2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
Up Front
This year in particular has brought a changing of the guard at some of the largest companies.
See a breakdown of Top 100 For-Hire Carriers by region; get links to company pages.
After you've absorbed the changes and trends in this year's Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, take our interactive quiz!
Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Landstar System 1,386,387
2 Daseke Inc. 1,210,000
3 PS Logistics 747,339
4 Anderson Trucking Service 743,679
5 Mercer Transportation Co. 465,496
6 TMC Transportation 464,000
est
7 Bennett Family of Companies 422,347
8 Transport Investments 364,251
9 Maverick USA 350,287
10 Melton Truck Lines 302,227
11 Acme Truck Line 290,475
12 United Vision Logistics 275,000
13 PGT Trucking 271,000
14 Prime Inc. 227,131
15 Western Express 211,224
16 CRST The Transportation Solution 195,000
17 System Transport 172,000
18 Combined Transport 137,017
19 Roehl Transport 112,762
20 Long Haul Trucking 81,000
21 Carrier One Inc. 75,000
22 CT Transportation 60,690
23 Super Transporte Internacional 56,400
24 Express Anahuac 54,400
25 Decker Truck Line 49,290
26 Blackhawk Transport 48,285
27 JLE Industries 45,400
28 Evans Delivery 41,921
29 TransAmerica Express Logistics 40,000
30 Bison Transport 30,089
31 Hunt Transportation 30,000
32 Halvor Lines 24,247
33 Koch Cos. 20,988
34 WLX 18,900
35 NFI 17,000
36 Day & Ross 12,586
37 TGR Logistics 8,000
38 Great Plains Transport Inc. 7,428
Extras
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 For-Hire Carriers.
109

On the Bubble

Autotransportes de Carga Tresguerras ($244 million), is a package, air/expedited and truckload freight carrier based in Tijuana, Mexico.
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For some companies, leadership teams stretch back four generations.
The state's trucking association has joined forces with 13 community colleges.
Women are increasingly taking on larger roles in the management of trucking companies.
The company has pressed on since losing its CEO Jeremy Rayl in 2017.
Nevertheless, industry projections remain positive.
George Casiano's family shares the story of an industry veteran.
All of Brig Sorber’s family played a part in the creation story of Two Men and a Truck, which has grown from humble origins into one of the largest moving companies in North America.
Fleet owners find inspiration in family and faith.
Lead ATA participants set out to guide trucking's future.
For-Hire News
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner CEO Says Freight Market Is Returning to Normal

Werner Enterprises CEO Derek Leathers said patterns emerging in the cargo marketplace points to a long-awaited adjustment that could help lift trucking out of its persistent freight recession.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 17, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx to Cut Up to 2,000 Europe Jobs

FedEx Corp. plans to cut as many as 2,000 jobs in Europe, the latest move by the package delivery giant to streamline its global workforce and rein in costs.

Cailley LaPara | Bloomberg News
June 12, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Private Fleets Pursuing Emissions Goals More Aggressively

Across all areas of the economy, shippers are facing increasing pressure to make their operations more sustainable and to meet environmental, sustainability and governance targets.

Amanda Smith-Teutsch | Special to Transport Topics
June 11, 2024
Government, Business, For-Hire

Canadian Border Agency, Staff Agree on Tentative Labor Deal

 Unionized Canadian border agency staff and the federal government reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement for more than 9,500 staff, the two sides said June 11.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2024
Business, Technology, For-Hire

NFI Buys Transfix’s Freight Brokerage Operation

NFI acquired Transfix’s digital freight brokerage operation for an undisclosed sum, the carrier said June 5.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, For-Hire

ABF Freight Seeks to Boost Safety With Trailer Sensors

ABF Freight is ramping up its use of Drov Technologies’ AirBoxOne platform, which integrates truck and trailer sensors, Oklahoma City-based Drov said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2024
Business, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Penske Forms EV Infrastructure Advisory JV With Mitsui Unit

LAS VEGAS — Penske Transportation Solutions and ForeFront Power are teaming up for an electric vehicle infrastructure advisory joint venture to be known as Penske Energy, the partners said May 21.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 28, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, For-Hire

Kenworth to Start Production of T680s, T880s With X15N in Q3

Kenworth plans to begin production of its Class 8 T680 tractor and T880 vocational truck with Cummins’ X15N natural gas engine in the third quarter of 2024, it said May 15.

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

Infrastructure Stakeholders Renew Calls for Funding

WASHINGTON — Approving legislation that promotes funding for safety programs and supply chain connectivity is atop the priority list for infrastructure stakeholders.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 15, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Ryder: Switching to a Class 8 EV May Double Vehicle Costs

A new analysis by leasing and logistics specialist Ryder System indicates the business case for swapping a diesel or gasoline van or truck for an EV is shaky for much of the trucking industry.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2024
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