2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America

Up Front

After navigating COVID-19's disruption, trucking now has entered a historically strong business environment.
Find out where the Top 100 are located by North American region.
Small carriers often were hardest hit by COVID, but large fleets faced challenges, too.

Rankings

Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Forward Air 878,500
2 XPO Logistics 477,300
est
3 ArcBest 245,000
4 Landstar System 132,180
5 Magnate Worldwide 73,000
est
6 Day & Ross 5,146
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On the Bubble

May Trucking ($219 million), is a refrigerated and truckload carrier based in Salem, Ore.
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 For-Hire Carriers publication.
How companies are working to address the persistent driver shortage.
A look at how different segments of the trucking industry fared in 2020.
Some U.S. truckers are busier than they have ever been.

For-Hire News

Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Daseke Founder Sells Shares Amid Board Retirement

Daseke Inc. founder Don Daseke will sell his holdings in the company and step down from its board of directors, the company announced Nov. 14.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2022
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Plans Carbon Emission Intensity Reduction of 32% by 2034

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. set a new goal to reduce its carbon emission intensity 32% by 2034, the company announced Nov. 14.

November 14, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

FedEx Freight Unit Furloughs Workers as Cargo Demand Slows

FedEx Corp.’s freight unit is putting workers on furlough in some U.S. markets, adding to mounting evidence of a cargo slowdown as the company joins other large employers trimming their ranks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 14, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

GXO Reports Higher Revenue, Lower Earnings for Q3

GXO Logistics Inc. reported revenue growth and a decline in earnings in its third-quarter report released Nov. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 10, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner Reports Revenue Increase for Q3

Werner Enterprises saw revenue rise but income decline during the third quarter of 2022, the company reported Nov. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 3, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

XPO Spinoff RXO Officially Launches

XPO Logistics Inc. turned its tech-enabled brokered transportation platform, RXO, into an independent, publicly traded company Nov. 1.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Landstar Reports Highest Revenue for Any Q3

Landstar System Inc.’s revenue and diluted earnings per share both set third-quarter records, the company reported Oct. 19.

October 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Reports $3.84 Billion in Revenue for Q3

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw revenue and earnings increase as a result of strong segment growth during the third quarter, the company reported Oct. 18, besting analysts’ expectations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Marten Reports 15th Consecutive Increase in Quarterly Profitability

Marten Transport reported its 15th consecutive year-over-year increase in quarterly profitability Oct. 17, but still the results missed analysts’ expectations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

NFI Acquires MCO Transport to Bolster Southeastern Port Operations

North American supply chain solutions company NFI has acquired southeastern port service solutions provider MCO Transport Inc., the company announced Oct. 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2022

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