2022 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Companies

Up Front

Supply chain disruptions may be easing, but freight volumes continue to stir anxiety in shippers.

Non-asset based companies join the field in this year’s Global Freight Top 50 list.

Get a continent-by-continent and country-by-country look at where the Top 50 Global Freight Companies are based.

Rankings

Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Headquarters Freight Revenue (Millions) Total Revenue (Millions) Freight Revenue Share
1 1 UPS Inc. USA $97,287 $97,287 100%
2 2 FedEx Corp. USA $92,110 $92,110 100%
3 6 Deutsche Post DHL Germany $77,050 $101,697 75.8%
4 United States Postal Service USA $77,040 $77,040 100%
5 4 Maersk Denmark $60,439 $61,787 97.8%
6 8 CMA CGM France $56,193 $56,193 100%
7 7 COSCO Shipping Group China $51,722 $51,722 100%
8 Kuehne + Nagel International Switzerland $40,147 $40,147 100%
9 17 Deutsche Bahn Group Germany $33,027 $52,624 62.8%
10 5 Mediterranean Shipping Co. Switzerland $32,399 $32,399 100%
11 3 China State Railway Group China $32,089 $166,355 19.3%
12 9 SF Express China $29,644 $29,644 100%
13 DSV A/S Denmark $28,983 $28,983 100%
14 10 Russian Railways Russia $27,536 $33,073 83.3%
15 14 Hapag-Lloyd Germany $26,339 $26,339 100%
16 11 BNSF Railway USA $23,282 $23,282 100%
17 C.H. Robinson USA $22,047 $23,102 95.4%
18 12 Union Pacific Railroad USA $21,804 $21,804 100%
19 Sinotrans China $19,273 $19,273 100%
20 16 GeoPost/DPDgroup France $17,262 $17,262 100%
21 26 Evergreen Marine Corp. Taiwan $17,031 $17,522 97.2%
22 Expeditors International USA $16,524 $16,524 100%
23 13 Indian Railways India $15,229 $17,235 88.4%
24 22 NYK Group Japan $13,862 $15,192 91.2%
25 SNCF Group France $12,896 $41,094 31.4%
26 24 XPO Logistics USA $12,806 $12,806 100%
27 18 CSX Corp. USA $12,522 $12,522 100%
28 25 J.B. Hunt Transport Services USA $12,168 $12,168 100%
29 29 HMM Co. South Korea $12,048 $12,048 100%
30 21 SG Holdings Japan $11,616 $11,948 97.2%
31 19 Canadian National Railway Canada $11,547 $11,547 100%
32 20 Norfolk Southern USA $11,142 $11,142 100%
33 37 ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Israel $10,729 $10,729 100%
34 23 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Japan $10,655 $11,159 95.5%
35 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong $10,520 $10,520 100%
36 15 Yamato Holdings Japan $9,926 $14,927 66.5%
37 CJ Logistics South Korea $9,908 $9,908 100%
38 Dachser Group Germany $9,744 $9,744 100%
39 33 Yang Ming Marine Transport Co. Taiwan $8,762 $8,762 100%
40 Bolloré Logistics France $8,648 $11,615 74.5%
41 48 Wan Hai Lines Taiwan $8,163 $8,163 100%
42 40 TFI International Canada $7,220 $7,220 100%
43 Kintetsu World Express Japan $7,105 $7,105 100%
44 27 Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K Line) Japan $6,893 $6,893 100%
45 Landstar System USA $6,538 $6,538 100%
46 31 Qatar Airways Qatar $6,329 $14,370 44%
47 35 Knight-Swift Transportation USA $5,998 $5,998 100%
48 32 Emirates Group United Arab Emirates $5,895 $15,867 37.2%
49 42 Schneider USA $5,609 $5,609 100%
50 36 Old Dominion Freight Line USA $5,256 $5,256 100%

Extras

Last year saw air- and sea-freight volumes bounce back from supply chain struggles.

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A Clouded Outlook for Global Freight

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California Ports Reveal Surge in Harmful Emissions in 2021

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Truckers Win Over BNSF in Case Regarding Illinois Biometrics Law

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Sarah Freishtat | Chicago Tribune
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Maersk Expands Green Fleet With $1 Billion Order for Vessels

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Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
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