Leading North American supply chain provider, NFI, was recently ranked as a top dedicated provider in Commercial Carrier Journal’s CCJ Top 250. The third-party logistics company ranked 24, moving up four positions from the previous year. Determined by metrics such as revenue, asset, and driver growth, the list features a variety of carriers spanning different operations including dedicated contract carriage, flatbed/specialized/heavy haul, general freight, household goods, intermodal, motor vehicles, packages/small shipments, refrigerated, and tank/bulk commodities.
Founded in 1932, NFI’s dedicated fleet consists of over 3,000 tractors and 12,500 trailers, operated by 3,000 company drivers and leveraging partnerships with 400 owner operators. NFI’s dedicated solutions span dry truckload, refrigerated transportation, flatbed, tanker, intermodal, bulk, and conestogas. In addition to organic growth with existing and new customers, the acquisition of G&P Trucking Company in 2019 contributed to NFI’s expansion, enhancing its asset-based transportation presence in the Southeast.
NFI’s drayage solutions span every major port, rail terminal, and logistics hub across the U.S., leveraging the services of 1,500 owner operators. Integrated with a full suite of solutions that includes transloading, consolidation, deconsolidation, and customs exams, NFI’s acquisitions of G&P Trucking Company in 2019 and California Cartage Company in 2017 have enhanced its drayage service offerings.
With a focus on safety, NFI outfits its dedicated fleets with the latest technology to enhance safety and performance. Trucks are equipped with aerodynamic components, lane departure detection, tire pressure monitoring systems, lane assistance, and cameras. Additionally, the company strives to reduce environmental impact and leverages electric trucks and natural gas vehicles within its fleets. NFI is recognized as a leader in sustainable transportation solutions, earning the SmartWay Excellence Award four times, as well as being named a SmartWay High Performer twice.
“NFI continues to grow as a leading dedicated provider in the industry due to our exceptional customer service, commitment to continuous improvement, and dedicated employees,” said Sid Brown, CEO of NFI. “With family as a core value, NFI becomes a true extension of their businesses. By acting as a partner to our customers, we get to know their business as well as our own, creating greater opportunities for continued growth and improvement throughout their operations. This level of customer service is what sets NFI apart and has enabled significant organic growth over the past 88 years.”
In addition to dedicated transportation and port drayage, NFI also provides distribution, brokerage, transportation management, intermodal, global logistics, and real estate to customers throughout a variety of industries, such as food and beverage, retail, ecommerce, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing. View the full CCJ Top 250 list here.