Business, Logistics, Top 50

North America’s Busiest Cargo Airports

Miami Airport A cargo terminal at Miami International Airport. (YouTube)

While it remains to be seen how the pandemic might shift air freight patterns over the long term, this listing of the 100 busiest cargo airports in North America provides an overview of the most important hubs for air freight.

November 13, 2020
Government, Business, Top 50

USMCA Bodes Well for Cross-Border Freight

USMCA Trucks enter the United States from Mexico at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Both the improved trade activ­ity and a promising future for the USMCA are favorable developments for trucking because 80% of cross-border trade moves via truck.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
November 13, 2020
Business, Top 50

Global Trade Recovering Amid Pandemic

Boat An aerial view of container ship on the sea. (Getty Images)

Freight carriers across the world experienced dramatic market shifts and volume swings in 2020.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
November 13, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Food Retail Carriers Anticipate High-Demand Holiday Season

Thanksgiving dinner AlexRaths/Getty Images

The food retail sector and fleets that support it are headed for a particularly busy holiday season, experts say.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Posts Revenue Increase, Net Income Decrease in Q3

XPO Logistics truck XPO said net income declined 28.2% to $84 million in the third quarter compared to a profit of $117 million in the same period a year earlier, but revenue rose 1.6% to $4.22 billion from $4.15 billion. (XPO Logistics Inc.)

XPO Logistics Inc. saw revenue tick up and net income dip in the third quarter, and the company said business activity has bounced back from earlier downturns.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
November 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

Ryder Looks to Advance Tech With Venture Capital Fund

Ryder truck RyderVentures will focus on e-commerce fulfillment, asset sharing, next-generation vehicles, automation and data analytics. (Ryder System Inc.)

Ryder System Inc. is working to advance its technology and forge new partnerships with the launch of its corporate venture capital fund, the company detailed Nov. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 4, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Expeditors Posts Rise in Profit, Revenue for Q3

Expeditors building Both net income and revenue increased 19% for Expeditors in the third quarter. (Expeditors International of Washington)

Expeditors International of Washington posted third-quarter gains in profit and revenue as the logistics company capitalized on a rebounding economy.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
November 3, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Universal Logistics Reports Higher Net Income of $13.6M for Q3

Universal Logistics tractors Universal Logistics' third-quarter revenue decreased 2.8% year-over-year to $365 million from $375.5 million. (Universal via Facebook)

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. reported higher third-quarter net income, lifted largely by the recovery in automotive production.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Forward Air Reports Lower Q3 Earnings as Pandemic Pressures Profits

Forward Air John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Forward Air Corp. saw net income decease year-over-year in the third quarter, a result of effects driven by the pandemic, the carrier reported Oct. 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Hub Group’s Q3 Earnings Lower as Pricing Issues Squeeze Profits

A Hub Group truck. (Hub Group)

Hub Group reported lower third-quarter earnings as pricing issues hurt its profit margin.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 29, 2020

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