FedEx is number one … again.
Law firm Husch Blackwell (a practice concentrates on postal industry matters) has released its annual list of the top 150 US Postal Service Providers, which looks at the companies with the largest USPS supplier relationships. The list is based on data received in response to Freedom of Information Act requests.
The USPS spent $15.9 billion on all outside purchases in FY 2018, of which $9.8 billion went to the top 150 suppliers.
Federal Express Corporation topped of the list again, increasing its USPS revenues by $400 million, and passing the $2 billion mark for the first time. FedEx carries package and letter mail for the Postal Service.
FedEx’s contract air cargo network contract with the Postal Service continues for another five years, ending on 29 September 2024.
Mail haulers Hoovestol Inc., and its affiliated company Eagle Express Lines, again took second place with $480 million in revenue, freighting an additional $28 million from last year.
EnergyUnited Electric Membership Corporation, which provides telecommunication and energy billing services, again ranked third.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles zoomed up the charts into the top 10 as it is supplying the Postal Service with about 19,000 commercially available ProMaster vans..
Accenture fell out of the top 10, coming in at number 11 following a revenue decline of $39 million.
The top 10:
FedEx - $2,001,154,548.78
Eagle Express Lines / Hoovestol Inc - $480,806,282.38
EnergyUnited Electric Membership Corporation - $429,307,400.89
Victory Packaging - $220,139,733.80
UPS - $205,556,407.98
FCA US, LLC (Formerly: Chrysler Group LLC) - $178,607,251.00
HP Enterprise Services - $177,293,718.97
Wheeler Bros., Inc. - $171,581,828.95
Northrop Grumman Corporation / Solystic SAS - $169,690,459.91
United Airlines - $167,470,951.91
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