Freight transport statistics grew at a slower rate than in 2017, as did world trade. Indeed, this figure has risen from 9.7% in 2017 to 3.4% in 2018.
Here is a classification of freight transport companies in terms of ton-kilometers:
1. Federal Express (17.5 billion)
2. Emirates (12.7 billion)
3. Qatar Airways (12.7 billion)
4. United Parcel Service (12.5 billion)
5. Cathay Pacific Airways (11.3 billion)
As a reminder, the tonne-kilometre is a unit of measurement of the transport quantity corresponding to the transport of one tonne over one kilometer.