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AIRTRAN HOLDINGS INC (AAI)
AirTran Holdings, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, AirTran Airways, Inc., provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States. AirTran Airways offers scheduled air transportation of passengers serving short-haul markets principally in the eastern United States, with flights originating and terminating at its hub, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. As of April 27, 2005, it operated approximately 500 daily flights to nearly 40 destinations. The company serves customers through the Internet, travel agencies, and its reservation call centers. AirTran Holdings is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
ALLIANCE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT HOLDING L.P (AB)
AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. and its subsidiaries provide investment management and related services to institutional clients, retail clients, and private clients in the United States and internationally. It offers institutional investment services, including separately managed accounts, sub-advisory relationships, structured products, group trusts, mutual funds, and other investment vehicles to unaffiliated corporate and public employee pension funds, endowment funds, domestic and foreign institutions, and governments and affiliates. The company's retail services individual investors comprise retail mutual funds sponsored by AllianceBernstein, its subsidiaries, and its affiliated joint venture companies, sub-advisory relationships with mutual funds sponsored by third parties, and separately managed account programs sponsored by various financial intermediaries. It provides separately managed accounts, hedge funds, mutual funds, and other investment vehicles for private clients, including high-net-worth individuals, trusts and estates, charitable foundations, partnerships, private and family corporations, and other entities. It also offers in-depth and independent fundamental research, portfolio strategy, trading, and brokerage-related services to institutional investors. In addition, AllianceBernstein provides distribution, shareholder servicing, and administrative services to its sponsored mutual funds. The company was founded in 1987. It was formerly known as Alliance Capital Management Holding L.P. and changed its name to AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. in 2006. AllianceBernstein is based in New York, New York.
ARKANSAS BEST CORPORATION (ABFS)
Arkansas Best Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in motor carrier transportation and intermodal transportation operations. The company operates in two segments, ABF and Clipper. ABF segment conducts LTL motor carrier operations. It offers national, interregional, and regional transportation of general commodities, including food, textiles, apparel, furniture, appliances, chemicals, nonbulk petroleum products, rubber, plastics, metal and metal products, wood, glass, automotive parts, machinery, and miscellaneous manufactured products through LTL services. Clipper segment offers domestic intermodal freight services, utilizing various transportation modes, such as rail and over-the-road. It provides a range of transportation services, such as intermodal and truck brokerage, consolidation, transloading, repacking, and other ancillary services, as well as provides temperature-controlled intermodal transportation service to fruit and produce brokers, growers, shippers and receivers, and supermarket chains. Clipper services also include transportation of nonproduce loads requiring protective services; and leasing trailers during nonpeak produce seasons. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
AIR METHODS CORPORATION (AIRM)
Air Methods Corporation (AMC) provides air medical emergency transport services and systems in the United States. It transports persons requiring intensive medical care from either the scene of an accident or general care hospitals to highly skilled trauma centers or tertiary care centers. The company also designs, manufactures, and installs aircraft medical interiors, and other aerospace and medical transport products. AMC provides its services through two divisions, Community-Based Model (CBM) and Hospital-Based Model (HBM). The Community-Based Model division offers various services, such as medical care, aircraft operation and maintenance, 24-hour communications and dispatch, and medical billing and collections. As of December 31, 2004, the company's CBM division provided air medical transportation services in 17 states, while its HBM division provided air medical transportation services to hospitals located in 26 states and Puerto Rico. The Hospital-Based Model division provides hospital clients with medically-equipped helicopters and airplanes, which are generally based at hospitals. As of April 7, 2005, AMC owned, leased, or maintained a fleet of approximately 180 helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. The company was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
Air T, Inc. primarily provides overnight air cargo services to the express delivery services industry in the United States. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, provides small package overnight air freight delivery services on a contract basis throughout the eastern half of the United States, South America, and in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. As of march 31, 2005, the company operated 95 aircrafts under dry-lease service contracts and owned 2 aircrafts. Air T also provides aviation ground support and other specialized equipment products, including aircraft deicers, scissor type lifts, military and civilian decontamination units, and other specialized types of equipment to passenger and cargo airlines, airports, and the military and industrial customers. Air T was incorporated in 1980 and is headquartered in Maiden, North Carolina.
ALEXANDER & BALDWIN INC (ALEX)
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. provides transportation, property development and management, and food products primarily in Hawaii. The company's Transportation services include carrying freight primarily between various ports on the U.S. Pacific Coast and major Hawaii ports, and Guam; chartering vessels to third parties; arranging intermodal and motor carrier services, and providing logistics services in North America; and providing terminal, stevedoring, and container equipment maintenance services in Hawaii. Property development and management comprise purchasing, developing, selling, managing, leasing, and investing in commercial and residential properties in Hawaii and on the U.S. mainland. The company's Food Products business consists of growing sugar cane and coffee in Hawaii; producing bulk raw sugar, specialty food-grade sugars, molasses, and green coffee; marketing and distributing roasted coffee and green coffee; providing sugar and molasses hauling in Hawaii; and generating and selling electricity. Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.
ALASKA AIR GROUP INC (ALK)
Alaska Air Group, Inc., a holding company, engages in the airline business. The company's principal subsidiaries are Alaska Airlines, Inc. (Alaska) and Horizon Air Industries, Inc. (Horizon). These subsidiaries operate as airlines. Alaska principally serves 39 cities in 6 western states, which include Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona, as well as in Canada and in 7 cities in Mexico. It also provides nonstop services between Seattle and five eastern cities, which include Washington, Boston, Miami, Orlando, and Newark; between Seattle and Denver; and between Anchorage and Chicago. As of December 31, 2004, Alaska's operating fleet comprised 108 jet aircrafts. Horizon principally serves 40 cities in 6 states, which include Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, California, and Arizona, as well as 6 cities in Canada. It also provides nonstop services between Seattle and Portland, Seattle and Spokane, Seattle and Vancouver, and Seattle and Calgary. As of December 31, 2004, Horizon's operating fleet comprised 18 jet and 47 turboprop aircrafts. Alaska Air group was founded in 1932 and is based in Seattle, Washington.
