Top 10 Shipping Companies in USA

Top 10 Famous Shipping Companies List in USA

Shipping company is that provides shipping services to destinations. They are ship the things to required destinations. Here we are discussing top 10 famous shipping companies information which are providing services in Unites States of America.

1. United Parcel Service of America Inc.

United Parcel Service of America Inc. Is also called as UPS. It is one of the largest shipping company in world as well as in USA. It was founded on August 28, 1907 by James Casey in Seattle, Washington and capitalized with $100 in debt.

Type Public company
Traded as NYSE: UPS
S&P 500 Component
Industry Courier
Founded Seattle, Washington (1907)
Founder(s) James E. Casey
Headquarters Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Key people Scott Davis(Chairman & CEO)
Products Courier express services
Freight forwarding services
Logistics services

Chief Executives

  • l 1907–1962 James E. "Jim" Casey
  • l 1962–1972 George D. Smith
  • l 1972–1973 Paul Oberkotter
  • l 1973–1980 Harold Oberkotter
  • l 1980–1984 George Lamb
  • l 1984–1990 John W. Rogers
  • l 1990–1997 Kent C. "Oz" Nelson
  • l 1997–2001 James P. Kelly
  • l 2002–2007 Michael L. "Mike" Eskew
  • l 2008 – Present Scott Davis

UPS Contact Details

UPS World Headquarters

55 Glenlake Parkway NE

Atlanta , GA 30328

United States

Tel.: 1-800-PICK-UPS

UPS Americas and the Caribbean

3401 NW 67th Avenue, Bld. 805

Miami , FL 33122


2. FedEx Corporation

FedEx Corporation is one of the best shipping company around in the world as well as USA. The original company name is Federal Express. FedEx shipping company was founded on 1971 in Little Rock, Arkansas as Federal Express Corporation.

Type Public
Traded as NYSE: FDX
S&P 500 Component
Industry Courier
Founded Little Rock, Arkansas(1971)
as Federal Express Corporation
Founder(s) Frederick W. Smith
Headquarters Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Key people Frederick W. Smith
(Chairman, President & CEO)
Products Postdelivery, express mail, freight forwarding, third-party logistics

Contact Details

U.S. Customer Support 1.800.Go.FedEx
FedEx Customer Relations
3875 Airways, Module H3 Department 4634
Memphis, TN38116
International Customer Service 1.800.Go.FedEx (1.800.463.3339) FedEx Customer Relations
3875 Airways, Module H3 Department 4634
Memphis, TN38116

3. All America’s Auto Transport:

All America auto transport is top USA shipping company. It was started services in 1964. The contact details of All America’s Auto Transport is given below,


7100 Saunders Ct
Ste 102
Bethesda, MD 20817


Toll Free Number: 1-800-227-7447

4. Maersk:

Maersk is a Danish business company which have multi business sectors, in that shipping is one of service. Maersk is famous shipping company in USA. Maersk group was founded by captain Peter Mærsk-Møller and his son Arnold Peter Møller (2 October 1876 – June 1965) in Svendborg, 1904.

Type Publicly traded aktieselskab
Industry Conglomerate
Founded 1904
Headquarters Copenhagen, Denmark
Key people Nils Smedegaard Andersen(CEO)
Michael Pram Rasmussen (Chairman)
Products Container shippingand terminals, ferry and tanker transport, semi-submersible drilling rigs and FPSOs, oil and gas exploration and production, shipyards, store retail


A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S
Esplanaden 50
1098 Copenhagen K


Telephone - +45 33 63 33 63

Telefax +45 33 63 41 08

5. Hapag-Lloyd:

Hapag-Lloyd is one of the best shipping company in America. Hapag-Lloyd was founded on 1970 and merge with Hamburg America Line (HAPAG) and the North German Lloyd.

Type Aktiengesellschaft
Industry Liner Shipping
Genre Shipping line
Founded 1970
Headquarters Hamburg, Germany
Area served Worldwide
Owner(s) Albert Ballin Consortium (78%) and TUI AG (22%)
Employees approx. 8000
Parent Albert Ballin Consortium (78%) and TUI AG (22%)


Hapag-Lloyd Usa, Llc
1101 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw
Suite 600
Washington, Dc 20004


Phone Number: 800 834 6314

Fax: 202 742 656


COSCO is a Chinese shipping company which is best in USA also. COSCO abbreviation is China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company. COSCO was founded on April 27, 1961.

Type State-owned enterprise
Public company
Traded as SEHK: 0517
Industry Transportation
Founded April 27, 1961
Headquarters Ocean Plaza
Xicheng District, Beijing, People's Republic of China
Area served Worldwide
Services Freight forwarding, shipbuilding, shiprepairing, terminal operations

Contact Details

Office: COSCO Container Lines Americas, Inc. (NEW YORK)
Address: 100 LIGHTING WAY, SECAUCUS, NJ 07094, U.S.A
Telephone: +1+201-4220500

7. American President Lines Ltd

American President Lines Ltd is also call as APL is world seventh largest shipping company in the world and in USA top most shipping company. It was founded on 1848.

Type Subsidiary
Industry Shipping
Founded 1848
Headquarters Singapore
Key people Kenneth Glenn (President)
Services Container Shipping
Revenue US$ 7.9 billion (FY 2011)
Employees 4,300 (2012)
Parent Neptune Orient Lines Limited


1579 Middle Harbor Rd
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 272-2022

8. Hanjin:

Hanjin is world class shipping company which is founded in 1977. Hanji was received award by U.S Masco Corporation in 2007.


New York

80 East Route 4 Suite 200 Paramus, Nj07652

Phone: +1 2012914580

Fax: +1 201 291 0513

9. NYK Line

NYK abbreviation is Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha. Its started operations in USA with 170 subsidiaries.


NYK North America Customer Service and Documentation Service Centers

Phone: 1-888-695-7447

10. Evergreen Marine Corporation

Evergreen Marine Corporation is founded in 1968 and headquarters in Luzhu, Taoyuan County, Taiwan. Its covering more than 80 countries around the world.


New York

Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corporation (New York Office)
One Evertrust Plaza , Jersey City , New Jersey 07302

Tel Number : 1-201-7613000

Fax Number : 1-201-7613011

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