2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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The nation’s top for-hire carriers are taking steps to shore up capacity in anticipation of increasing demand for freight hauling and a tighter market for drivers.
Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.
Find out what carriers are doing to prepare for what looks like increased demand for freight hauling this year and next.
Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Companysort descending Revenue (000) Net Income (000) Employees Tractors Trailers
1 1 UPS Inc. 60,906,000 3,431,000 434,000 - -
2 2 FedEx Corp. 57,570,000 1,907,000 400,000 29,733 108,041
4 4 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 6,555,459 432,090 22,172 14,805 30,330
5 5 YRC Worldwide 4,697,500 21,500 32,000 14,300 44,500
7 6 Swift Transportation 4,031,517 149,267 21,900 22,795 64,066
6 7 Schneider 4,045,736 156,851 19,300 10,459 37,910
8 8 Hub Group 3,572,790 74,805 2,755 2,705 436
10 10 TFI International 3,037,205 482,592 17,685 28,805 25,310
9 9 Landstar System 3,167,634 137,350 1,197 27,558 15,170
11 11 Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. 2,991,517 295,765 19,040 7,994 32,525
12 12 ArcBest Corp. 2,700,219 18,652 13,000 4,387 21,361
3 3 XPO Logistics 14,619,400 63,100 89,000 15,396 27,606
14 14 Estes Express Lines 2,400,000 - 16,570 7,009 26,718
16 15 Werner Enterprises Inc. 2,008,991 79,129 11,738 7,895 24,350
15 16 Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. 2,044,000 - 4,645 7,101 6,508
21 19 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,500,000 - 10,135 7,900 15,500
17 17 UniGroup Inc. 1,700,000 - - - -
25 21 Kenan Advantage Group Inc. 1,421,975 - 7,561 6,869 10,404
18 18 Prime Inc. 1,683,834 194,247 3,661 6,246 12,309
20 26 Purolator Holdings Ltd. 1,526,207 - 10,000 463 1,280
26 23 C.R. England Inc. 1,304,898 - 7,883 4,165 5,990
21 20 Sirva Inc. 1,500,000 - - - -
19 24 CRST International 1,546,000 - 7,849 6,682 13,811
28 25 Saia Inc. 1,218,481 48,024 9,000 4,000 13,000
32 30 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 1,072,751 24,244 6,275 6,710 4,154
29 28 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,192,296 - 8,458 4,002 11,943
21 23 Penske Logistics 1,500,000 - 14,180 2,704 8,785
27 27 NFI Industries 1,250,000 - 8,300 3,118 8,300
30 29 Knight Transportation Inc. 1,118,034 93,863 5,500 5,153 9,915
35 33 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,030,000 - 5,500 5,130 12,883
37 35 Forward Air Corp. 982,530 27,670 3,689 935 4,868
39 34 Lynden Inc. 925,000 - 2,800 882 2,889
43 42 Quality Distribution Inc. 758,000 - - - -
41 39 Atlas World Group 795,239 - - 4,314 -
34 37 Anderson Trucking Service 1,032,144 - 1,410 4,160 6,300
52 41 Heartland Express Inc. 612,937 56,386 3,600 5,049 15,218
38 36 KLLM Transport Services 937,000 - - 3,815 5,300
40 38 Ruan 872,184 - 5,546 3,425 8,165
33 32 Celadon Group Inc. 1,050,000 2,700 6,000 7,050 15,000
48 44 Jack Cooper Holdings Corp. 667,849 - - 2,119 2,126
51 45 Day & Ross Transportation 640,515 - 1,829 2,804 4,010
45 42 Trimac Group 700,000 - 3,400 2,700 2,400
47 43 Covenant Transportation Group 670,651 16,835 4,400 2,535 7,389
