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

Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 FedEx Freight 6,352,000
2 YRC Worldwide 4,697,500
3 XPO Logistics 3,445,300
4 Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. 2,991,517
5 UPS Freight 2,736,000
6 Estes Express Lines 2,400,000
7 ABF Freight 1,916,394
8 R+L Carriers 1,429,000
9 Saia Inc. 1,218,481
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 975,884
11 Averitt Express 717,000
12 Central Transport International 703,000
13 TFI International 610,263
14 AAA Cooper Transportation Inc. 518,000
15 Dayton Freight Lines 489,277
16 Roadrunner Less-Than-Truckload 461,000
17 New England Motor Freight 398,000
18 Pitt Ohio 397,000
19 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 290,000
20 Day & Ross Freight 249,673
21 Autotransportes de Carga Tresguerras 217,000
22 Transportes Castores de Baja California 207,200
23 Central Freight Lines Inc. 206,000
24 Daylight Transport 195,000
25 Oak Harbor Freight Lines Inc. 194,000
26 Carlile 180,000
27 Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. 153,000
28 Forward Air Solutions 148,600
29 Wilson Trucking Corp. 141,800
30 Lakeville Motor Express 126,000
31 Celadon Group Inc. 125,000
32 Consolidated Fastfrate 111,371
33 TransX Group 97,446
34 Midwest Motor Express 95,400
35 Servicio de Transportacion Jaguar 88,800
36 Transportadora Hercel / Transportadores Unidos (Grupo Transportes) 84,900
37 Dependable Highway Express 77,373
38 Landstar System 74,530
39 Transportes Comandos del Norte 59,200
40 Peninsula Truck Lines 56,896
41 Anderson Trucking Service 53,310
42 Transportes Fema 52,300
43 Autotransportes de Carga El Duero / Fletes El Duero 41,400
44 Transportes del Valle 40,500
45 Transportes Leon-Mexico 33,500
46 Fletes y Materiales Forsis 29,400
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On the Bubble

Transportes Castores de Baja California ($207 million), Headquartered in the historic town of Leon in the central state of Guanajuata, this Mexican fleet provides less-than-truckload and parcel delivery services throughout the country with a fleet of 450 tractors, 180 straight trucks and 650 trailers.
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