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 Name City Type of Freight TEUs Volume of Freight Tonnage
International Port of Dutch HarborUnalaska Island, Alaskacontainer NA1,850,870
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, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson, Microsoft Forge Alliance to Enhance Supply Chain Monitoring

C.H. Robinson sign

C.H. Robinson and Microsoft Corp. have aligned with the goal of digitally transforming supply chains to improve monitoring, the logistics company announced July 14.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 15, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Pilot Freight Services Adds Five Franchise Locations

Pilot Freight Services

Transportation and logistics company Pilot Freight Services has added five franchise locations to enhance services for the automotive, health care, home furnishings, industrial products and packaging industries.

July 6, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Posts Loss in Q4, Shows Improvement From Year Ago

FedEx Ground truck

FedEx said its fourth-quarter net income was a loss of $334 million, or negative $1.28 a share, compared with a loss of $1.97 billion, or negative $7.56 a share, in the 2019 period.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 1, 2020
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Leverages Carrier Network With FreightPower Launch

Schneider truck

Schneider launched a new marketplace, Schneider FreightPower, to give shippers access to an expanded and flexible capacity network.

June 3, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Last-Mile Delivery Fleets Navigate Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic

UPS and FedEx trucks

Last-mile fleets such as FedEx, Amazon, XPO and UPS have been dealing with a spike in demand while also implementing safety protocols to protect employees and customers.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
May 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx, Microsoft Join Forces for Package Shipping

FedEx and Microsoft are teaming up to provide early warnings of delays for shipping customers.

FedEx Corp. and Microsoft Corp. are teaming up to provide commercial shipping customers with early warnings of delays from weather, traffic and other mishaps, giving the courier and the software maker another weapon as each competes with Amazon .com Inc.

Thomas Black and Dina Bass | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

UPS Adds Indiana Airport to Cargo Network

A delivery van passes in front of a cargo jet parked on the tarmac at a UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Ky., on Jan. 28.

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on May 13 approved a long-term lease and easement access agreement with UPS Inc. that will allow the company to begin express air shipment operations later this year.

Andrew Steele | The Times (Munster, Ind.)
May 14, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Container Shipper Maersk Warns of 25% Volume Slump

Shipping containers are unloaded from a Maersk cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles in May 2019.

The world’s largest container line is bracing for a historic slump in demand after emergency lockdowns across the globe left international trade in tatters.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
May 13, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO’s Brad Jacobs Says Company Open to Future Acquisitions


With at least $2 billion in cash, and $500 million in credit available, XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs says he would consider an acquisition if the company was a good fit.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 12, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Expeditors Sees Profit, Revenue Fall in Q1; Workforce Remains Intact

Expeditors sign

Global disruptions created by the coronavirus pandemic depressed profits and revenue at Expeditors International in the first quarter.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 8, 2020


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