AMR Corporation (AMR), through its principal subsidiary, American Airlines, Inc., operates as a scheduled passenger airline. The company operates scheduled air freight carriers, as well as provides freight and mail services to shippers. AMR, through its AMR Eagle Holding Corporation subsidiary, also owns two regional airlines, which do business as the American Eagle carriers. It also contracts with three independently owned regional airlines that do business as the American Connection. The company provides connecting service primarily in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. AMR's another wholly owned subsidiary, AMR Investment Services, Inc., serves as the investment manager of the American AAdvantage Funds, a family of mutual funds with both institutional and retail shareholders, as well as provides customized fixed income portfolio management services. The company provided scheduled jet service to approximately 150 destinations throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and the Pacific, as of December 31, 2004. It served approximately 250 cities in approximately 40 countries with approximately 3,800 daily flights with a combined network fleet of approximately 1,000 aircraft, as of March 1, 2005. AMR Corporation was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.
AirNet Systems, Inc. operates as a national air transportation network providing delivery services for time-critical shipments for the banking industry and other industries in the United States. It transports important documents, small parts, and hazardous materials for the aerospace and aviation industries; transports financial documents and checks for banks; transports people, materials, and packages for government agencies; provides airport-to-airport and airport-to-door air service; delivers movies, television commercials, game films, and other media products for the media and entertainment industries; carries life-saving, patient care products, blood, organs, and radiopharmaceuticals for the medical and life sciences industries; dispatches and launches aircraft for urgent transport needs. It also offers passenger charter services and retail aviation fuel sales, and related ground services in Columbus, Ohio. The company was founded by Jerry Mercer in 1974. AirNet Systems is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
B+H OCEAN CARRIERS LTD (BHO)
B+H Ocean Carriers, Ltd. engages in the acquisition, investment, ownership, operation, and sale of vessels for dry bulk and liquid cargo transportation. As of July 14, 2005, it owned a fleet of 7 medium range product tankers and 4 combination carriers. The company's vessels carry various products, including petroleum products, crude oil, vegetable oils, and dry bulk cargo. B+H Ocean Carriers was organized in 1988 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.
BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE CORPORATION (BNI)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides rail transportation services in North America. The company transports various products and commodities, including consumer, industrial, coal, and agricultural products. Consumer products include automotives, such as motor vehicles and vehicle parts, as well as perishables and dry boxcar products, including beverages, canned goods, and perishable food items. It also transports other consumer goods, such as cotton, salt, rubber, and tires. Industrial products include construction products, such as clays, sands, cements, aggregates, sodium compounds, and other industrial minerals; building products, including lumber, plywood, oriented strand board, particleboard, paper products, pulpmill feedstocks, wood pulp, and sawlogs; and chemical and plastic products, such as caustic soda, chlorine, industrial gases, acids, polyethylene, polypropylene, and polyvinyl chloride, which are used by automotive, housing, and packaging industries. Agricultural products include wheat, corn, bulk foods, soybeans, oil seeds and meals, feeds, barley, oats and rye, milo, oils, malt, and flour and mill products. As of December 31, 2003, the company operated a railroad system consisting of approximately 32,000 route miles of track, of which approximately 24,500 miles are owned route miles, through 28 states and 2 Canadian provinces. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC (CAL)
Continental Airlines, Inc., an air carrier, engages in transporting passengers, cargo, and mail. The company directly serves destinations throughout Europe, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, as well as Tel Aviv, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. It also provides services in the western Pacific, including service to various Japanese cities. As of December 31, 2004, Continental Airlines flew to 130 domestic and 113 international destinations, and offered additional connecting service through alliances with domestic and foreign carriers. As of the above date, the company's operating aircraft fleet consisted of 349 mainline jets and 245 regional jets. The company was founded by Walter T. Varney and Louis Mueller in 1934. It was formerly known as Varney Speed Lines and changed its name to Continental Airlines, Inc. in 1937. Continental Airlines is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES CORPORATION LTD (CEA)
China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited and its subsidiaries provide civil aviation, air cargo, postal delivery, and other extended transportation services in the People's Republic of China. The company also offers aircraft maintenance, manufacturing and maintenance of aviation equipment, agent services for airlines. As of June 30, 2005, it operated 116 aircraft, including 108 passenger jet aircraft and 8 jet freighters. The company also operated a total of 221 routes, of which 144 were domestic routes, 15 were Hong Kong routes, and 62 were international routes, as of the same date. The company was established in 1995 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China. China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited is majority owned by China Eastern Air Holding Company.
CALAMOS GLOBAL TOTAL RETURN FUND (CGO)
Calamos Global Total Return Fund is a closed ended fund managed by Calamos Advisors, LLC. It seeks to make its investments in the consumer discretionary, financial, energy, consumer staples, information technology, industrials, materials, healthcare, utilities, and telecommunication services industries. The fund invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It also invests in American Depository Receipts (ADRs). The fund typically makes its equity investments in stocks of mid-cap and large-cap companies. It makes its fixed income investments in high yield fixed income securities and convertible securities that are either investment grade, BB rated, rated B and below, or unrated. The fund seeks total return through a combination of capital appreciation and current income.
C.H. ROBINSON WORLDWIDE INC (CHRW)
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a nonasset based transportation provider, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in a variety of industries. The company, through its relationships with transportation companies, such as motor carriers, railroads, air freight, and ocean carriers, provides appropriate transportation for its customers' freight needs. It also provides fresh produce sourcing services, including the buying, selling, and brokering of fresh produce to produce wholesalers, large grocery retailers, restaurants, and foodservice distributors. In addition, the company, through its subsidiary, T-Chek Systems, Inc., provides funds transfer and driver payroll services, fuel management services, fuel and use tax reporting, and online access to information management reports to its motor carrier customers. It also captures sales and fuel cost data; provides management information to the seller; and invoices the carrier for fuel, cash advances, and fee for various companies and truck stop chains. The company operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, and Asia. C.H. Robinson Worldwide was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
SEACOR Holdings, Inc. engages in the ownership, operation, investigation, marketing, and remarketing of equipment, primarily in the offshore oil and gas and marine transportation industries. It operates through four segments: Offshore Marine Services (OMS), Environmental Services (EVS), Inland River Services (IRS), and Helicopter Services (HES). The OMS segment operates offshore support vessels to deliver cargo and personnel to offshore installations, handle anchors for drilling rigs and marine equipment, support offshore construction and maintenance work, and provide safety support and oil spill response services. It also provides services supporting projects, such as well stimulation, seismic data gathering, and freight hauling, as well as offers logistics services, including shorebase and marine transport. The EVS segment provides oil spill response, handles environmental remediation projects, and offers related consulting services to those who store, transport, produce, or handle petroleum products and environmentally hazardous materials. The IRS segment operates a fleet of dry cargo barges primarily on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, and their tributaries; and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterways. These cargo barges transport dry-bulk commodities, such as grain, coal, aggregate, ore, steel, scrap, and fertilizers. It also owns chemical and product tank barges, which are operated by a third party. The HES segment services the offshore energy markets with operations in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska, as well as offers agricultural and forestry support, and flight-seeing tour services. This segment also leases aircraft to third parties for operation by those parties. As of December 31, 2004, the company operated a fleet of 212 vessels, 127 helicopters, and 1,000 dry cargo and 20 chemical tank barges. SEACOR was incorporated in 1989. It was formerly known as SEACOR SMIT, Inc. and changed its name to SEACOR Holdings, Inc. in 2004. The company is based in Houston, Texas.
