NFI, an end-to-end supply chain solutions provider, was recently recognized as a Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics. The annual list acts as an in-depth directory, offering readers insight into the leading 100 carriers including their capabilities and specializations.
Founded in 1932, NFI operates a dedicated and drayage fleet of over 4,000 tractors and 9,700 trailers throughout North America, serving customers across a variety of industries such as food and beverage, retail, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing. In addition to dedicated transportation and drayage, the company’s integrated suite of services includes distribution, transportation management, brokerage, intermodal, global logistics, and real estate.
NFI employs more than 2,700 company drivers to operate its dedicated fleet, with solutions spanning dry truckload, refrigerated transportation, flatbed, tanker, intermodal, bulk, and conestogas. NFI’s dedicated fleets are equipped with the latest technology to enhance safety and maximize performance, including aerodynamic components, lane departure detection, tire pressure monitoring systems, lane assistance, and cameras.
With a strong drayage presence near major ports, rail terminals, and logistics hubs, NFI partners with more than 1,500 owner operators to provide capacity for customers, offering a full suite of supply chain solutions that includes transloading, consolidation, deconsolidation, and customs exams. With a focus on innovation and sustainability, NFI has collaborated with industry-leading vehicle manufacturers to operate electric trucks within its drayage fleet in the Southern California area.
In addition to electric trucks, the company also utilizes Near Zero compressed natural gas trucks fueled with renewable energy and electric yard horse tractors to further its green initiatives. In recognition of its sustainability efforts, NFI has been named a four-time SmartWay Excellence Award Winner, as well as a SmartWay High Performer twice, among other accolades.
“NFI’s dedication to providing unmatched customer service is what sets us apart among competitors,” said Sid Brown, CEO of NFI. “With a strong commitment to safety, innovation, and sustainability, we are able to develop customized solutions that address customers’ unique needs. We look forward to continuing to serve our current customer base and partnering with new businesses, as well as investing in innovative technology to remain at the forefront of our industry.”