founded in 1907 and headquartered in Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA, UPS is the world's largest package delivery company, delivering over 15 million packages a day to 6.1 million customers in over 200 countries and territories around the world.