2022 Top 50 Global Freight Companies

2022 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Companies
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A Clouded Outlook For Global Freight
Supply chain disruptions may be easing, but freight volumes continue to stir anxiety in shippers.
3PLs Make Debut On Global Freight 50
Non-asset based companies join the field in this year’s Global Freight Top 50 list.
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Get a continent-by-continent and country-by-country look at where the Top 50 Global Freight Companies are based.
Rank This Year Rank Last Yearsort descending Company Headquarters Freight Revenue (Millions) Total Revenue (Millions) Freight Revenue Share
17 - C.H. Robinson USA $22,047 $23,102 95.4%
19 - Sinotrans China $19,273 $19,273 100%
35 - Kerry Logistics Hong Kong $10,520 $10,520 100%
4 - United States Postal Service USA $77,040 $77,040 100%
37 - CJ Logistics South Korea $9,908 $9,908 100%
22 - Expeditors International USA $16,524 $16,524 100%
38 - Dachser Group Germany $9,744 $9,744 100%
8 - Kuehne + Nagel International Switzerland $40,147 $40,147 100%
40 - Bolloré Logistics France $8,648 $11,615 74.5%
25 - SNCF Group France $12,896 $41,094 31.4%
43 - Kintetsu World Express Japan $7,105 $7,105 100%
13 - DSV A/S Denmark $28,983 $28,983 100%
45 - Landstar System USA $6,538 $6,538 100%
1 1 UPS Inc. USA $97,287 $97,287 100%
2 2 FedEx Corp. USA $92,110 $92,110 100%
11 3 China State Railway Group China $32,089 $166,355 19.3%
5 4 Maersk Denmark $60,439 $61,787 97.8%
10 5 Mediterranean Shipping Co. Switzerland $32,399 $32,399 100%
3 6 Deutsche Post DHL Germany $77,050 $101,697 75.8%
7 7 Cosco Shipping Group China $51,722 $51,722 100%
6 8 CMA CGM France $56,193 $56,193 100%
12 9 SF Express China $29,644 $29,644 100%
14 10 Russian Railways Russia $27,536 $33,073 83.3%
16 11 BNSF Railway USA $23,282 $23,282 100%
18 12 Union Pacific Railroad USA $21,804 $21,804 100%
23 13 Indian Railways India $15,229 $17,235 88.4%
15 14 Hapag-Lloyd Germany $26,339 $26,339 100%
36 15 Yamato Holdings Japan $9,926 $14,927 66.5%
20 16 GeoPost/DPDgroup France $17,262 $17,262 100%
9 17 Deutsche Bahn Group Germany $33,027 $52,624 62.8%
27 18 CSX Corp. USA $12,522 $12,522 100%
31 19 Canadian National Railway Canada $11,547 $11,547 100%
32 20 Norfolk Southern USA $11,142 $11,142 100%
30 21 SG Holdings Japan $11,616 $11,948 97.2%
24 22 NYK Group Japan $13,862 $15,192 91.2%
34 23 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Japan $10,655 $11,159 95.5%
26 24 XPO Logistics USA $12,806 $12,806 100%
28 25 J.B. Hunt Transport Services USA $12,168 $12,168 100%
21 26 Evergreen Marine Corp. Taiwan $17,031 $17,522 97.2%
44 27 Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K Line) Japan $6,893 $6,893 100%
29 29 HMM Co. South Korea $12,048 $12,048 100%
46 31 Qatar Airways Qatar $6,329 $14,370 44%
48 32 Emirates Group United Arab Emirates $5,895 $15,867 37.2%
39 33 Yang Ming Marine Transport Co. Taiwan $8,762 $8,762 100%
47 35 Knight-Swift Transportation USA $5,998 $5,998 100%
50 36 Old Dominion Freight Line USA $5,256 $5,256 100%
33 37 ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Israel $10,729 $10,729 100%
42 40 TFI International Canada $7,220 $7,220 100%
49 42 Schneider USA $5,609 $5,609 100%
41 48 Wan Hai Lines Taiwan $8,163 $8,163 100%
About the Rankings...
Air and Ocean Freight Volumes Rebound in 2021
Last year saw air- and sea-freight volumes bounce back from supply chain struggles.
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Federal Maritime Commissioners Praise Growth at Port of Mobile

A container is loaded onto the Mediterranean Shipping Co. Pilar cargo ship at the APM Terminals yard

Two members of the Federal Maritime Commission praised the growth, diversity and import-export balance of the Port of Mobile during a visit on Nov. 16.

Lawrence Specker | Alabama Media Group
November 17, 2022
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FedEx Freight Unit Furloughs Workers as Cargo Demand Slows

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FedEx Corp.’s freight unit is putting workers on furlough in some U.S. markets, adding to mounting evidence of a cargo slowdown as the company joins other large employers trimming their ranks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 14, 2022
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Supply Chain Woes Accelerate Reshoring, Nearshoring Trend

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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic followed by supply chain disruptions around the world has sparked a resurgence of companies bringing sourcing and manufacturing back to the United States or closer to U.S. shores.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
November 4, 2022
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Top North American Seaports and Airports Realize Record Volumes

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Seaports and airports across North America experienced record-breaking volume in 2021 amid growing consumer demand.

Mike Senatore | Features Coordinator
November 4, 2022
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3PLs Make Debut on Global Freight 50

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While the worst of the global supply chain snarls brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic now appear to be in the rearview mirror, it’s still not business as usual for international freight.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 4, 2022
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A Clouded Outlook for Global Freight

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Describing global supply chains as “volatile” for the last two years is an understatement. Glimmers of hope are emerging, but anxiety grows over whether freight volumes can maintain traction amid high inflation and economic uncertainty.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
November 4, 2022
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German Government Settles Internal Dispute Over Port Stake Sale to China

A container ship at the Port of Hamburg

The German government is close to reaching a compromise over a disputed sale of a stake in a Hamburg container terminal to China’s state-owned shipping conglomerate Cosco Shipping Holdings Co.

October 25, 2022
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Alabama Port Study Highlights Growth, Economic Impact

A container is loaded onto the Mediterranean Shipping Co. Pilar cargo ship

The Alabama State Port Authority has released a new study showing significant growth in jobs, tax revenue and general economic impact since 2019, underscoring the port’s place as a major economic driver in the state.

Lawrence Specker | Alabama Media Group
October 24, 2022
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CSX Q3 Profit Up 15% as Railroad Hauls 2% More Freight

A CSX train engine

CSX Corp. delivered 15% more profit in the third quarter as it handled 2% more freight and worked to eliminate the delays shippers have been complaining about for months.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
October 21, 2022

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