The top 100 NVOCCs (Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers) in the United States saw a 7.3% uptick in imports from April, after a strong 33% increase last month. Despite the increase from April, imports compared to last May for the top 100 are down almost 5%. Roughly 25% of the top carriers saw a decrease from April, whereas over 50% saw decreases from last May.

Of the top ten NVOs, Pantainer Express was the lone NVO that saw a decrease in inbound TEUs from April. Honour Lane Shipping and Apex Shipping both posted noteworthy increases from April of 17% and 15%, respectively. Expeditors, the top NVO on our list, increased imports from last month and last year. 

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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 U.S. import/export data tools, please visit

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