2021 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers

2021 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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After once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, supply chains are adjusting to new normal.
Global supply chain, so often taken for granted, becomes cause for worldwide concern.
Find out where the Top 50 Global Freight Carriers are based.
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Headquarters Freight Revenue (Millions) Total Revenue (Millions)sort descending Freight Revenue Share
50 43 Kansas City Southern USA $2,633 $2,633 100.0%
48 - Wan Hai Lines Taiwan $2,779 $2,779 100.0%
44 - Cargolux Luxembourg $3,171 $3,171 100.0%
46 45 Estes Express USA $3,055 $3,547 86.1%
47 34 Transnet Group South Africa $2,995 $3,770 79.5%
40 37 TFI International Canada $3,542 $3,782 93.6%
37 39 ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Israel $3,992 $3,992 100.0%
36 33 Old Dominion Freight Line USA $4,015 $4,015 100.0%
34 29 Yellow Corp. USA $4,513 $4,513 100.0%
42 36 Schneider USA $3,457 $4,553 75.9%
35 32 Knight-Swift Transportation USA $4,177 $4,674 89.4%
33 30 Yang Ming Marine Transport Co. Taiwan $4,632 $5,135 90.2%
30 35 General Logistics Systems (Royal Mail) Netherlands $5,183 $5,183 100.0%
29 31 Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. South Korea $5,438 $5,438 100.0%
28 27 Canadian Pacific Railway Canada $5,624 $5,750 97.8%
27 26 Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K Line) Japan $5,967 $5,967 100.0%
39 41 Cathay Pacific Airways Hong Kong $3,596 $6,051 59.4%
38 - Korean Air South Korea $3,605 $6,280 57.4%
49 - Turkish Airlines Turkey $2,722 $6,734 40.4%
26 28 Evergreen Marine Corp. Taiwan $6,565 $7,029 93.4%
41 44 Toll Group (Japan Post) Australia $3,503 $7,112 49.3%
31 48 Qatar Airways Qatar $5,071 $8,062 62.9%
32 40 Emirates Group UAE $4,657 $8,230 56.6%
23 21 Mitsui O.S.K Lines Japan $8,721 $9,556 91.3%
25 25 J.B. Hunt Transport Services USA $8,022 $9,637 83.2%
20 18 Norfolk Southern USA $9,789 $9,789 100.0%
19 19 Canadian National Canada $10,060 $10,307 97.6%
18 17 CSX Corp. USA $10,538 $10,538 100.0%
21 22 SG Holdings Japan $9,702 $11,806 82.2%
16 23 GeoPost Group France $12,460 $12,460 100.0%
14 14 Hapag-Lloyd Germany $14,567 $14,567 100.0%
22 20 NYK Group Japan $9,205 $15,254 60.3%
15 16 Yamato Holdings Japan $13,523 $15,274 88.5%
45 47 Lufthansa Group Germany $3,144 $15,498 20.3%
24 24 XPO Logistics USA $8,156 $16,252 50.2%
13 12 Indian Railways India $15,740 $18,618 84.5%
43 38 Nippon Express Japan $3,317 $18,856 17.6%
12 11 Union Pacific USA $19,533 $19,533 100.0%
11 9 BNSF Railway USA $19,778 $20,869 94.8%
9 13 SF Express China $22,317 $22,317 100.0%
7 10 Cosco Shipping China $24,820 $24,820 100.0%
5 8 Mediterranean Shipping Co Switzerland $29,995 $29,995 100.0%
10 6 Russian Railways Russia $21,649 $30,261 71.5%
8 5 CMA CGM France $24,230 $31,580 76.7%
4 4 Maersk Denmark $35,718 $39,740 89.9%
17 15 Deutsche Bahn Group Germany $12,357 $45,508 27.2%
2 1 FedEx Corp. USA $70,456 $74,729 94.3%
6 7 Deutsche Post DHL Germany $26,779 $76,191 35.1%
1 2 UPS Inc. USA $72,593 $84,628 85.8%
3 3 China State Railway Group China $46,357 $164,346 28.2%
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