Celadon Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a truckload carrier in the North America. It offers time-sensitive transportation in and between the United States, and Mexico and Canada. In addition, the company provides truckload transportation services within the United States, including long-haul, regional, dedicated, and logistic services. Further, Celadon Group operates TruckersB2B, Inc., a marketing business that offers fuel, tires, equipment, and insurance to small and medium-sized trucking companies through its Web site, www.truckersb2b.com. It offers transportation services principally for automotive parts, paper products, manufacturing parts, semi-finished products, textiles, appliances, retail products, and toys. As of June 30, 2005, the company operated 2,570 tractors and 7,468 trailers. Celadon Group was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY COMPANY (CNI)
Canadian National Railway Company operates in the rail industry in North America. It provides passenger rail services, including roadbed, and related facilities and services; intercity passenger service; commuter train services; and access and crews for passenger services. The company also engages in the rail transportation of plastics, sulfur, petroleum, and gas products; metals, equipment and parts, construction materials, and iron ore; lumber, fibers, paper, and panels; coal and petroleum coke; food grains, oilseed products, and feed grains; and automotive products. Further, it provides intermodal services. As of December 31, 2004, Canadian National operated approximately 12,900 route miles in 8 Canadian provinces and 6,400 route miles in 16 states in the United States. The company was incorporated in 1922 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LIMITED (CP)
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CPR) operates as a transcontinental railway in North America. The company provides rail and intermodal freight transportation services to a network of approximately 13,800 miles serving the principal business centers of Canada, and the midwestern and northeastern United States. It transports bulk commodities, such as grain, coal, sulfur and fertilizers; merchandise freight, which consists of finished vehicles and automotive parts, and forest and industrial products; and intermodal traffic, which include consumer products transported in containers that can be handled by train, ship and truck, and domestic containers. CPR was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
CSX Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of rail networks in the United States, as well as in the provision of integrated rail and truck transportation services across the United States, and primary markets in Canada and Mexico. It provides rail freight transportation over a network of approximately 22,000 route miles in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and 2 Canadian provinces. The company also provides transcontinental intermodal transportation services across North America through approximately 500 trains among its 44 terminals weekly. In addition, CSX also owns and operates the Greenbrier, a AAA Five-Diamond resort, located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. CSX Corporation is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
COVENANT TRANSPORT INC (CVTI)
Covenant Transport, Inc., a holding company, provides truckload carrier services in the United States. The company provides expedited long-haul freight transportation services, temperature-controlled service, and regional truckload service. Covenant Transport also provides electronic data interchange and Internet-based communication for customer usage in tendering loads and accessing information, such as cargo position, delivery times, and billing information. In addition, the company provides loading and unloading, equipment detention, and other accessorial services. As of March 31, 2005, Covenant Transport operated approximately 3,581 tractors and 8,909 trailers. The company offers its services to truckload customers, such as manufacturers and retailers, as well as to transportation companies, such as freight forwarders, less-than-truckload carriers, and third-party logistics providers. It also operates in Canada and Mexico. Covenant Transport was organized in 1994 and is headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
EXCEL MARITIME CARRIERS LTD (EXM)
Excel Maritime Carriers, Ltd. engages in the ownership and operation of dry bulk carrier vessels worldwide. It provides seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, such as iron ore, coal, and grains, as well as bauxite, fertilizers, and steel products. The company's fleet consists of 17 vessels comprising 10 Panamax and 7 Handymax vessels with a total carrying capacity of 1,004,930 dwt. The company charters its vessels on both spot charter and time charter bases. Excel Maritime was formed in 1988 and is based in Piraeus, Greece.
EXPEDITORS INTERNATIONAL OF WASHINGTON INC (EXPD)
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. provides logistics services worldwide. The company offers an international network supporting the movement and positioning of goods. Its services include the consolidation or forwarding of air and ocean freight. In addition, the company acts as a customs broker in the United States offices and in certain of its international offices. As a customs broker, it assists importers to clear shipments through customs by preparing required documentation, calculating and providing for payment of duties on behalf of the importer, arranging for inspections by governmental agencies, and arranging for delivery. Expeditors also provides other services at destination, including temporary warehousing, inland transportation, inventory management, cargo insurance, and product distribution. Its additional services include vendor consolidation, purchase order management, and logistics information. The company's customers include retailing and wholesaling, electronics, and manufacturing companies. Expeditors was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
FedEx Corporation provides transportation, e-commerce, and business services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, and FedEx Kinko's. FedEx Express segment offers a range of shipping services for the delivery of packages, documents, and freight. FedEx Ground segment provides small-package ground delivery services. This segment, through FedEx SmartPost, also specializes in the consolidation and delivery of high volumes of low-weight, less time-sensitive business-to-consumer packages, using the U.S. Postal Service for final delivery to residences. FedEx Freight segment offers regional next-day and second-day, and interregional less-than-truckload freight services. This segment also offers airfreight forwarding services between the United States and Puerto Rico. FedEx Kinko's segment provides document management solutions, facilities management, and other business services. Its global network of digitally-connected locations offer access to technology for black and white and color copying/printing, finishing and presentation services, signs and graphics, Internet access, videoconferencing, outsourcing, managed services, Web-based printing, document management solutions, ground shipping and global express shipping services, and various other retail services and products. The company was incorporated in 1971 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.
