2020 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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Up Front
Freight carriers across the world experienced dramatic market shifts and volume swings in 2020.
The new trade deal between U.S., Mexico and Canada provides market certainty for North American trade.
The world’s largest freight carriers have navigated unprecedented circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Rankings
 

California & Pacific Islands

Port Name City Type of Freight TEUs Volume of Freight Tonnage
Hilo HarborHilo, Hawaiicontainer, liquid bulk, passengerNA2,129,034
Honolulu Harbor OahuOahu, Hawaiicontainer, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, passengerNA15,181,890
Kahului HarborMaui, Hawaiicontainer, liquid bulk, passengerNA3,615,449
Kalaeloa Barbers Point HarborOahu, Hawaiidry bulk, liquid bulk NA9,854,176
Kawaihae HarborKawaihae, Hawaiicontainer, dry bulk, liquid bulkNA2,034,621
Nawiliwili HarborNawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaiicontainer, liquid bulk, passengerNA2,069,212
Port of Apra HarborApra Harbor, Guamcontainer, break bulk84,9541,153,133
Port of HuenemePort Hueneme, Calif.container, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile, passengerNA1,987,668
Port of Long BeachLong Beach, Calif.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, heavy lift, special project cargo, refrigerated, passengerNA86,536,154
Port of Los AngelesLos Angelescontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, heavy lift, special project cargo, refrigerated, passengerNA67,806,137
Port of OaklandOakland, Calif.containerNA19,373,876
Port of Redwood CityRedwood City, Calif.container, dry bulk, liquid bulkNA2,957,553
Port of RichmondRichmond, Calif.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk NA27,255,061
Port of San DiegoSan Diegocontainer, automobile, passengerNA1,572,162
Port of San FranciscoSan Franciscobreak bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, passengerNA1,604,190
Port of StocktonStockton, Calif.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulkNA5,248,146
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Top 50 News
Business, Top 50

CSX Earnings in Q4 Beat Wall Street Expectations

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CSX Corp. announced fourth-quarter and year-end earnings that beat Wall Street analysts’ expectations after the markets closed Jan. 20.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 21, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Logistics Port Truckers Seek to Unionize

Trucks enter and exit the Port of Los Angeles

Up to 250 XPO Logistics Inc. truckers who haul goods at Southern California ports and railyards are petitioning to unionize, hoping to convince federal authorities they’re really employees and not contractors as XPO claims.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
January 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Higher Profit, Revenue for Q4 2021

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services on Jan. 18 announced higher earnings and revenue for the fourth quarter of 2021.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Announces Expansion of LTL Network

XPO

XPO Logistics is expanding its North American operations, adding to its LTL network two new terminals, four fleet maintenance shops and trailer manufacturing capacity, the company said Jan. 18.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Maersk Overtaken as World’s No. 1 Shipping Line by MSC

Maersk Overtaken as World’s No. 1 Shipping Line by MSC

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is no longer the world’s largest container line. The Danish carrier has been overtaken by Mediterranean Shipping Co. in terms of capacity, according to data compiled by Alphaliner and published Jan . 5.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2022
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Hosts Conference for Women in Leadership

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XPO Logistics held its inaugural Women in Leadership Conference in Atlanta Nov. 17-19.

December 22, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Current Stock Prices for Trucking, Logistics Companies

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Same-day data for publicly traded trucking and transportation stocks in the autonomous, truckload, less-than-truckload, package, logistics and leasing categories.

December 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Lufthansa Warms to Airbus Freighter as It Plans Cargo-Fleet Expansion

Lufthansa Warms to Airbus Freighter as It Plans Cargo-Fleet Expansion

Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s cargo division said it’s seeking more freighter planes to keep pace with booming global demand and that purchases could include Airbus SE’s new A350F model.

William Wilkes | Bloomberg News
December 10, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Enterprises Integrates With Decisiv to Expand Repair Network

Werner

Werner Enterprises is integrating Decisiv into its application programming interface to expand its repair network, the company announced Dec. 2.

December 6, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Werner, TFI Bolster Operations With Acquisitions

Werner

Werner Enterprises and TFI International completed separate acquisitions Nov. 29 to bolster their operations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 1, 2021

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