Parcel carriers FedEx, Royal Mail and DHL have been named among the top 20 Business Superbrands in the annual Superbrands list.

FedEx was ranked number 15 on the 2013 list, and also topped the courier, delivery and postal services category.

Royal Mail and DHL came 17th and 20th out of the 1,100 brands shortlisted.

Eddie Stobart was also named a Business Superbrand in the  supply chain, distribution and freight services category.

Brands are judged on quality, reliability and distinction by an independent council as well as business professionals.