FROZEN FOOD EXPRESS INDUSTRIES INC (FFEX)
Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. (FFEII) serves as a temperature-controlled carrier of perishable goods in North America. The company provides full-truckload, less-than-truckload, and dedicated fleet transportation of refrigerated and frozen products. It primarily transports meat, poultry, seafood, processed foods, candy and other confectioneries, dairy products, pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, fruits and vegetables, cosmetics, and film. It also offers full-truckload transportation of nontemperature-sensitive goods and freight brokerage services. In addition, FFEII distributes motor vehicle air conditioning parts. The company operated a full-truckload tractor fleet of 1,470 units, as of December 31, 2004. FFEII was incorporated in 1969 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
FRONTIER AIRLINES HOLDINGS INC (FRNT)
Frontier Airlines, Inc. provide air transportation for passengers and freight in the United States. The company, in conjunction with its regional jet partner Frontier JetExpress, operates routes linking from its Denver hub to 44 cities coast-to-coast and 5 cities in Mexico. As of October 25, 2005, the company's fleet consisted of 42 Airbus A319s and 7 Airbus A318s, including 33 leased aircraft and 16 company-owned. It offers its services principally for the leisure and corporate travel markets. Frontier Airlines was organized in 1994 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
FORWARD AIR CORPORATION (FWRD)
Forward Air Corporation provides surface transportation and related logistics services to the North American deferred air freight market. Its shipment consists of a pallet load of freight consisting of electronics, telecommunications equipment, machine parts, trade show exhibit materials, or medical equipment. The company also offers an array of logistics services, including exclusive-use vehicles, dedicated fleets, warehousing, customs brokerage, and shipment consolidation and handling. Forward Air operates through a network of 80 terminals located on or near airports in the United States and Canada, including a central sorting facility in Columbus, Ohio, and 8 regional hubs. It also operates regional hubs in Atlanta, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Newburgh, Orlando, and San Francisco. The company serves air freight forwarders, integrated air cargo carriers, and passenger and cargo airlines. Forward Air was founded by Scott M. Niswonger in 1981 and is headquartered in Greeneville, Tennessee.
GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC (GBX)
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. provides freight car solutions in North America and Europe. It operates in two segments: Manufacturing, and Leasing and Services. The Manufacturing segment designs, manufactures, and markets intermodal railcars, including double stack railcars to carry containers; conventional railcars, including boxcars, which are used in forest products, automotive, perishables, and general merchandise applications; pressurized tank cars for liquid petroleum gas and ammonia; and nonpressurized tank cars for light oil, chemicals, and other products. This segment also offers center partition flat cars, bulkhead flat cars, flat cars for automotive transportation, and solid waste service flat cars; covered hopper cars for the grain, cement, and plastics industries; gondolas and coil cars for the steel and metals markets; coal cars; sliding wall cars; and rolling highway cars. The company also provides repair and refurbishment of railcars for third parties, as well as of its own leased and managed fleet. In addition, it manufactures ocean going deck barges, double-hull tank barges, railcar/deck barges, barges for aggregates and other heavy industrial products, and ocean going dump barges. The Leasing and Services segment owns approximately 10,000 railcars and provides management services, including railcar maintenance; railcar accounting services, such as billing and revenue collection, and car hire receivable and payable administration; and railcar remarketing to approximately 129,000 railcars for railroads, shippers, and other leasing and transportation companies. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
GUANGSHEN RAILWAY COMPANY LIMITED (GSH)
Guangshen Railway Company Limited provides railway passenger and freight transportation services between Guangzhou and Shenzhen, and certain long-distance passenger transportation services. Its freight services include the transportation of whole and partial carload cargo, containers, and special and regular cargo. The company also operates other businesses, such as retail sales of food, beverages, and merchandise aboard its trains and in its stations; advertising; tourism; and property leasing. As of December 31, 2004, it operated 117 pairs of passenger trains per day, of which 64 pairs were high-speed express passenger trains operating between Guangzhou and Shenzhen; 2 pairs were regular-speed passenger trains operating between Guangzhou and Shenzhen; 13 pairs were Hong Kong through-trains; and 38 pairs were domestic long-distance passenger trains. As of the same date, there were 26 stations situated on its rail line, providing services for cities, towns, and ports situated between Guangzhou and Shenzhen in the Guangzhou-Shenzhen corridor, and Hong Kong. Guangshen Railway Company is based in Shenzhen, China.
HAWAIIAN AIRLINES INC (HA)
Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., engages in the scheduled transportation of passengers, cargo, and mail. As of December 31, 2003, it operated approximately 135 flights daily on transpacific routes between Hawaii and Los Angeles; Sacramento, San Diego, and San Francisco, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Phoenix, Arizona; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle, Washington, as well as weekly service on south pacific routes, including Hawaii to Pago Pago, American Samoa, Papeete, and Tahiti in South Pacific; and Sydney, Australia. In addition, the company provides charter service from Honolulu, Hawaii to Anchorage, Alaska; and daily service among the four major islands of the State of Hawaii. It operated 12 B717 aircraft to service the inter-island routes, and 14 B767 aircraft to service Hawaiian's transpacific, south pacific and overseas charter routes. Hawaiian Holdings is based in Honolulu, Hawaii. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in March 2003.
HEARTLAND EXPRESS INC (HTLD)
Heartland Express, Inc. operates as a short-to-medium-haul, truckload carrier of general commodities in the United States. The company provides nationwide transportation service to shippers, using late-model equipment and a combined fleet of company-owned and owner-operator tractors. Its primary traffic lanes are between customer locations east of the Rocky Mountains, with selected service to the west. The company also operates seven regional distribution operations in Atlanta, Georgia; Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Columbus, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; Kingsport, Tennessee; Chester, Virginia; and Olive Branch, Mississippi. Its primary customers include retailers and manufacturers. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Coralville, Iowa.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPHOLDING CORPORATION (ISH)
International Shipholding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a fleet of U.S. and foreign flag vessels that provide international and domestic maritime transportation services under medium to long-term charters or contracts to commercial and governmental customers. It operates in five primary segments: Liner Services, Time Charter Contracts, Contracts of Affreightment, Rail-Ferry Service, and Other. The Liner Services segment operates a U.S. flag liner service between U.S. Gulf and East Coast ports, and ports in the Red Sea and the Middle East, as well as a foreign flag transatlantic liner service operating between U.S. Gulf and East Coast ports, and ports in northern Europe. The Time Charter Contracts segment includes charters of three roll-on/roll-off vessels to the Military Sealift Command; contracts with car manufacturers for six car/truck carriers and with an electric utility for a conveyor-equipped, self-unloading coal carrier; and the provision of transportation services to a mining company at its mine in Papua, Indonesia. The Contracts of Affreightment segment comprises a sulphur transportation contract with a sulphur producer. The Rail-Ferry Service segment carries loaded rail cars between Mobile, Alabama and Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. The Other segment consists of operations that include specialized services for ship charter brokerage and agency and operates over the road car transportation truck company. As of December 31, 2004, International Shipholding's fleet consisted of 35 ocean-going vessels, 917 lighter aboard ship barges, and 32 over the road haul-away car carrying trucks. International Shipholding is headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.B. HUNT TRANSPORT SERVICES INC (JBHT)
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides transportation services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company primarily transports forest and paper products, building materials, general merchandise, food and beverages, chemicals, and automotive parts. It operates in three segments: Full Truck-Load Dry-Van (JBT), Intermodal (JBI), and Dedicated Contract Services (DCS). JBT segment offers truck-load and dry-van freight through company-owned tractors or through independent contractors, as well as assigns freight to third-party motor carriers. JBI segment provides intermodal freight solutions. It offers co-ordination of the rail and over-the-road transport movements. As of December 31, 2004, the company operated approximately 22,000 company-controlled containers, as well as managed 1,192 tractors. DCS segment engages in the design, development, and execution of customer specific fleet solutions. It also offers transportation engineering solutions, which support private fleet conversion, dedicated fleet creation, and transportation system augmentation, as well as provides customized services that are governed by long-term contracts, including dry-van, flatbed, temperature-controlled, and local operations. J.B. Hunt Transport Services was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Lowell, Arkansas.
Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services. The company operates in two segments, Marine Transportation and Diesel Engine Services. The Marine Transportation segment engages in the inland transportation of petrochemicals, black oil products, refined petroleum products, and agricultural chemicals by tank barges, as well as the offshore transportation of dry-bulk cargoes by barge. As of December 31, 2004, the company operated a fleet of 885 inland tank barges, 235 inland towboats, 4 offshore dry-cargo barges, 4 offshore tugboats, and 1 shifting tugboat. The company offers its marine transportation services to inland and offshore barge operators, oil service companies, petrochemical companies, offshore fishing companies, other marine transportation entities. The Diesel Engine Services segment engages in the overhaul and repair of diesel engines and reduction gears, and related parts sales. The company sells original equipment manufacturers replacement parts; provides service mechanics to overhaul and repair engines and reduction gears; and maintains facilities to rebuild component parts or entire engines and entire reduction gears. It serves the marine market and stand-by power generation market; certain transit railroad markets; components for the nuclear industry; and other industrial markets, such as cement, paper, and mining worldwide. The company was incorporated in 1969. It was formerly known as Kirby Exploration Company, Inc. and changed its name to Kirby Corporation in 1990. Kirby Corporation is based in Houston, Texas.
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN (KSU)
Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and operation of rail network in North America. It operates north/south rail route among Kansas City, Missouri, and various key ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas encompassing a 10-state region in the Midwest and southern parts of the United States. The company also operates direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo in Texas, serving various Mexico's industrial cities and 3 of its shipping ports; and 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas. In addition, it holds a concession to operate a 47-mile coast-to-coast railroad located adjacent to the Panama Canal, as well as operates commuter and tourist railway services. Its customers include companies conducting business in various industries, including electric-generating utilities, chemical and petroleum products, forest products and metals, agriculture and mineral products, automotive products, and intermodal traffic. As of December 2, 2005, its rail network comprised approximately 6,000 miles of main and branch lines extending from the Midwest and Southeastern portions of the United States south into Mexico. The company was founded as Kansas City Southern Industries, Inc. in 1962 and changed its name to Kansas City Southern in 2002. Kansas City Southern is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.
Lan Airlines S.A. operates passenger and cargo airlines in Chile, Peru, and Ecuador. As of May 31, 2005, the company served 15 destinations in Chile, 11 destinations in Peru, 7 destinations in Argentina, 2 destinations in Ecuador, 12 destinations in other Latin American countries and the Caribbean, 3 destinations in the United States, 2 destinations in Europe, and 4 destinations in the South Pacific, as well as 51 additional international destinations through code-share agreements. It also provides other services, such as ground handling, courier, logistics, and maintenance. As of the above date, Lan Airlines operated a fleet of 63 jet aircraft, comprised of 56 passenger aircraft and 7 cargo aircraft. The company, formerly known as Lan Chile S.A., was founded in 1929 and changed its name to LAN Airlines S.A. in 2004. Lan Airlines is based in Las Condes, Chile.
LANDSTAR SYSTEM INC (LSTR)
Landstar System, Inc., a nonasset-based transportation services company, through its subsidiaries, provides transportation capacity and related transportation services to shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company operates through three segments: Carrier, Multimodal, and Insurance. Carrier segment provides truckload transportation for a range of general commodities, primarily over irregular or nonrepetitive routes, utilizing a fleet of dry and specialty vans, and unsided trailers, including flatbed, drop deck, and specialty. It also provides short-to-long haul movement of containers by truck, power-only truck capacity, and truck brokerage. Multimodal segment offers transportation services, including the arrangement of intermodal moves, contract logistics, truck brokerage, and emergency and expedited ground, air, and ocean freight. Insurance segment reinsures property, casualty, and occupational accident risks of independent contractors who have contracted to haul freight for Landstar. The company provides transportation services to various industries, including iron and steel, automotive products, paper, lumber and building products, aluminum, chemicals, foodstuffs, heavy machinery, retail, electronics, ammunition and explosives, and military hardware, as well as logistic and less-than-truckload service providers. Landstar markets its services through independent commission sales agents, independent contractors, and other third party truck capacity providers. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES COMPANY (LUV)
Southwest Airlines Co., a domestic airline, provides point-to-point service in the United States. As of December 31, 2004, it operated 417 Boeing 737 aircraft and provided service to 60 airports in 59 cities in 31 states. The company has six reservations centers located in Albuquerque, Chicago, Houston, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, and San Antonio. It also sells credits to business partners, including credit card companies, hotels, telecommunications companies, and car rental agencies. The company was incorporated in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
MAIR Holdings, Inc. operates as the holding company for two regional air carriers, Mesaba Aviation, Inc. and Big Sky Transportation Co. Mesaba Aviation, doing business as Mesaba Airlines, operates as a Northwest Airlink partner. As of October 13, 2005, Mesaba Aviation served 109 cities in 29 states and Canada from Northwest's and Mesaba Aviation's 3 principal hubs: Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Memphis. Mesaba Aviation operated a fleet of 98 regional jet and jet-prop aircraft, consisting of the 69-passenger Avro RJ85 and the 30- 34-passenger Saab SF340. Big Sky Transportation Co., doing business as Big Sky Airlines, primarily provides scheduled passenger, airfreight, express package, and charter services. As of June 30, 2005, Big Sky provided scheduled air service to 18 communities in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, and Wyoming. Big Sky operates daily scheduled flights providing interline and online connecting services and local market services. As of March 31, 2005, Big Sky operated 9 passenger aircraft. MAIR Holdings, formerly known as Mesaba Holdings, Inc., was founded in 1944 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Its subsidiary, Mesaba Aviation, Inc., filed a voluntary petition in October 2005 for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota.
