2015 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest Global Freight Carriers
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Rankings
Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Headquarters Freight Revenue (Millions) Total Revenue (Millions) Freight Revenue Share
1 - UPS Inc. United States $51,887 $58,232 89%
2 - FedEx Corp. United States $43,723 $46,763 93%
3 - China Railway Corp. China $40,421 $162,061 25%
4 - The Maersk Group Denmark $33,793 $48,574 70%
5 - Russian Railway Russia $31,924 $47,598 67%
6 - Union Pacific Corp. United States $23,988 $23,988 100%
7 - BNSF Railway United States $22,714 $22,714 100%
8 - Mediterranean Shipping Co. Switzerland $22,183 $22,183 100%
9 - Deutsche Post DHL Group Germany $22,161 $75,278 29%
10 - Indian Railways India $18,015 $25,746 70%
11 - NYK Group Japan $17,017 $22,817 75%
12 - CMA CGM France $16,739 $16,739 100%
13 - Mitsui O.S.L. Lines Japan $15,974 $17,522 91%
14 - Deutsche Bahn AG Germany $14,921 $51,028 29%
15 - CSX Corp. United States $12,669 $12,669 100%
16 - COSCO Group China $12,667 $12,667 100%
17 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. Japan $12,551 $12,551 100%
18 - Norfolk Southern Corp. United States $11,624 $11,624 100%
19 - Yamato Group Japan $11,099 $13,059 85%
20 - Canadian National Railway Canada $10,682 $10,990 97%
21 - Hapag-Lloyd AG Germany $9,049 $9,049 100%
22 - TNT Express N.V. Netherlands $8,880 $8,880 100%
23 - Hanjin Shipping Co. South Korea $8,313 $8,313 100%
24 - SG Holdings Group Japan $7,112 $8,146 87%
25 - NOL Group Singapore $7,039 $8,617 82%
26 - Hamburg Süd Group Germany $6,900 $6,900 100%
27 - Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. Hong Kong $6,522 $6,522 100%
28 - SF Express China $6,425 $6,425 100%
29 - GeoPost Group France $6,395 $6,541 98%
30 - Canadian Pacific Railway Canada $5,996 $5,996 100%
31 - Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. South Korea $5,645 $5,645 100%
32 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services United States $5,467 $6,165 89%
33 - China Shipping Container Lines Co. China $5,197 $5,877 88%
34 - YRC Worldwide United States $5,069 $5,069 100%
35 - Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. Taiwan $4,448 $4,448 100%
36 - Transnet Group South Africa $4,377 $5,638 78%
37 - Evergreen Marine Corp. Taiwan $4,372 $4,761 92%
38 - Con-way Inc. United States $4,264 $5,806 73%
39 - Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Kazakhstan $4,088 $4,847 84%
40 - Swift Transportation United States $4,013 $4,299 93%
41 - Toll Group Australia $3,761 $7,815 48%
42 - United Arab Shipping Co. United Arab Emirates $3,581 $3,581 100%
43 - Schneider United States $3,524 $3,900 90%
44 - Aurizon Australia $3,457 $3,457 100%
45 - ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Israel $3,409 $3,409 100%
46 - Ukrzaliznytsia Ukraine $3,379 $4,226 80%
47 - Emirates Group United Arab Emirates $3,348 $23,607 14%
48 - Cathay Pacific Airways Hong Kong $3,274 $13,662 24%
49 - Lufthansa Group Germany $3,237 $39,894 8%
50 - Nippon Express Japan $3,212 $17,953 18%
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