2020 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America

Up Front

Fleets have been overcoming unprecedented challenges to keep essential freight moving during the pandemic.
See the locations of the headquarters for each of the Top 100 for-hire carriers in North America.
COVID-19 has transformed 2020 into a tumultuous year for trucking, but the Top 100 list remains stable, at least for now.

Rankings

Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Daseke Inc. 1,416,400
2 Landstar System 1,295,817
3 Anderson Trucking Service 767,777
4 PS Logistics 747,339
est
5 Bennett International Group 458,791
6 TMC Transportation 450,000
est
7 Mercer Transportation Co. 405,276
8 Maverick USA 389,182
9 Transport Investments 364,251
est
10 Melton Truck Lines 278,203
11 United Vision Logistics 261,000
est
12 PGT Trucking 258,893
13 CRST The Transportation Solution 227,000
14 Prime Inc. 226,094
15 Acme Truck Line 205,000
16 Trans-System Inc. 179,000
17 Combined Transport 137,017
est
18 Roehl Transport 114,961
19 Evans Delivery 101,000
20 Long Haul Trucking 90,000
21 Fraley & Schilling 89,000
22 PI & I Motor Express 81,000
23 Carrier One Inc. 75,000
est
24 Super Transporte Internacional 56,400
est
25 Express Anahuac 54,400
est
26 JLE Industries 52,848
27 Decker Truck Line 49,290
est
28 TransAmerica Express Logistics 40,000
est
29 National Carriers 32,200
30 Bison Transport 31,281
31 Crete Carrier Corp. 30,000
est
32 Canada Cartage System 26,790
33 C.R. England 26,300
34 Halvor Lines 23,700
35 NFI 19,000
36 WLX 18,900
est
37 Day & Ross 17,639
38 Koch Cos. 17,247
39 Bowers Trucking 15,000
40 TGR Logistics 8,000
41 Averitt Express 7,781
42 Diligent Delivery Systems 7,140
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On the Bubble

Acme Truck Line ($245 million), is a flatbed and heavy specialized carrier based in Gretna, La.
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Drivers have been more isolated than usual during the pandemic due to social distancing measures.
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Small trucking companies such as Boyle Transportation are playing a direct role in the response to COVID-19.
Industry experts explain how this public health crisis might change freight transportation in the years ahead.

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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