2017 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers

2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest Global Freight Carriers
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Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Headquarters Freight Revenue (Millions) Total Revenue (Millions)sort ascending Freight Revenue Share
3 3 China Railway Corp. China $32,445 $136,680 23.7%
6 9 Deutsche Post DHL Group Germany $20,260 $63,460 31.9%
2 2 UPS Inc. United States $53,387 $60,906 87.7%
1 1 FedEx Corp. United States $55,684 $60,319 93.3%
14 16 Deutsche Bahn AG Germany $12,085 $44,912 26.9%
4 4 Maersk Denmark $26,410 $36,408 72.5%
46 48 Lufthansa Group Germany $2,307 $35,043 6.6%
5 6 Russian Railways Russia $20,863 $31,957 65.3%
11 11 Indian Railways India $15,929 $24,574 64.8%
39 40 Emirates Group United Arab Emirates $2,884 $22,799 12.6%
7 5 Union Pacific Corp. United States $19,941 $19,941 100.0%
8 8 BNSF Railway United States $18,921 $19,829 95.4%
12 13 NYK Group Japan $12,789 $18,395 69.5%
9 10 Mediterranean Shipping Co. Switzerland $17,675 $17,675 100.0%
37 46 Nippon Express Japan $2,993 $17,092 18.3%
16 20 Yamato Group Japan $11,136 $16,881 66.0%
10 7 CMA CGM Group France $15,977 $15,977 100.0%
23 30 XPO Logistics United States $7,388 $14,619 50.5%
13 14 Mitsui O.S.K Lines Japan $12,731 $13,607 93.6%
43 43 Cathay Pacific Airways Hong Kong $2,584 $11,946 21.6%
15 15 Hapag-Lloyd AG Germany $11,662 $11,662 100.0%
17 17 CSX Corp. United States $11,069 $11,069 100.0%
18 12 China COSCO Shipping Corp. China $10,518 $10,518 100.0%
50 49 Korean Air South Korea $2,107 $9,918 21.2%
19 19 Norfolk Southern Corp. United States $9,888 $9,888 100.0%
20 18 Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K Line) Japan $9,465 $9,465 100.0%
21 21 Canadian National Railway Canada $8,689 $8,953 97.0%
24 25 SG Holdings Group Japan $7,142 $8,858 80.6%
22 22 SF Express China $8,585 $8,585 100.0%
25 26 GeoPost Group France $6,583 $6,825 96.5%
27 28 J.B. Hunt Transport Services United States $5,717 $6,555 87.2%
26 24 Hamburg Süd Group Germany $6,234 $6,234 100.0%
41 39 Toll Group Australia $2,838 $5,898 48.1%
28 27 Orient Overseas International Hong Kong $5,298 $5,298 100.0%
29 32 Yellow Corp. United States $4,698 $4,698 100.0%
30 29 Canadian Pacific Railway Canada $4,508 $4,636 97.2%
34 36 Transnet Group South Africa $3,426 $4,464 76.8%
36 37 Schneider United States $3,383 $4,046 83.6%
32 34 Swift Transportation United States $3,721 $4,032 92.3%
35 35 Evergreen Marine Corp. Taiwan $3,412 $3,836 88.9%
31 31 Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. South Korea $3,749 $3,749 100.0%
33 33 Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. Taiwan $3,579 $3,579 100.0%
47 38 Pacific International Lines Singapore $2,194 $3,184 68.9%
40 41 TFI International Canada $2,857 $2,994 95.4%
38 44 Old Dominion Freight Line United States $2,992 $2,992 100.0%
49 - Ukrainian Railways Ukraine $2,131 $2,605 81.8%
42 47 Aurizon Australia $2,588 $2,588 100.0%
44 42 ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Israel $2,540 $2,540 100.0%
48 - Estes Express Lines United States $2,155 $2,397 89.9%
45 - Kansas City Southern United States $2,334 $2,334 100.0%
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Ryder Posts Q2 Net Loss, Revenue Decline

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A net loss and a drop-off in revenue marked Ryder System Inc.’s second-quarter results.

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U.S. Xpress Reports Profit, Revenue Gains for Q2

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U.S. Xpress Enterprises’ net income and revenue increased during the second quarter, the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based carrier reported July 28.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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C.H. Robinson Worldwide experienced a drop in second-quarter profit and a smaller dip in revenue as it dealt with the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Landstar Reports Lower Net Income in Q2

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Landstar System Holdings Inc. on July 22 reported second-quarter net income and revenue were down compared with last year’s levels.

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C.H. Robinson, Microsoft Forge Alliance to Enhance Supply Chain Monitoring

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C.H. Robinson and Microsoft Corp. have aligned with the goal of digitally transforming supply chains to improve monitoring, the logistics company announced July 14.

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Pilot Freight Services Adds Five Franchise Locations

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FedEx Posts Loss in Q4, Shows Improvement From Year Ago

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FedEx said its fourth-quarter net income was a loss of $334 million, or negative $1.28 a share, compared with a loss of $1.97 billion, or negative $7.56 a share, in the 2019 period.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
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Schneider Leverages Carrier Network With FreightPower Launch

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Schneider launched a new marketplace, Schneider FreightPower, to give shippers access to an expanded and flexible capacity network.

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