Market value of the leading logistics companies in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019

Signature Aviation PLC, until November 25, 2019 known as BBA Aviation, has the greatest market value of industrial transportation companies in the United Kingdom. In November 2019, it was valued at 3.22 billion British pounds. Its nearest competitor was Royal Mail PLC, which had a market cap of 1.98 billion British pounds.
Signature Aviation is the global market leader in aviation support and aftermarket services and operates largely in North America. In its 2018 fiscal year, the London based company generated roughly 2.35 billion U.S. dollars in revenues.

Royal Mail ahead in revenue generation

In terms of revenue generation, Signature Aviation came in second behind Royal Mail. The postal delivery provider outperformed fellow industrial transportation companies by far, with an estimated 10.58 billion British pounds in revenues as of November 2019.

Europe’s logistics market

None of the leading UK based companies are included in a ranking of largest European logistic companies. Germany’s Deutsche Post AG leads the European market, with a market value of 46.22 billion U.S. dollars as of November 2019. Deutsche Post’s market capitalization was around 23 times as high as its UK equivalent, Royal Mail.

Leading industrial transportation companies by market capitalization headquartered in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019

Market cap in million British pounds
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Release date

November 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

Figures extracted on November 25, 2019. Release date set as access date. No other date given. Foreign companies whose majority institutional shareholders are based in the UK were excluded from this list (i.e. Globaltrans Investment PLC, Global Ports Investments PLC). Amedeo Air Four Plus Limited is based in Guernsey and was included in this list.

* Figures were rounded.

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