Top 10 biggest shipping companies of 2010 in US

Here is a summary of the top 10 biggest shipping companies of 2010 in United States. They not only just national winners but continue to be the universal leaders as well.

1. United Parcel Service of America Inc.

UPS is one of the world’s leading providers of expert transportation and logistics services and the largest package delivery company. It was founded in 1907 as a messenger company in US and has now grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce all around the globe. And today it is one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world and is still growing.
2. FedEx Corporation

FedEx has been a leader in the transportation and information industry throughout its history. It provides customers with transportation, e-commerce and business services. It is widely acknowledged as a world-class company and one of the most respected companies. FedEx has been awarded as the “Best Employers in China” by Hewitt Associates in 2007.

3. All America’s Auto Transport:

It was founded in 1964 and since then it has been transporting vehicles to every city in the country and overseas. AAA transport continues to be one of the leading providers for national auto transport services by offering competitive car shipping rates, friendly customer services thereby assuring customer satisfaction. Its satisfied customers include individuals, military and government personnel, private corporations and professional sports team nationwide.

4. Maersk:

Maersk is one of the primary liner shipping companies in the world which serves customers all around the world. It ensures reliable and comprehensive worldwide coverage. Maersk was founded by Arnold Peter Moller and now it operates in 130 countries. It is one of the world’s largest shipping companies and is involved in energy, logistics, retail and manufacturing industries.

5. Hapag-Lloyd:

Hapag-Lloyd is one of the largest shipping companies in the world which has been in service for more than 160 years. With more than 120 modern ships and almost five million containers transported in a year, it has set industry-wide benchmarks reliability, service, productivity and environmental protection.

COSCO is a multinational enterprise which focuses on shipping and logistics business. In addition, it also provides trade, financial and IT services to its global customers. Founded in 1961, COSCO is now ranking the 327th in Fortune Global 500. It owns rich logistics facilities and resources and operates more than 4,000 logistics vehicles.

7. American President Lines Ltd:

Founded in 1848, APL provides container transport services to its customers all over the globe. It is a global transportation and logistics company which is involved in shipping and related businesses. APL provides worldwide coverage with its containership fleet which is among the most modern and the largest in the world.

8. Hanjin:

Hanjin shipping is a world-class global shipping logistics company. Established in 1977, it has a comprehensive business network with three regional headquarters, 200 branch offices and 30 local corporations. Hanjin shipping has received the MASTA award by U.S Masco Corporation in 2007.

9. NYK Line :

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha has America as the centre of its operations and has nearly 170 subsidiaries in United States. NYK logistics delivers fully integrated logistics solution and its logistics services include warehouse and distribution, freight forwarding, supply chain consulting etc.

10. Evergreen Marine Corporation:

Since 1968 Evergreen Marine Corporation has secured its place in shipping history. Its shipping network covers more than 80 countries with above 240 service locations.

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