2019 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
Up Front
Policy negotiations have put freight patterns in flux.
Despite trade tensions, growth has continued.
How the Netherlands is handling increased demand.

Pacific Northwest

Port NameCityType of FreightTEUsVolume of Freight Tonnage
International Port of Dutch HarborUnalaska Island, AlaskacontainerNA1,850,870
Juneau PortJuneau, AlaskacontainerNA771,140
Northwest Seaport AllianceSeattle; Tacoma, Wash.container, break bulk, liquid bulk, dry bulk, automobile, heavy lift, special project cargo, refrigerated, passenger, air cargo3,797,62630,174,623
Port NikiskiNikishka, Alaskaliquid bulkNA4,668,736
Port of AnacortesAnacortes, Wash.container, dry bulk, air cargo, special project cargo, passengerNA9,212,192
Port of AnchorageAnchorage, Alaskacontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, air cargo, passenger460,6783,297,827
Port of Coos BayCoos Bay, Ore.containerNA2,108,362
Port of EverettEverett, Wash.container, break bulk, passenger4,6391,590,855
Port of Grays HarborGrays Harbor, Wash.container, break bulk, liquid bulk, air cargoNA2,303,154
Port of KalamaKalama, Wash.containerNA14,956,426
Port of KetchikanKetchikan, Alaskacontainer, passengerNA851,802
Port of KivalinaKivalina, Alaskaliquid bulk, container, passengerNA2,537,253
Port of LongviewLongview, Wash.container, break bulk, liquid bulk, dry bulk, heavy lift, special project cargoNA13,587,726
Port of NanaimoNanaimo, British Columbiacontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, passenger44,8915,306,693
Port of OlympiaOlympia, Wash.container, break bulk, dry bulk, heavy liftNA1,089,375
Port of PortlandPortland, Ore.container, break bulk, liquid bulk, dry bulk, automobile, heavy lift, air cargo, special project cargoNA23,164,727
Port of ValdezValdez, Alaskaliquid bulk, container, passengerNA27,971,737
Port of VancouverVancouver, British Columbiacontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile, special project cargo, passenger3,396,449147,089,263
Port of VancouverVancouver, Wash.container, break bulk, dry bulk, heavy lift, special projects cargoNA8,422,170
Prince Rupert HarbourPrince Rupert, British Columbiacontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, special project cargo, passenger1,036,00926,730,476
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Top 50 News
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Gloom in Transports Sends Smoke Signal for US Stocks

Chart comparing transportation stocks to market on the whole

The latest warning sign for U.S. stocks is emerging from a corner of the market that investors closely watch to get a read on the state of the economy and the health of American consumers: Transportation shares.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
April 4, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

DeJoy Says He’s Been Cleared in Federal Probe

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will be investigated by the House Oversight Committee.

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said March 31 that the Justice Department has closed without criminal charges an investigation into political fundraising activity at his former business.

March 31, 2022
Government, Business, Top 50

Secretary Walsh Optimistic About Port Workers’ Contract Talks

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh

CARLISLE, Pa. — Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is optimistic that upcoming labor negotiations for workers at West Coast ports will progress smoothly, noting the critical role that dockworkers and port drivers play in keeping supply chains moving.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 30, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

Ceva, Kodiak Launch Autonomous Deliveries to Oklahoma

Kodiak-Ceva truck

Ceva Logistics announced it teamed up with autonomous commercial vehicle technology company Kodiak Robotics Inc. to deliver freight autonomously between Dallas-Fort Worth and Oklahoma City, expanding on an existing relationship.

March 9, 2022
Business, Logistics, Breaking News, Top 50

XPO to Split LTL, Freight Brokerage Businesses

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics is creating two new, stand-alone, publicly traded companies in the less-than-truckload and tech-enabled brokered transportation sector, the company announced March 8.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 9, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

Port of Baltimore Announces Expansion


The Port of Baltimore on March 7 announced it is expanding container business at its Seagirt Marine Terminal as the Israeli-based ZIM Shipping Line will begin calls at the facility this summer.

March 8, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Brokers Expect Rising Contract Rates for 2022

C.H. Robinson truck

Freight brokerage firms are anticipating that contract rates will keep rising this year, with a slowdown not expected until year’s end.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 3, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50

GXO, Clipper Boards Agree to Terms on Acquisition

GXO warehouse

The GXO Logistics and Clipper Logistics boards of directors on Feb. 28 said they have agreed to terms on the contract logistics company’s previously announced potential acquisition of Clipper.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 28, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Narrows Loss, Names George Chappelle New CEO

Americold truck

Refrigerated warehouse operator Americold Realty Trust narrowed its loss in the fourth quarter and posted a large gain in revenue. It also made interim CEO George Chappelle’s position permanent.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 25, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

DHL Express Sues City Over Possible Lockout at San Antonio Airport

DHL Supply Chain

International shipping services provider DHL Express has operated at San Antonio International Airport for more than 30 years, but it’s facing a possible lockout over an alleged lease violation.

Patrick Danner | San Antonio Express-News
February 17, 2022


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