2021 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers

Up Front

After once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, supply chains are adjusting to new normal.
Global supply chain, so often taken for granted, becomes cause for worldwide concern.
Find out where the Top 50 Global Freight Carriers are based.
Rankings
 

Caribbean

Port Name City Type of Freight TEUs Volume of Freight Tonnage
Port of Bridgetown Bridgetown, Barbados container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, passenger 89,460  
Port of Caucedo Caucedo, Dominican Republic container, break bulk 1,185,230  
Port of Fort-de-France Fort-de-France, Martinique passenger 164,495  
Port of Freeport Freeport, Bahamas container, passenger 1,396,568  
Port of Haina Occidental Haina, Dominican Republic container 407,262  
Port of Jarry Jarry, Guadeloupe container 220,233  
Port of Kingston Kingston, Jamaica container, heavy lift, liquid bulk   24,456,512
Port of Mariel Mariel, Cuba container, dry bulk, refrigerated 322,000  
Port of Oranjestad Oranjestad, Aruba container, passenger 342,526  
Port of Philipsburg Philipsburg, St. Maarten container, passenger 75,000  
Port of Point Lisas Point Lisas, Trinidad and Tobago container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile 170,408  
Port of San Juan San Juan, Puerto Rico container 1,490,218 10,415,667
Port of Spain Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile 236,370  
Port of Willemstad Willemstad, Curacao container, dry bulk, passenger 94,088 826,117

Extras

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Global Freight News

Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

FedEx Boosts Profit Forecast, Cites Cost Cuts as Effective

FedEx Corp.’s shares jumped the most in nine months after the courier boosted its profit outlook, signaling efforts to cut costs are helping counter a decline in package volume.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
March 17, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Global Supply Chains Back to Normal, N.Y. Fed Says

Global supply chains have returned to normal, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said, almost three years after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
March 6, 2023
Business, Logistics, Global Freight

French Shipping Giant CMA CGM Warns Demand Is Falling

French shipping giant CMA CGM SA warned of a steep drop in demand so far this year, extending a slump that led to a more than halving of quarterly profit.

Tara Patel | Bloomberg News
March 6, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Global Freight

Supply Chain Envoy Says Automating Ports Doesn’t Have to Cost Jobs

The White House’s supply chain envoy said the ports and logistics industry must move toward automation, a sticking point in protracted contract talks between U.S. West Coast dockworkers and their employers.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2023
Government, Technology, Equipment, Global Freight

USPS Buys Electric Vans, Charging Stations in Bulk

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is buying 9,250 Ford Motor Co. electric vans and 14,000 charging stations as part of a move to switch its fleet to electric vehicles.

March 1, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Supply Chains Have Healed, Yet Their Mark on Inflation to Endure

Supply chains across the world are healing up almost as fast as they broke down. That doesn’t mean the pressure they’re exerting on inflation will disappear as quickly.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
February 27, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

FedEx Pilots Plan Strike Authorization Vote as Labor Talks Stall

FedEx Corp. pilots are inching closer to a potential strike as negotiations stall on a new labor agreement.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
February 23, 2023
Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Maersk Suing Evergreen Over 2021 Suez Canal Blockage

Shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk said in an email to The Associated Press that it filed a claim against Evergreen Marine Corp., the vessel’s Japanese owner and its German technical manager in the Danish Maritime and Commercial High Court.

Samy Magdy | Associated Press
February 13, 2023
Business, Equipment, Global Freight

Maersk Sees Global Trade Contracting as Much as 2.5% in 2023

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S said “muted” economic growth is set to push the world’s container shipping volumes down by as much as 2.5% this year.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
February 8, 2023
Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Thousands of CSX Workers First to Get Paid Sick Leave

OMAHA, Neb. — Several thousand workers at CSX will soon get one of the things that pushed the U.S. railroad industry to the brink of a strike last fall: paid sick time.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
February 8, 2023

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