2019 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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Despite trade tensions, growth has continued.
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Central America

Port Name City Type of Freight TEUs Volume of Freight Tonnage
Port of Acajutla Acajutla, El Salvadorcontainer209,903NA
Port of AlmiranteAlmirante, PanamaNA20,420NA
Port of Arlen Siu-El RamaArlen Siu/El Rama, NicaraguaNA7,058NA
Port of BalboaBalboa, Panama container, dry bulk, passenger2,986,617NA
Port of BelizeBelize City, Belize container, heavy lift, passenger44,381935,910
Port of CalderaCaldera, Costa RicaNA289,582NA
Port of ColónColón, Panamacontainer, passenger2,579,977NA
Port of CorintoCorinto, Nicaraguacontainer, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile, passenger165,463NA
Port of CristóbalCristóbal, Panamacontainer1,311,232NA
Port of Limón-MoínLimón-Moín, Costa Rica container, passenger1,199,628NA
Port of Puerto BarriosPuerto Barrios, Guatemala container 455,973NA
Port of Puerto CastilloPuerto Castillo, Hondurascontainer119,251NA
Port of Puerto CortesPuerto Cortes, Hondurascontainer642,218NA
Port of Puerto QuetzalPuerto Quetzal, Guatemala container367,239NA
Port of San LorenzoSan Lorenzo, Hondurascontainer35,824NA
Port of Santo Tomás de CastillaSanto Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala container566,539NA
PSA Panama International TerminalPSA - Panama Int'l Terminals, Panamacontainer81,563NA
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Top 50 Global Freight Carriers Face Major Disruption

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Despite pandemic challenges, the companies ranked on the Transport Topics 2020 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list have adjusted their operations to keep pace with ever-changing market conditions.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 23, 2020
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DHL Unveils Four Electric Tractor-Trailers

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DHL furthered its green efforts with the launch of a new fleet of electric tractor-trailer vehicles, the company announced Nov. 17.

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Map: Where They Are

2020 Top Global Freight Carriers Map

View a world map that pinpoints the geographical breakdown by country for the 2020 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers.

November 14, 2020
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Ports See Huge Volume Swings in 2020

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Amid these dramatic swings in demand, ports have continued to pursue infrastructure improvement projects.

November 13, 2020
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North America’s Busiest Cargo Airports

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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.

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USMCA Bodes Well for Cross-Border Freight

USMCA

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.

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Global Trade Recovering Amid Pandemic

Boat

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

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Food Retail Carriers Anticipate High-Demand Holiday Season

Thanksgiving dinner

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

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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XPO Posts Revenue Increase, Net Income Decrease in Q3

XPO Logistics truck

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
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Ryder Looks to Advance Tech With Venture Capital Fund

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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.

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November 4, 2020

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