MIDWEST AIR GROUP INC (MEH)
Midwest Air Group, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Midwest Airlines, Inc., operates a passenger jet airline that serves destinations throughout the United States from Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Kansas City, Missouri. The company has three principal product offerings: Midwest Airlines Signature Service, Midwest Airlines Saver Service, and Midwest Connect regional service. As of December 31, 2004, Midwest Airlines Signature Service served 14 major cities in the United States from bases of operations in Milwaukee and Kansas City; and Airlines Saver Service Saver Service operated in 7 cities. Its Midwest Connect regional service builds feeder traffic and provides regional scheduled passenger service to cities primarily in the Midwest. The company's subsidiaries also provide aircraft charter services, transport air freight and mail, and other airline services. Midwest Air Group was formerly known as Midwest Express Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Midwest Air Group, Inc. in January 2004. The company is headquartered in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
MESA AIR GROUP INC (MESA)
Mesa Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a regional air carrier primarily in the United States. The company provides passenger and airfreight services. It also carries freight and express packages on its passenger flights and has interlined small cargo freight agreements with various other carriers. In addition, the company has contracts with the U.S. Postal Service for carriage of mail to the cities it serves. As of September 30, 2005, it operated a fleet of 182 aircrafts to 176 cities in 43 states, District of Columbia, Canada, and Mexico. Mesa Air Group was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD (MRTN)
Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a long-haul truckload carrier in the United States and Canada. It provides protective service transportation of time-and temperature-sensitive materials, such as transporting of food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. The company also offers loading and unloading, equipment detention, and other accessorial services. As of December 31, 2004, it operated a fleet of 2,283 tractors, including 1,726 company-owned tractors and 557 tractors supplied by independent contractors, as well as a fleet of 3,152 trailers. Marten Transport was founded by Roger R. Marten in 1946 and is headquartered in Mondovi, Wisconsin.
NORDIC AMERICAN TANKER SHIPPING LIMITED (NAT)
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited engages in the ownership and operation of double-hull Suezmax crude oil tankers. As of September 26, 2005, the company's fleet consisted of 7 Suezmax tankers with a capacity of 1,069,827 dead weight tons. One of these seven vessels is on long term contract and other six vessels are employed in the spot market or on spot related contracts. Nordic American Tanker Shipping was founded by Herbjørn Hansson in 1995 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.
NORFOLK SOUTHER CORPORATION (NSC)
Norfolk Southern Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages principally in the rail transportation business. The company's railroads carry raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the United States and parts of Canada. Its railroads also transport overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. Its general merchandise traffic consists of five groups: Automotive; Chemicals; Metals and Construction; Agriculture, Consumer Products, and Government; and Paper, Clay, and Forest Products. The Automotive group includes finished vehicles and auto parts. The Chemicals group consists of sulfur and related chemicals, petroleum products, chlorine and bleaching compounds, plastics, rubber, industrial chemicals, chemical wastes, and municipal wastes. The Metals and Construction group comprises steel, aluminum products, machinery, scrap metals, cement, aggregates, bricks and minerals. The Agriculture, Consumer Products, and Government group includes soybeans, wheat, corn, fertilizer, animal and poultry feed, food oils, flour, beverages, canned goods, sweeteners, consumer products, ethanol, and items for the military. The Paper, Clay, and Forest Products group consists of lumber and wood products, pulp board and paper products, wood fibers, wood pulp, scrap paper, and clay. Norfolk Southern's coal traffic includes coal, coke, and iron ore. In addition, the company's intermodal traffic consists of shipments moving in trailers, domestic and international containers, and roadrailer equipment. These shipments are handled on behalf of intermodal marketing companies, international steamship lines, truckers, and other shippers. As of March 17, 2005, it operated approximately 21,300 rail route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Ontario, Canada. Norfolk Southern was incorporated in 1980 and is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia.
OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE INC (ODFL)
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. operates as a less-than-truckload multiregional motor carrier primarily in the United States. It transports freight in the United States and internationally. As of December 31, 2004, the company operated a fleet of 13,081 trailers, which included linehaul tractors, pickup and delivery tractors, pickup and delivery trucks, linehaul trailers, and pickup and delivery trailers. As of the same date, it operated through 138 service center locations, which included 68 owned and 70 leased. The company also offers its services between the continental United States and Canada, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Caribbean. Old Dominion was founded in 1934 and is based in Thomasville, North Carolina.
OVERSEAS SHIPHOLDING GROUP INC (OSG)
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OSG), an independent bulk shipping company, engages in the ocean transportation of crude oil and petroleum products. The company also transports dry bulk cargo. It operates Foreign Flag very large crude carriers, Aframaxes, product carriers, and the U.S. Flag Crude Tankers. As of December 31, 2004, OSG's fleet strength consisted of 61 oceangoing vessels, including 51 vessels operating in the international market and 10 vessels operating in the U.S. Flag market. The company is headquartered in New York City. Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. acquired Stelmar Shipping, Ltd., a provider of petroleum product and crude oil transportation services, in January 2005.
PATRIOT TRANSPORTATION HOLDING INC (PATR)
Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation and real estate businesses in the United States. Its transportation business involves the hauling of primarily petroleum-related bulk liquids and dry bulk commodities by tank trailers; and building and construction materials on flatbed trailers. The company's real estate business involves the ownership, management, and development of commercial warehouse/office rental properties near Baltimore, Maryland. As of September 30, 2005, the company operated and owned a fleet of approximately 604 trucks; and owned a fleet of approximately 917 trailers. It also owned 10 parcels of land, consisted of approximately 404 usable acres in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, as of above date. Patriot Transportation Holding was formed in 1963 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.
