Leading supply chain solutions provider, NFI, recently ranked 10th in Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Providers list. NFI ranked in the following subcategories: top dedicated contract carriers, dry warehousing firms, refrigerated warehousing firms, and freight brokerage firms. The list is released annually by evaluating top logistics companies’ financial and operational information.
“NFI is honored to have been named a top logistics provider by Transport Topics every year since the list’s inception in 2005,” said Sid Brown, CEO of NFI. “This recognition is a testament to our continued growth and adaptability in this ever-changing industry. We look forward to continuing to help our customers surpass their supply chain goals through new and innovative solutions and unparalleled customer service as a strategic business partner.”
NFI ranked fourth in the top dedicated contract carrier category, moving up three positions from the previous year. The company’s dedicated and drayage fleets are made up of more than 4,000 tractors and 9,700 trailers. NFI offers solutions that span dry and temperature-controlled, as well as expertise in operating specialized fleets including tankers, flatbeds, and conestogas. Additionally, NFI operates clean diesel, natural gas, and electric trucks to improve its environmental impact.
NFI operates approximately 50 million square feet of warehousing space across primary logistics hubs in North America, ranking fifth in dry warehousing and 16th in the refrigerated warehousing categories. NFI’s distribution facilities span automated ecommerce fulfillment centers, cross-docks, transloading facilities, multi-temperature distribution centers, and food-grade warehouses. NFI’s in-house real estate team also specializes in quickly acquiring or constructing build-to-suit, state-of-the-art warehouses and distribution centers to meet customers’ unique needs.
With a robust network of more than 40,000 partner carriers and 10 offices across North America, NFI ranked as a top freight brokerage firm for the fourth consecutive year. NFI continues to expand its non-asset vertical, acquiring SCR, an intermodal focused brokerage company, earlier this year. The company delivers truckload, less-than-truckload, small parcel, intermodal, and temperature-controlled transportation services while its specialized brokerage capabilities include refrigerated, flatbed, over-dimensional, intermodal, and more.
As one of the oldest and largest family-owned 3PLs in North America, NFI offers expertise across a variety of industries, such as retail, food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing. In addition to dedicated transportation, distribution, real estate, and brokerage, the company’s end-to-end suite of supply chain solutions includes transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, and global logistics.
The full Transport Topics Top 50 list can be viewed here.