2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Revenue (000) Net Income (000) Employees Tractors Trailers
1 1 UPS Inc. 58,400,000 4,800,000 444,000 109,423 -
2 2 FedEx Corp. 49,600,000 2,866,000 340,000 27,282 102,014
3 14 XPO Logistics 7,623,200 -245,900 87,000 11,361 27,501
4 3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 6,187,646 427,235 21,455 12,500 29,276
5 5 YRC Worldwide 4,832,400 700 32,000 12,800 45,000
6 6 Swift Transportation 4,229,322 197,577 21,000 7,442 65,233
7 7 Schneider 4,000,000 - 18,132 10,120 33,830
8 8 Hub Group 3,525,595 70,949 2,605 1,045 452
9 10 Landstar System 3,321,091 147,689 1,223 9,237 14,761
10 9 TransForce Inc. 3,154,018 127,915 15,496 5,938 17,706
11 11 Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. 2,972,442 304,690 19,482 7,688 30,204
13 13 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,443,301 139,554 - 4,098 6,042
14 15 Estes Express Lines 2,367,000 - 16,126 6,561 26,518
15 16 Werner Enterprises Inc. 2,093,529 123,714 12,325 6,697 24,090
16 17 Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. 1,995,019 48,000 4,502 1,276 6,494
17 19 UniGroup Inc. 1,700,000 - 1,220 5,000 6,700
18 21 Prime Inc. 1,627,899 223,958 3,365 1,738 12,629
19 18 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,541,000 - 10,400 5,913 15,000
20 24 Sirva Inc. 1,500,000 - - - -
21 20 Kenan Advantage Group Inc. 1,455,100 - 9,016 4,458 9,491
22 29 Penske Logistics 1,400,000 - 13,740 2,500 5,540
23 23 C.R. England Inc. 1,397,626 - 7,825 4,365 6,010
24 25 CRST International 1,316,696 - 8,084 2,023 8,499
25 26 Saia Inc. 1,221,311 - 8,900 3,932 12,371
26 22 Purolator Holdings Ltd. 1,202,828 - 11,000 465 1,300
27 30 NFI Industries 1,200,000 - 8,200 2,140 7,800
28 28 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,192,823 - 8,687 3,510 11,477
29 31 Knight Transportation Inc. 1,182,964 116,718 5,500 4,292 11,718
30 27 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 1,130,000 - 7,309 910 3,650
31 33 Averitt Express Inc. 1,078,436 - - 4,215 12,474
32 42 Celadon Group Inc. 1,026,489 38,620 6,200 3,141 13,327
33 32 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,014,000 - - 5,118 12,982
35 34 Forward Air Corp. 959,125 55,575 4,536 295 4,078
36 40 KLLM Transport Services 910,000 - - 4,000 5,600
37 38 Anderson Trucking Service 880,820 - 1,430 584 6,463
38 41 Ruan 869,214 - 5,558 3,501 7,691
39 37 Atlas World Group 845,100 8,200 674 12 -
40 45 Trimac Group 756,000 - 3,262 1,303 4,282
41 39 Heartland Express Inc. 736,345 73,056 4,200 879 6,281
42 43 Jack Cooper Holdings Corp. 728,589 - 3,895 3,426 -
43 46 Covenant Transportation Group 724,240 42,085 4,400 2,318 6,978
44 49 Daseke Inc. 721,000 - 3,014 2,255 5,977
45 44 Day & Ross Transportation 710,914 - 1,793 255 3,580
46 47 Stevens Transport 671,110 89,130 2,792 1,905 3,880
48 52 Pitt Ohio 619,736 - 3,169 865 2,036
49 58 The Suddath Cos. 600,000 - 2,150 410 765
50 51 AAA Cooper Transportation Inc. 595,368 - 5,000 3,000 6,500
51 57 Mullen Group Ltd. 559,477 - 3,407 1,523 4,839
52 54 Western Express Inc. 520,079 - 3,275 2,430 5,860
54 55 United Road Services 500,000 - 1,700 1,400 1,600
55 53 Mercer Transportation Co. 494,912 - 312 2,487 2,487
56 - PS Logistics 491,000 - 1,900 1,521 2,271
57 56 Canada Cartage System 466,463 - 4,000 1,536 2,463
58 64 Dayton Freight Lines Inc. 462,000 - 3,905 1,361 3,106
59 68 Evans Network of Cos. 457,000 - 300 40 600
60 62 Shevell Group 454,000 - 3,644 1,845 4,550
61 61 TransX Group 442,428 - 2,670 683 4,360
62 66 Cowan Systems 432,000 - 1,910 1,268 4,442
63 72 California Cartage Co. 420,000 - - 1,500 -
64 67 P.A.M. Transportation Services 417,050 21,436 3,049 916 4,983
65 59 Bison Transport Inc. 406,981 - 2,600 926 3,616
66 71 Mesilla Valley Transportation 397,716 - 1,950 1,100 5,100
68 63 Bennett International Group 384,418 - 882 77 1,379
69 65 Dart Transit Co. 383,284 2,092 1,266 545 6,248
70 69 Roehl Transport Inc. 374,156 - 2,540 1,931 4,829
71 73 Epes Carriers Inc. 332,276 27,524 1,542 968 5,636
72 74 Cassens Transport 327,206 - 1,327 1,411 -
73 75 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 325,384 - 2,600 872 1,900
74 76 Maverick USA Inc. 314,722 - 2,034 1,424 2,270
75 92 Dicom Transportation Group 313,000 - - - -
76 79 Koch Companies Inc. 290,000 - 1,300 898 4,950
77 60 Acme Truck Line Inc. 282,597 - - 1 1,314
78 88 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 278,341 - 2,300 1,170 2,800
79 77 Comcar Industries 275,165 - 2,702 1,404 4,680
80 90 IMC Cos. 273,000 236,000 1,826 274 91
81 84 Paschall Truck Lines Inc. 259,301 - 1,810 949 3,278
82 78 Challenger Group 258,496 - 1,900 1,350 3,300
83 83 Trans-System Inc. 255,325 - 1,100 836 1,579
84 86 Foodliner/Quest Liner 245,152 - 1,136 934 2,060
85 85 Superior Bulk Logistics Inc. 244,800 7,500 1,400 730 2,000
86 81 John Christner Trucking 244,718 24,977 222 10 995
87 90 Melton Truck Lines Inc. 223,641 - 1,477 1,244 2,012
88 87 Groendyke Transport Inc. 221,329 15,715 1,386 850 1,640
89 95 Martin Transportation Systems 220,000 - 1,400 1,050 2,200
90 93 Brown Integrated Logistics 216,236 - 1,150 540 5,100
91 89 Transport Investments Inc. 215,408 - - 773 1,000
92 95 A&R Logistics 211,000 - 1,100 750 1,200
93 100 Wheaton World Wide Moving 209,140 6,926 180 15 1,075
94 99 Central Freight Lines Inc. 205,000 - - 1,031 2,848
94 101 National Carriers 205,000 - 590 420 1,200
96 102 PGT Trucking Inc. 204,000 - 1,045 425 1,400
97 103 Dupre Logistics 201,803 1,308 1,247 432 1,018
98 102 May Trucking 200,619 - 1,350 848 2,100
99 101 Oak Harbor Freight Lines Inc. 190,789 - 1,450 656 1,905
100 94 Fastfrate Group 180,773 - 830 320 965
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