P.A.M. TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INC (PTSI)
P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a truckload dry van carrier transporting general commodities throughout the continental United States, as well as in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. It also provides transportation services in Mexico under agreements with Mexican carriers. The company's freight primarily consists of automotive parts; consumer goods, such as general retail store merchandise; and manufactured goods, such as heating and air conditioning units. In addition, P.A.M. Transportation offers logistics services, such as transportation scheduling, routing, mode selection, transloading, and other services related to the transportation of freight. As of December 31, 2004, the company operated a fleet of 1,857 tractors and 4,257 trailers. P.A.M. Transportation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Tontitown, Arkansas.
PROVIDENCE AND WORCESTER RAILROAD COMPANY (PWX)
Providence and Worcester Railroad Company operates as a class II regional freight railroad operating in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. The company transports various commodities, such as construction aggregate, iron and steel products, chemicals, lumber, scrap metals, plastic resins, cement, coal, construction, and demolition debris, as well as processed foods and edible food stuffs, such as frozen foods, corn syrup, and animal and vegetable oils. The company is based in Worcester, Massachusetts.
RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC (RYAAY)
Ryanair Holdings plc operates a scheduled passenger airline in Europe. It serves short-haul, point-to-point routes between Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Continental Europe. As of October 4, 2005, its fleet included 83 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, and 9 Boeing 737-200A aircraft. Ryanair Holdings offers approximately 600 scheduled short-haul flights per day that serve 107 locations in Europe, including 24 locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It also provides various ancillary services, including in-flight sale of beverages, food and merchandise, and Internet-related services; distribution of accommodation services and travel insurance; and provision of car rentals through its Web site and telephone reservation offices. The company was formed in 1985 and is headquartered in County Dublin, Ireland.
SkyWest, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, SkyWest Airlines, Inc., operates regional airlines in the United States. It offers scheduled passenger and air freight services with approximately 1,500 daily departures to 120 cities in 32 states and 3 Canadian provinces. The company also provides customer handling services for approximately 10 other airlines throughout SkyWest's system. SkyWest operates as a Delta Connection carrier in Salt Lake City; and as a United Express carrier in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, and the Pacific Northwest. As of September 30, 2005, its fleet consisted of 301 regional jets, 63 EMB-120 aircraft, and 12 ATR-72 aircraft. The company is headquartered in St. George, Utah.
SWIFT TRANSPORTATION CO. INC (SWFT)
Swift Transportation Co., Inc., a holding company, operates as a truckload carrier in the United States. The company principally transports retail and discount department store merchandise, manufactured goods, paper products, nonperishable and perishable food, beverages and beverage containers, and building materials. It offers dry van, refrigerated, flat-bed, heavy-haul, and auto-haul van offerings to its customers. As of December 31, 2004, the company operated a fleet of approximately 18,500 tractors and 51,700 trailers. Swift Transportation was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
Tidewater, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides offshore supply vessels and marine support services to the global offshore energy industry. As of March 31, 2005, The company operated a fleet of approximately 560 offshore marine service vessels. It provides services supporting various phases of offshore exploration, development, and production, including towing of and anchor handling of mobile drilling rigs and equipment; and transporting supplies and personnel necessary to sustain drilling, workover, and production activities. Tidewater also assists in offshore construction activities and provides various specialized services, including pipe laying, cable laying, and 3-D seismic work. The principal areas of the company's operations include the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the North Sea, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, as well as offshore Australia, Brazil, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Trinidad, Venezuela, and west Africa. The company was incorporated in 1956 and is headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana.
TEEKAY SHIPPING CORPORATION (TK)
Teekay Shipping Corporation provides international crude oil and petroleum product transportation services to oil companies, oil traders, and government agencies worldwide. The company's Spot Tanker segment includes its conventional crude oil tankers, and product carriers operating on the spot market. Its Fixed-Rate Tanker segment comprises shuttle tanker operations; floating storage and off-take vessels; a liquid petroleum gas carrier; and certain conventional crude oil, methanol, and product tankers on long-term fixed-rate time-charter contracts or contracts of affreightment. The company's Fixed-Rate Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) segment includes LNG carriers, including newbuildings on long-term fixed-rate time charter contracts. As of April 20, 2005, Teekay Shipping operated a fleet of approximately 145 tankers. The company was founded in 1973 by J. Torben Karlshoej and is headquartered in Nassau, Bahamas.
Grupo TMM, S.A. operates as a multimodal transportation and logistics company in Latin America. It primarily engages in various businesses, including trucking, third party logistics, container and railcar maintenance and repair, offshore supply shipping, clean oil and petrochemical products shipping, warehouse management, shipping agency, inland and seaport terminal. The company's shipping agency services include port agent services, such as the preparation of the required documentation with the relevant port authorities for the dispatch of vessels. These services also include protective agent services, which support the rotation of crew members and the supply of spare parts; and ship chandler services, which include the procurement of food, water, and supplies. The company's specialized maritime operations include supply vessels that provide transportation and services to the off-shore oil industry; product tankers for the transportation of petroleum products; chemical tankers, for the transportation of liquid chemical cargoes; and tugboats that provide harbor towing services. As of July 31, 2005, its fleet consisted of 41 vessels, which include product tankers and parcel tankers, as well as offshore vessels and tugboats. Grupo TMM's logistics operations include logistics and related consulting and analytical activities; trucking and intermodal transport; intermodal terminal operations; and maintenance and repair of containers. The company has strategic arrangements with SSA Mexico, Inc.; Seacor Marine, Inc.; Smit International Americas, Inc.; Auto Warehousing Co.; and Schnellecke GmbH. Grupo TMM was founded in 1955. It was formerly known as Grupo TMM, S.A. de C.V. and changed its name to Grupo TMM, S.A. in 2002. The company is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.
