Best Transportation Stocks

Best Transportation Stocks

Transportation is a challenge in the supply chain that concerns all products and services and is one that does not have any end in sight. Because majority of cities, states, and countries around the world cannot produce all the needs of their societies within their locality, they must transport these required goods and services from other places. Moreover, for places that produce goods and services, more than they can consume locally, they then must find a way to transport these extras to other areas where they are needed.

Transportation can occur on land, water, or by air. The stocks listed below are the best transportation stocks of 2018 and this is one of the topmost/complete list of transportation stocks available. Utilize this list to improve your knowledge of the logistics sector by actively participating in the trading of these stocks.

Some companies in the transportation sector have already seen plenty of growth since the pandemic hit. Logistics companies, the ones that are shipping our packages, have already become much busier since most people are ordering online rather than heading to stores.

Listed below is the name of each company, a description of its business activities, and the corresponding market symbol.

1. Air Transport Services Group Inc. Air Cargo Transportation ATSG
2. ArcBest Corp Logistics ARCB
3. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc Logistics CHRW
4. CAI International Inc Intermodal leasing CAI
5. Canadian National Railway (USA) Railroad CNI
6. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) Railroad CP
7. Celadon Group, Inc. Trucking CGI
8. Covenant Transportation Group Inc Trucking CVTI
9. CryoPort Inc Logistics CYRX
10. CSX Corporation Railroad CSX
11. Cummins Inc. Truck Engine Manufacturer CMI
12. Dana Inc Truck Equipment Manufacturer DAN
13. Daseke Inc Flatbed Trucking DSKE
14. Descartes Systems Group Inc Logistics IT Provider (MacroPoint) DSG
15. Deutsche Post AG DHL (Freight) DPW
16. Echo Global Logistics, Inc. Logistics ECHO
17. Expeditors International of Washington Logistics EXPD
18. FedEx Corporation Air/Road Transport FDX
19. Forward Air Corporation Air Cargo Transportation FWRD
20. Genesee & Wyoming Inc Railroad GWR
21. Heartland Express, Inc. Trucking HTLD
22. Hub Group Inc Intermodal HUBG
23. J B Hunt Transport Services Inc Trucking JBHT
24. Kansas City Southern Railroad KSU
25. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc Trucking KNX
26. Landstar System, Inc. Logistics LSTR
27. Marten Transport, Ltd Trucking MRTN
28. Meritor Inc Truck Equipment Manufacturer MTOR
29. Navistar International Corp Truck Manufacturer (International Trucks) NAV
30. Old Dominion Freight Line Trucking ODFL
31. P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. Trucking PTSI
32. PACCAR Inc Truck Manufacturer (Kenworth/Peterbilt) PCAR
33. Pangaea Logistics Solutions Ltd Logistics PANL
34. Patriot Transportation Holding Inc Trucking PATI
35. Penske Automotive Group, Inc. Truck Leasing PAG
37. Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc Trucking/Logistics RRTS
38. Roper Technologies Inc Software (DAT Load Board and Loadlink) ROP
39. Ryder System, Inc. Truck Leasing R
40. Saia Inc Trucking SAIA
41. Schneider National Inc Trucking SNDR
42. Seadrill Ltd Oil Tanker Shipping SDRL
43. SEASPAN Corp/SH SH Intermodal SSW
44. Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. Global Ship Logistics SINO
45. Textainer Group Holdings Limited Marine Container Manufacturer TGH
46. TFI International Inc Trucking/Logistics TFII
47. United Parcel Service, Inc. Air Freight/Land Transport UPS
48. Universal Logistics Holdings Inc Logistics ULH
49. USA Truck, Inc. Trucking USAK
50. Wabash National Corporation Semi-Trailer Manufacturer WNC
51. Werner Enterprises, Inc. Trucking WERN
52. XPO Logistics Inc Logistics XPO
53. YRC Worldwide Inc Trucking YRCW
54. Mullen Group Trucking MTL

What is Niche Trading?

Niche trading is the trading of stocks within a specific sector. For instance, trading the stocks listed above would be niche trading in the transportation sector. Niche trading has many benefits that outweigh the negatives. Firstly, it allows you to trade in a sector within you already have work experience and knowledge. Secondly, it allows you to further build expertise within the industry. Thirdly, it provides a trading advantage due to closer understanding and analysis of the stocks you decide to trade.

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