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2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
Up Front
Learn how to be included in the 2017 Top 50 Logistics Companies listing.
As online sales continue to soar, so have the expectations of consumers for goods to be delivered quickly and cheaply.
Our April 20 LiveOnWeb webcast looked at how online shopping is creating enormous disruption to freight networks and modes of delivery. Plus we looked back at the new TT Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings. Watch the replay.

No rankings are available for this year.

A former Transport Topics editor who worked at Amazon examines the hustle and bustle of the online retailer.

On the Bubble

Transplace Inc. ($170 million), Frisco, Texas, provides air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, freight brokerage freight payment and auditing, intermodal and drayage, supply chain consulting and transportation management.
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Logistics News
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Freight Rail Layoffs Renew Concerns About Safety and Service

The latest rail layoffs, combined with an investment fund’s ongoing campaign for control of Norfolk Southern, are renewing concerns about the effects cuts might have on safety and service.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
March 1, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Kodiak Transports Refrigerated Freight for Martin-Brower

Kodiak Robotics’ autonomous semis are carrying loads for logistics group Martin-Brower Co. on routes between Dallas and Oklahoma City, the companies said Feb. 29.

March 1, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Navistar Launches Integrated Powertrain

Truck maker Navistar announced Feb. 26 it has made the first deliveries of its International LT Series equipped with the International S13 Integrated Powertrain.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Spot Market Remains Suppressed Amid Stubborn Capacity

The trucking spot market has remained in a down cycle for more than a year as the number of trucks and drivers diminished — albeit at a slower rate than the decline in overall freight demand.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, TCA

Could Free Shipping Be Coming to an End for Online Shoppers?

A Google search for “end of free shipping” churns out dozens of media and trade group reports. This time, however, consumer concerns may be warranted.

February 29, 2024
Government, Safety, Logistics

FMC’s Maffei Highlights Supply Chain, Overseas Disruptions

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Federal Maritime Commission told senators investing in infrastructure projects would continue to enhance supply chain connectivity.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Forward Air Reports 138% Earnings Drop for Q4

Forward Air Corp. experienced a 138% earnings drop year-over-year during the fourth quarter of 2023, the company reported Feb. 28.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

EPA Announces $3 Billion in Clean Port Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $3 billion in grants are available this year in a Clean Ports Program to pay for zero-emission port equipment and infrastructure.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

Higher Container Volumes Signal Strong Start to New Year

The four major West Coast ports reported significantly higher volumes to open the new year.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Contractor Passes IT Systems Test for Military Moves

The U.S. Transportation Command reported that the contractor for a multibillion-dollar military moving contract passed a test of its IT systems that had caused an implementation delay.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 28, 2024
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