TRAILER BRIDGE INC (TRBR)
Trailer Bridge, Inc. operates as an integrated trucking and marine freight carrier that provides truckload freight transportation services primarily between the continental United States and Puerto Rico. Its highway transportation services are offered in the continental United States, while marine transportation is offered between Jacksonville, Florida and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The company's core business is southbound containers and trailers. In addition, it also moves new automobiles, used automobiles, noncontainerized or freight not in trailers, and freight moving in shipper owned or leased equipment. The company's shipments to Puerto Rico comprises furniture, consumer goods, raw materials for manufacturing, electronics, new and used automobiles, and apparel, whereas the typical shipments from Puerto Rico primarily consist of healthcare products, pharmaceuticals, electronics, shoes, and recyclables. As of December 31, 2004, Trailer Bridge operated a fleet of 113 tractors, 548 high-cube trailers, 2,797 53' high cube containers, and 2,174 53' chassis that transport truckload freight. In addition, the company owned and operated two triple-deck, roll-on/roll-off ocean-going barges and two Triplestack Box Carriers. Trailer Bridge was founded by Malcom P. McLean in 1991. The company is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
TRINITY INDUSTRIES INC (TRN)
Trinity Industries, Inc. provides various products and services for the transportation, industrial, construction, and energy sectors in the United States and Europe. It operates in five groups: Rail, Railcar Leasing and Management Services, Construction Products, Inland Barge, and Industrial Products. The Rail Group manufactures and sells railcars and component parts, such as tank cars, auto carrier cars, hopper cars, box cars, intermodal cars, gondola cars, and specialty cars. The Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group provides fleet management, maintenance, and leasing services. The Construction Products Group offers highway guardrail and safety products, concrete and aggregates, and girders and beams used in the construction of highway and railway bridges; and weld pipe fittings, such as caps, elbows, return bends, tees, concentric and eccentric reducers, and full and reducing outlet tees used in pressure piping systems. The Inland Barge Group manufactures and sells various dry cargo barges, such as deck barges, and open or covered hopper barges that transport various commodities, including grain, coal, and aggregates. It also produces tank barges used for transporting liquid products. The Industrial Products Group produces tank heads, and pressure and nonpressure containers for the storage and transportation of liquefied gases, and other liquid and dry products. The company's customers include railroads; leasing companies; utilities; grain shippers; construction and industrial companies; and pipeline, petrochemical, and nonpetrochemical process companies. Trinity Industries was incorporated in 1933 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
UNION PACIFIC CORPORATION (UNP)
Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, provides rail transportation services in North America. The company has approximately 33,000 route miles linking Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and eastern United States gateways, and provides various north/south corridors to Mexican gateways. It provides transportation services mainly for commodities, which include agricultural products, automotive, chemicals, coal, and industrial products, as well as international traffic for steamship customers. Union Pacific was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC (UPS)
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), a package delivery company, provides transportation, logistics, and financial services in the United States and internationally. It offers a range of supply chain solutions, such as freight forwarding, customs brokerage, fulfillment, returns, financial transactions, and repairs. The company's domestic operations include delivery of letters, documents, and packages in the United States; and international package operations include delivery of goods to approximately 200 countries and territories worldwide. UPS also offers various supply chain services, including logistics and distribution services, such as supply chain management, order fulfillment, inventory management, receiving and shipping, service parts logistics, reverse logistics, and cross docking, as well as distribution center design, planning, and management; and international trade management services, including freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and international trade consulting. It also provides transportation and freight forwarding, and consulting services, as well as electronic services, such as UPS CampusShip, Consignee Billing, Quantum View Manage, Delivery Confirmation, and UPS Returns to support automated shipping and tracking. In addition, it offers financial services that provide customers with short- and long-term financing, secured lending, working capital, government guaranteed lending, letters of credit, global trade financing, credit cards, and equipment leasing. As of December 31, 2004, the company operated a fleet of 268 aircraft, as well as a ground fleet of approximately 88,000 package cars, vans, tractors, and motorcycles. United Parcel Service was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
USA Truck, Inc. operates as dry van truckload carrier transporting general commodities throughout the United States, and between locations in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two divisions, General Freight division and USA Logistics division. The General Freight division provides truckload freight services as a medium-haul common carrier. Its USA Logistics division provides freight, regional freight, third party logistics, and brokerage services. The company offers its services to customers in industrial machinery and equipment, rubber and plastics, retail stores, paper products, durable consumer goods, metals, electronics, and chemicals industries. USA Truck was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas.
UTi Worldwide, Inc. operates as an international, nonasset-based logistics company. The company primarily offers air and ocean freight forwarding; contract logistics; customs brokerage; and other logistics-related services, including consulting, coordination of purchase orders, and customized management services. The company also provides a range of other supply chain management services, such as road transportation, warehousing services, consulting, order management, planning and optimization services, outsourced management services, developing customer-specific supply chain solutions, and customized distribution and inventory management services. It offers its services to various global and local companies, including customers operating in industries with supply chain requirements, such as the pharmaceutical, apparel, chemical, automotive, and technology industries. UTi Worldwide serves its customers through a worldwide network of branch offices, including exclusive agents; and contract logistics centers in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Africa. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.
KNIGHTSBRIDGE TANKERS LIMITED (VLCCF)
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the international seaborne transportation of crude oil. Its fleet consists of five double-hull very large crude oil carriers each with approximately 298,000 deadweight tonnage capacity. These vessels are operated on routes between the Arabian Gulf and the Far East, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, and the Louisiana offshore oil port. Knightsbridge was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.
WERNER ENTERPRISES INC (WERN)
Werner Enterprises, Inc. operates as a truckload transportation and logistics company primarily in the United States and Canada. The company principally engages in hauling truckload shipments of general commodities, as well as in providing logistics services. It also provides trailer services in Mexico. The company provides specialized services to customers based on their trailer needs, such as van, flatbed, and temperature-controlled. It primarily transports retail store merchandise, as well as consumer, manufactured, and grocery products. In addition, the company also manages the transportation and logistics requirements for individual customers, which include truck brokerage, transportation routing, transportation mode selection, intermodal, transloading, and other services. As of December 31, 2004, the company had a fleet of 8,600 trucks, which included 7,675 trucks owned by the company, and 925 trucks owned and operated by independent contractors. It also operated 23,540 trailers, which consisted of 21,925 dry vans, 622 flatbeds, 965 temperature-controlled, and 28 other specialized trailers, as of the above date. Werner Enterprises was founded by Clarence L. Werner in 1956. The company is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
CHINA SOUTHERN AIRLINES COMPANY LIMITED (ZNH)
China Southern Airlines Company Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of airlines, as well as in aircraft maintenance and air catering operations in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It provides commercial airlines, cargo services, logistics operations, air catering, utility service, hotel operation, travel services, aircraft leasing, and Internet services. As of June 30, 2005, the company operated 498 routes, of which 399 were domestic, 73 were international, and 26 were Hong Kong routes. It operated a fleet of 242 aircraft comprising 136 Boeing aircraft and 56 Airbus aircraft with an average of 7,929 scheduled flights per week serving 134 cities, as of the above date. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Guangzhou, the People's Republic of China. China Southern Airlines Company Limited is a subsidiary of China Southern Air Holding Company.