2023 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
Up Front

North America’s largest trucking companies continued growth in 2022 despite a weaker freight environment

Recruiting the truckers of tomorrow is a top priority for trucking companies preparing for years to come

Find out where the Top 100 For-Hire carriers are located by region; click links to view details about the company

Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Forward Air 1,151,244
est
2 Covenant Logistics Group 452,713
3 ArcBest 383,620
4 Magnate Worldwide 73,000
est
5 Sameday Worldwide 7,400
est
6 NFI 5,000
Extras

A top industry concern for years, suitable parking spaces remain elusive for many truckers

102

On the Bubble

Market Express ($249 million), is a truckload carrier and intermodal shipper based in Portland, Ore.

The numerous, complex regulations faced by the trucking industry can be made simpler using new technology

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While mergers and acquisitions alter the business landscape, top for-hire carriers grew revenues across segments in 2022

Learn more about how companies are selected for Transport Topics' Top 100 largest for-hire carriers list

For-Hire News
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Forward Air Hires Ex-Ceva Logistics Executive Stewart as CEO

Shawn Stewart is set to join Forward Air as CEO, effective April 28, the carrier said April 23. He also will join the asset-light transportation services group’s board of directors.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 24, 2024
Business, For-Hire

ODFL Reports Q1 Revenue and Earnings Growth

Old Dominion Freight Line experienced growth in revenue and earnings for the first quarter of 2024, the company reported April 24.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 24, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS Reports 41% Earnings Drop During Q1

UPS Inc. experienced a 41.3% drop in earnings during the first quarter of 2024, the company reported April 23.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 23, 2024
Government, Business, For-Hire

Five Auto Haulers to Merge as Backer Files for IPO

Five auto carriers look set to merge, with the combined entity likely to then add to its assets by buying up competitors, if an initial public offering pans out as planned.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 17, 2024
Business, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Reports $2.9 Billion Revenue for Q1

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. experienced a decline in revenue and earnings during the first quarter of 2024, the company reported April 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 17, 2024
Business, Technology, For-Hire

Truck Software Developer Platform Science Raises $125M

Platform Science raised $125 million in capital to accelerate the launch of its software platform with additional truck manufacturers, a spokesperson for the company said April 16.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 17, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

Amazon Becomes the Largest US Private EV Charging Operator

Amazon has installed more than 17,000 chargers at about 120 warehouses around the U.S., making the retail giant the largest operator of private EV charging infrastructure in the country.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
April 15, 2024
Business, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Kenan Advantage Group Owner Omers Exploring IPO

Omers Private Equity is exploring an initial public offering of Kenan Advantage Group, one of North America’s biggest tank truck transporter and logistics providers, according to sources.

Gillian Tan and Paula Sambo | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2024
Business, For-Hire

Roadrunner Opens Service Center in Atlanta

Roadrunner opened a new less-than-truckload service center in Atlanta, the longhaul freight carrier announced April 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous, For-Hire

Kodiak Forms Autonomous Truck Council With Walmart, UPS

Kodiak Robotics launched an advisory council to bolster its efforts to commercialize autonomous trucks with the help of trucking industry leaders, the company announced March 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2024
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