49 46 Stevens Transport 662,450 77,990 2,703 2,690 3,795
46 47 Marten Transport Ltd. 671,144 33,464 3,622 2,911 4,854
42 46 Daseke Inc. 770,000 -8,700 3,400 3,500 7,300
53 54 AAA Cooper Transportation Inc. 605,538 - 4,600 2,400 6,000
50 52 Pitt Ohio 649,972 - 3,178 866 2,072
63 55 Mercer Transportation Co. 449,337 - 295 6,684 2,400
55 52 Western Express Inc. 527,909 38,334 3,000 2,734 7,366
56 54 United Road Services 525,000 - 1,700 2,470 1,200
62 57 Canada Cartage System 452,728 - 3,110 2,429 2,736
58 51 Mullen Group Ltd. 520,272 - 3,267 2,474 4,998
54 49 The Suddath Cos. 550,000 - - - -
74 65 Bison Transport Inc. 375,462 - 2,559 2,159 4,475
71 61 TransX Group 423,678 - 2,617 2,475 4,410
66 60 Shevell Group 436,000 - 3,895 1,550 3,902
69 68 Bennett International Group 429,616 - 998 1,338 1,892
60 58 Dayton Freight Lines Inc. 498,370 - 4,010 1,387 3,664
64 69 Dart Transit Co. 441,845 - 1,273 2,187 6,963
67 62 Cowan Systems 434,018 - 1,915 2,059 5,111
68 66 P.A.M. Transportation Services 432,852 11,101 2,463 - 5,699
59 59 Evans Network of Cos. 505,000 - 320 3,865 650
76 70 Roehl Transport Inc. 355,323 - 2,485 1,995 4,898
75 70 Interstate Distributor Co. 370,168 - 2,000 2,235 3,900
72 66 Mesilla Valley Transportation 402,940 - 1,900 1,700 5,100
65 63 California Cartage Co. 440,000 - 1,500 - -
81 71 Epes Carriers Inc. 332,073 24,333 1,535 1,392 -
83 74 Cassens Transport 317,557 - 1,419 1,364 1,364
78 79 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 346,000 - 2,800 945 2,225
80 74 Maverick USA Inc. 334,953 - 2,119 1,760 2,453
95 79 Comcar Industries 240,054 - - 1,894 4,660
89 82 Challenger Group 258,006 - - - -
85 76 Koch Companies Inc. 280,000 - 1,150 1,001 5,250
86 - The Dependable Cos. 278,000 - - 321 1,220
96 86 John Christner Trucking 239,015 14,998 232 874 1,060
90 83 Trans-System Inc. 252,500 - 1,100 1,236 1,600
98 81 Paschall Truck Lines Inc. 237,311 - 1,872 1,656 3,101
99 87 Superior Bulk Logistics Inc. 233,900 5,200 1,392 1,300 2,100
91 84 Foodliner/Quest Liner 252,275 - 1,261 1,386 2,185
87 91 Transport Investments Inc. 276,000 - 200 3,450 2,100
84 80 IMC Cos. 293,000 - 1,875 1,515 91
82 75 Dicom Transportation Group 320,700 - - - -
100 94 A&R Logistics 229,258 - 1,100 1,050 1,200
97 89 Martin Transportation Systems 237,500 - 1,637 1,160 2,200
77 96 Central Freight Lines Inc. 347,800 - - 1,357 7,852
44 113 Central Transport International 703,000 - - 3,180 6,543
36 - Cardinal Logistics Holdings 1,000,600 - 4,642 3,020 9,725
56 - OnTrac Inc. 525,000 - 3,000 55 571
61 58 PS Logistics 495,300 - 2,600 2,247 2,359
13 13 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,658,745 169,172 - 67,900 42,800
24 - R+L Carriers 1,452,000 - 10,000 5,958 12,604
88 - TransAm Trucking Inc. 270,000 - - 1,144 1,818
70 53 USA Truck 429,099 -7,699 2,000 1,415 5,605
79 78 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 337,500 - 2,625 1,520 3,000
92 - Hirschbach Motor Lines 251,697 - 646 1,010 -
94 - Salmon Cos. Inc. 241,796 - - 713 1,092
93 - United Vision Logistics 245,000 - - 1,003 1,347
31 32 Averitt Express 1,091,475 - - 4,500 14,623
73 - TMC Transportation 394,000 - - - -
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