The shipping activity for the top 100 Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOs), measured in TEUs, increased by 6.12% from July to August of this year, and decreased by 1.88% from August of last year. The increase in TEUs seen this August surpasses the 2.11% increase seen last July. Year-to-date, TEUs for all NVOs are up 2.71% from last year and up 44% from 2009 figures.

When comparing July and August, all but one of the top 20 NVOs reappeared in a similar top 20 position. Worldwide Ocean Line showed a drastic 41.77% decrease in TEUs for August, dropping them from their 20th position in July to 37th in the rankings of NVOs. This moves them further from their June ranking at 15. On the other hand, Imal had an impressive 67.52% increase in TEUs for August, the second highest increase of the month, moving them from 62nd to 29th in the rankings. Expeditors International Of Washington holds on to their number one carrier position with 39,667 TEUs imported for the month of August.

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About the 3PL News NVO Update

This report has been prepared exclusively for 3PL News by Zepol Corporation, a provider of the most complete and up-to-date trade data to organizations around the world. The data excludes shipments from empty containers, excludes shipments labeled as freight remaining on board, and may contain other data anomalies. For more information on Zepol’s industry-leading trade data tools, please visit

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