2019 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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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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FedEx Ground to Close Pennsylvania Facility, Cutting 186 Jobs

An employee secures the cargo area door of a delivery truck at a FedEx Ground distribution center in New Jersey in August 2018.

FedEx Ground will be shutting down its package delivery facility in Clinton, Pa., on May 16, eliminating 186 jobs.

Patricia Sabatini | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 27, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Showers of Praise Greet Busy Truckers

Trucking

As truck drivers crisscross the country hauling goods vital to the fight against the coronavirus, they find themselves at the center of another fast-spreading outbreak: nationwide gratitude. It’s showing up along the roads, on TV, in emails and social media, and even at the White House.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 26, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Backs Away From Possible Sale, Spinoffs of Units

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. said the current economic environment has compelled it to step back from earlier plans to explore the sale or spinoff of some of its assets.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

After Mixed Financial Results in 2019, 3PLs Face Coronavirus Headwinds

The airfreight forwarding sector, in which DHL ranks No. 1, logged one of the weakest years for logistics subsegments.

Coming off an extraordinary growth market in 2018, third-party logistics companies operating in the United States experienced a more mixed year in 2019.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
March 19, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous, Top 50

Deutsche Post Scraps Its Electric Delivery Van Built With Ford

Deutsche Post StreetScooter

Deutsche Post AG will stop producing its electric delivery vehicle called StreetScooter, bringing to an end a much-hyped venture that was once seen as a possible disrupter to conventional van makers such as Volkswagen AG and Daimler AG.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
February 28, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Shipping Giant CMA CGM’s Debt Plan Seen at Risk Amid Virus Fears

CMA CGM

The coronavirus outbreak is threatening to scupper a debt refinancing for CMA CGM SA, the world’s third-largest container shipping company.

February 24, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

XPO to Lay Off 304 Workers at Texas Distribution Center

XPO Logistics truck on city street

XPO Logistics Inc. will lay off 304 workers at an AllianceTexas distribution center in April, according to a notice filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.

Paul O'Donnell | The Dallas Morning News
February 14, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Ryder Posts Earnings Loss, Record Revenue in Q4

Ryder

Ryder System Inc. reported record fourth-quarter revenue and a loss in earnings due to previously announced expenses.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 13, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

XPO Reports Mixed Q4, 2019 Results

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics Inc. posted mixed financial results for the fourth quarter and all of 2019.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 11, 2020
Business, Technology, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Q4 Profits Dip

Werner

Werner Enterprises posted declines in fourth-quarter and full-year profits but came in ahead of Wall Street expectations for its Q4 profit.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 6, 2020

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