ContainerPort Group Named Top 100 For-Hire Carrier for Third Consecutive Year

Company moves up eight spots to 81st overall, up to 9th in intermodal/drayage ranking.

CLEVELAND, Ohio - ContainerPort Group (CPG®) is thrilled to announce it has been ranked on the Transport Topics Top 100 For-Hire Carriers list for the third consecutive year. Previously listed 89th, the company advanced eight spots and is ranked 81st in the 2021 edition of the list.

“We’re excited to be on the list once again,” says CPG Executive VP Joey Palmer. “With all of the challenges that 2020 put in our path, it’s a point of pride for me to see our organization thrive in the face of adversity. Our customers have consistently asked us to continue delivering for them, in new and different ways, and our team has stepped up and made it happen."

Michael Smith, CEO of CPG’s parent company, World Group, echoed Palmer’s comments, saying “We have had a very interesting 12-18 months, like a lot of companies. What really kept us on the path to success was our people. They didn’t miss a beat, no matter if we asked them to work remotely, or to navigate new territory. Their commitment and creativity helped us move the ball forward, and we are excited to see what else they can accomplish.”

“I’d be remiss if I did not mention our fleet of independent contractors,” added Palmer. “Our  TopBug2021FHC100contractors have been excellent throughout the pandemic, and their efforts do not go unnoticed by our terminal teams or our customers. We value their professionalism and experience.”

In addition to the for-hire ranking, CPG moved up to the 9th spot in the ranking of
Intermodal/Drayage carriers, demonstrating its expertise in drayage solutions. Transport Topics is a news leader in freight transportation. Their Top 100 lists and accompanying sector lists rank the largest for-hire and private carriers in the United States, Canada and Mexico based on annual revenue. You can find the 2021 list here.