Jacksonville, Fla.-based Landstar System, Inc. reported record first quarter revenues of $780.9 million for the first quarter of 2016.
The Thomasville, N.C.-based less-than-truckload carrier surpassed analyst expectations, posting earnings per share of $0.80 for the quarter.
The Atlanta-based parcel giant reported increased revenues in all of its business segments, and surpassed analyst expectations with an earnings per share of $1.32 for the quarter.
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Amazon is planning to offer China-based sellers the ability to ship their goods internationally as air cargo, but it is not clear whether the retail giant would be booking airspace via other carriers or flying its own planes.
The global seafood supply chain is a complex one, and is challenged by various headwinds that can be costly to the industry.