2020 Top Flatbed/Heavy Specialized Carriers

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

Top Flatbed/Heavy Specialized Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
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 Motor Express/Ace Doran Hauling & Rigging/Bennett Heavy & Specialized/American Eagle 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 System Transport 179,000
17 Combined Transport 137,017
est
18 Roehl Transport 114,961
19 Evans Delivery Co. 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 Hunt Transportation 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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Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

XPO Posts Strong Q2 Earnings Amid Upcoming Leadership Change

XPO Logistics building

XPO Logistics Inc. on Aug. 4 reported record revenue and net income for the second quarter, part of a busy week for the Greenwich, Conn.-based company.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 5, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

GXO Posts $2.2 Billion in Q2 Revenue, Marks First Anniversary

GXO robots at an automated warehouse

GXO Logistics Inc. closed out its first year as an independent company with revenue and earnings growth in the second quarter of 2022, the company reported Aug. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 3, 2022
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Top 100

Daseke Reports Mixed Results in Second Quarter

Bulldog Hiway Express trucks on a lot

Daseke Inc. saw a decline in earnings despite revenue gains during the second quarter of 2022, the company reported Aug. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 2, 2022
Business, For-Hire, Top 100

ArcBest Reports Record-Setting Quarter for Q2

ABF Freight truck

ArcBest Corp. posted records for quarterly revenue, operating income and net income for the second quarter of 2022.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 29, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Forward Air Reports Record-Setting Quarter for Q2

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Forward Air Corp. on July 27 reported all-time quarterly records for revenue, income from operations and net income per diluted share for the second quarter.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 28, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

ODFL Reports Profit, Revenue Records for Second Quarter

Old Dominion Freight Line truck

Old Dominion Freight Line set records for revenue and profitability during the second quarter of 2022, the company reported July 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 27, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Private, Top 100

Walmart Canada Adds 60-Foot Multizone Refrigerated Trailer

Walmart Canada has expanded its fleet to include for the first time in North America a 60-foot multitemperature-zone refrigerated trailer, built by Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 25, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Knight-Swift Posts Higher Earnings, Revenue for Q2

Knight-Swift photo illustration

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. experienced revenue and earnings growth during the second quarter, the company reported July 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 21, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Marten Reports Record-Breaking Results for Q2

Marten Transport truck at a company terminal

Marten Transport on July 18 reported the highest operating revenue and operating income in its history for the second quarter.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Trucking Faces Pressure to Prepare for Holidays Early

Cosco Shipping containership in Shanghai

Supply chain pressures are forcing trucking to get an early start to the holiday shipping season despite a shift of underlying conditions within the industry.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 18, 2022

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