RankCompanyHeadquartersAirfreight (metric tons)
1DHL Supply ChainGermany2,085,000
2Kuehne + Nagel Inc.Switzerland1,250,000
3DB Schenker USAGermany1,092,000
4UPS Supply Chain SolutionsUnited States935,300
5Expeditors International of Washington United States872,480
6Panalpina Inc.Switzerland836,200
7Nippon Express Co.Japan711,354
8Hellmann Worldwide LogisticsGermany561,240
9Bollore LogisticsFrance555,000
10Sinotrans Ltd.China536,200
11Kintetsu World ExpressJapan478,000
12Ceva LogisticsThe Netherlands451,000
13Agility LogisticsSwitzerland372,700
14DSV Americas Copenhagen, Denmark353,300
15Yusen LogisticsJapan344,000
16DSV Air & Sea Ltd. Denmark311,193
18Kerry Logistics NetworkHong Kong282,200
19Dachser SEGermany275,300
20NNR Global LogisticsJapan264,068
21Pilot Freight ServicesUnited States220,000
22Crane Worldwide LogisticsUnited States213,000
23Dimerco Express GroupTaiwan202,000
24Hitachi Transport SystemJapan190,000
25Apex Logistics InternationalUnited States187,000
26Damco InternationalThe Netherlands180,000
27Logwin LogisticsGermany152,000
28C.H. Robinson WorldwideUnited States115,000
29Toll Global ForwardingAustralia114,000
30Beijing Harmony Shipping & Fowarding Agent Co. China100,000
31BDP InternationalUnited States87,000
32Mainfreight Ltd.New Zealand86,547
33XPO Logistics Inc.United States72,612
34Girag Air CargoColumbia70,200
35American Global LogisticsUnited States50,000
35BEL International Logistics Ltd.Hong Kong50,000
37OIA GlobalUnited States43,668
38Scanwell LogisticsUnited States40,000
38Shanghai Hengrong International TransportationChina40,000
40CJ LogisticsSouth Korea39,100
41Cargo Services Far East Ltd.Hong Kong31,000
42Mallory Alexander International LogisticsUnited States30,000
42MIQ LogisticsUnited States30,000
42Air-City Co.Hong Kong30,000
45TransGroup Global LogisticsUnited States22,140
46Zephyr LogisticsChina20,000
46Worldwide Logistics GroupChina20,000
48Sankyu Inc.Japan19,781
49AIT Worldwide LogisticsUnited States18,779
50ITG GmbH Internationale Spedition + LogistikGermany18,100
51BSSY LogisticsChina15,000
52Roadrunner Transportation SystemsUnited States9,667

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Editor's note: List was updated April 21 to include Ceva Logistics at No. 12. Data originally published on April 4, 2016 was incorrect.

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