September 19, 2016 4:00 AM, EDT

About Us: Transport Topics' Top 50 Global Freight Carriers

The Transport Topics Top 50 Global Freight Carriers is a listing of the largest truck, rail, air and ocean carriers in the world.

Companies are ranked on the basis of annual revenue from freight operations expressed in U.S. dollars.

The presentation includes the names of top executives and type of ownership, plus a listing of freight-hauling assets.

The list is compiled for Transport Topics by SJ Consulting Group and includes some estimates. For more information about the Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list, contact Senior Features Writer Daniel P. Bearth at 703-838-1779 or