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Top Freight Transportation Providers 2018

In this Special Digital Issue, the editorial staff of Logistics Management has collected its annual lists of top carriers and service providers broken down by financial performance and freight volume moved to help shippers better understand who’s leading the pack in terms of investment, employee retention and service offerings.

  • Top 50 Trucking: Making plans for a hot freight market 4 The top trucking companies planning big investments and more strategic operations geared to serve shippers in a roaring freight environment — one that’s being driven by a booming economy and a tight labor market.
  • Top 30 U.S. Ports: Digitization is driving change 12 Advancements in operational technology and robotics are becoming key differentiators for our nation’s leading ocean cargo gateways. At the same time, increasing numbers of port terminals are using higher levels of automation to improve productivity and efficiency.
  • Top 50 3PLs: Collaboration is now paramount 20 As the e-commerce juggernaut creates more complexity for today’s logistics managers, finding the right mix of 3PLs with the essential integrated services has never been more important. Experts agree that this is a shared journey with new rules of engagement.
  • Top 25 Freight Forwarders: Strong growth, abundant opportunity 28 As savvy forwarders embrace and utilize more sophisticated digitized solutions to set them apart from the pack, industry analysts are seeing the race narrowing. Evidence of this trend is made clear when the Top 25 features nearly a half dozen players vying for the same coveted ranking.
  • Top 35 Ocean Carriers: Turnaround time? 32 The continued rise in fuel prices and chartering rates had a negative impact on the earnings of the top tier carriers for most of 2018. But as new alliances mature, industry experts are forecasting a modest improvement by next year.
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