Dunavant Enterprises is a privately owned company, with cotton merchandising as its primary business. The company is involved in the cotton industry with services including ginning and warehousing operations throughout the world. Dunavant owns a commodity trading company and various real estate development companies. The company also has a truck brokerage company that serves as agent for approximately 5,000 trucks used to haul cotton to domestic mills and to ports for export, and various other entities. Dunavent has offices in the major cotton producing areas of the United States and foreign offices throughout the world.