Logistics Performance Index - country ranking 2018

In 2018, Germany was ranked the leading logistics market based on the Logistics Performance Index, with an index score of 4.19. The Logistics Performance Index measures on-the-ground trade logistics performance.

The logistics market in Germany

According to the logistics performance index, Germany had the highest performance in terms of infrastructure, customs and logistics competence. In 2018, Frankfurt/Main was the leading German cargo airport based on the volume of cargo, with approximately 2.2 million tons of cargo transported. In that same year, DHL was the leading Germany-based logistic company.

DHL – additional information

As the largest couriers and local delivery service provider, Deutsche Post DHL held 39 percent of the global market share in 2018 and generated revenue of over 61.5 billion euros. In that same year, DHL invested more than five billion euros globally and possessed total assets worth 50.5 billion euros.

Leading logistics markets in 2018, based on the Logistics Performance Index

Index score
United Kingdom4.01
Hong Kong SAR, China3.96
United States3.92
United Arab Emirates3.89
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Release date

July 2018



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