2019 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
Up Front
Policy negotiations have put freight patterns in flux.
Despite trade tensions, growth has continued.
How the Netherlands is handling increased demand.
Rankings
 

California and Pacific Islands

Port Name City Type of Freight TEUs Volume of Freight Tonnage
Hilo HarborHilo, Hawaiicontainer, liquid bulk, passenger47,8752,164,653
Honolulu Harbor OahuOahu, Hawaiicontainer, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, passenger1,213,48914,785,783
Kahului HarborMaui, Hawaiicontainer, liquid bulk, passenger113,7253,670,922
Kalaeloa Barbers Point HarborOahu, Hawaiidry bulk, liquid bulk NA9,996,372
Kawaihae HarborKawaihae, Hawaiicontainer, dry bulk, liquid bulk82,8702,037,199
Nawiliwili HarborNawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaiicontainer, liquid bulk, passenger52,3741,901,676
Port of Apra HarborApra Harbor, Guamcontainer, break bulk90,9231,190,895
Port of HuenemePort Hueneme, Calif.container, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile, passenger119,1701,853,096
Port of Long BeachLong Beach, Calif.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, heavy lift, special project cargo, refrigerated, passenger7,544,50785,997,092
Port of Los AngelesLos Angelescontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, heavy lift, special project cargo, refrigerated, passenger9,500,00065,826,557
Port of OaklandOakland, Calif.container2,550,00019,393,310
Port of Redwood CityRedwood City, Calif.container, dry bulk, liquid bulkNA2,156,950
Port of RichmondRichmond, Calif.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk NA27,772,571
Port of San DiegoSan Diegocontainer, automobile, passenger132,5661,522,212
Port of San FranciscoSan Franciscobreak bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, passengerNA1,704,910
Port of StocktonStockton, Calif.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulkNA5,061,690
Extras
Spending on ports projects has risen.
Companies and government agencies work to minimize effects of the E.U. departure.
Memphis International retains the top spot; Louisville honors boxing legend.
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Global Freight News
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

UPS to Sell Coyote Logistics to RXO

UPS Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its asset-light freight brokerage business, Coyote Logistics, to RXO Inc., the company announced June 23.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Is Shifting to Recycled Paper Filling for Packages

Amazon is shifting from the plastic air pillows used for packaging in North America to recycled paper because it’s more environmentally sound, and it says paper just works better.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
June 20, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Thousands of Drivers File Arbitration Claims Against Amazon

NEW YORK — Thousands of delivery drivers filed legal claims against Amazon on June 11, alleging the company’s classification of them as independent contractors has led to unpaid wages.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
June 11, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Dockworkers at Ports From Boston to Houston Halt Labor Talks

The union representing dockworkers at East and Gulf Coast container ports has suspended labor contract negotiations set for June 11, citing a dispute over automation.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
June 11, 2024
Business, Safety, Logistics, Global Freight

Maersk Raises Profit Outlook

A.P. Moller-Maersk, a bellwether for global trade, said the world’s supply lines are more impacted than previously expected by the ripple effects coming from the congestion in the Red Sea.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
June 4, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Global Freight

Einride Becomes Peterbilt’s Biggest BET Customer

Einride will buy 150 Model 579EV battery-electric trucks from Peterbilt, the truck maker’s biggest EV order so far, the companies said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 3, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Global Freight

Ships Diverted From Red Sea Send Ripple Effects Across Globe

Nearly six months into the Houthis’ relentless campaign to protest Israel’s war in Gaza, the economic fallout is widening.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
June 3, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Private, Global Freight

Amazon to Expand US Drone Service

Amazon.com’s Prime Air drone program has been cleared by regulators to fly devices beyond the visual line of sight of pilots, increasing range and giving more customers access to the service.

Lynn Doan | Bloomberg News
May 30, 2024
Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Some Shipping Container Costs Hit $10,000

Companies transporting goods from Asia face costs of as much $10,000 for an urgent full-size shipping container over the next month — about double current spot rates.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
May 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Trade Strains Boost Ocean Shipping Cargo Rates

Global goods trade is showing signs of accelerating after last year’s slump, pushing up shipping rates and giving some supply chain managers flashbacks to the demand spike three years ago.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
May 28, 2024
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