2019 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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Central America

Port NameCityType of FreightTEUsVolume of Freight Tonnage
Port of AcajutlaAcajutla, El Salvadorcontainer209,903NA
Port of AlmiranteAlmirante, PanamaNA20,420NA
Port of Arlen Siu-El RamaArlen Siu/El Rama, NicaraguaNA7,058NA
Port of BalboaBalboa, Panamacontainer, dry bulk, passenger2,986,617NA
Port of BelizeBelize City, Belizecontainer, 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 Ricacontainer, passenger1,199,628NA
Port of Puerto BarriosPuerto Barrios, Guatemalacontainer455,973NA
Port of Puerto CastilloPuerto Castillo, Hondurascontainer119,251NA
Port of Puerto CortesPuerto Cortes, Hondurascontainer642,218NA
Port of Puerto QuetzalPuerto Quetzal, Guatemalacontainer367,239NA
Port of San LorenzoSan Lorenzo, Hondurascontainer35,824NA
Port of Santo Tomás de CastillaSanto Tomás de Castilla, Guatemalacontainer566,539NA
PSA Panama International TerminalPSA - Panama Int'l Terminals, Panamacontainer81,563NA
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Pilot Freight Services Acquires DSI Logistics

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XPO Logistics Announces Hiring Plans, Taps CFO for Spinoff GXO

XPO

XPO Logistics plans to fill more than 1,400 positions to meet growing demand in its less-than-truckload business.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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