2019 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Headquarters Freight Revenue (Millions) Total Revenue (Millions)sort descending Freight Revenue Share
50 - Cargolux Luxembourg $2,634 $2,634 100.0%
49 45 Kansas City Southern United States $2,714 $2,714 100.0%
46 46 Estes Express Lines United States $2,787 $3,186 87.5%
41 42 ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Israel $3,248 $3,248 100.0%
36 - General Logistics Systems Netherlands $3,850 $3,850 100.0%
37 36 TFI International Canada $3,746 $3,951 94.8%
35 38 Old Dominion Freight Line United States $4,044 $4,044 100.0%
44 49 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Group Norway $3,049 $4,063 75.0%
45 44 Pacific International Lines Singapore $2,800 $4,065 68.9%
32 33 Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. Taiwan $4,704 $4,704 100.0%
31 32 Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. South Korea $4,745 $4,745 100.0%
34 35 Schneider United States $4,057 $4,977 81.5%
29 29 YRC Worldwide United States $5,092 $5,092 100.0%
30 30 Knight-Swift Transportation United States $4,760 $5,344 89.1%
33 34 Transnet Group South Africa $4,275 $5,588 76.5%
28 31 Evergreen Marine Corp. Taiwan $5,210 $5,613 92.8%
27 28 Canadian Pacific Railway Canada $5,516 $5,642 97.8%
43 41 Toll Group Australia $3,128 $6,350 49.3%
24 21 Kawaski Kisen Kaisha Ltd. ( Japan $8,299 $8,299 100.0%
26 26 J.B. Hunt Transport Services United States $7,297 $8,615 84.7%
23 24 GeoPost Group France $8,306 $8,699 95.5%
22 25 SG Holdings Japan $8,568 $10,353 82.8%
20 22 Canadian National Railway Canada $10,747 $11,045 97.3%
21 12 Mitsui O.S.K Lines Japan $10,668 $11,311 94.3%
19 19 Norfolk Southern Corp. United States $11,458 $11,458 100.0%
48 47 Korean Air South Korea $2,737 $11,496 23.8%
17 16 CSX Corp. United States $12,250 $12,250 100.0%
47 - Qatar Airways Qatar $2,753 $13,126 21.0%
15 20 SF Express China $13,547 $13,547 100.0%
14 17 Hapag-Lloyd AG Germany $13,586 $13,586 100.0%
38 40 Cathay Pacific Airways Hong Kong $3,613 $14,170 25.5%
16 18 Yamato Holdings Japan $12,262 $14,712 83.0%
25 23 XPO Logistics United States $8,241 $17,279 47.7%
12 14 COSCO Shipping Group China $18,179 $18,179 100.0%
18 13 NYK Group Japan $11,693 $18,281 64.0%
40 39 Nippon Express Japan $3,396 $19,245 17.6%
9 8 Union Pacific Corp. United States $22,832 $22,832 100.0%
8 7 Mediterranean Shipping Co. Switzerland $22,892 $22,892 100.0%
7 9 CMA CGM Group France $23,480 $23,480 100.0%
10 10 BNSF Railway United States $22,578 $23,855 94.6%
11 11 Indian Railways India $18,628 $26,092 71.4%
39 37 Emirates Group United Arab Emirates $3,555 $26,147 13.6%
5 5 Russian Railways Russia $26,012 $38,403 67.7%
4 4 The Maersk Group Denmark $34,707 $39,019 88.9%
42 43 Lufthansa Group Germany $3,201 $42,292 7.6%
13 15 Deutsche Bahn AG Germany $13,630 $51,943 26.2%
1 1 FedEx Corp. United States $63,914 $68,716 93.0%
2 2 UPS Inc. United States $61,253 $71,861 85.2%
6 6 Deutsche Post DHL Group Germany $24,307 $72,622 33.5%
3 3 China Railway Corp. China $45,001 $165,494 27.2%
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