2021 Top Flatbed/Heavy Specialized Carriers

2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Top Flatbed/Heavy Specialized Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Landstar System 1,202,295
2 Daseke Inc. 1,199,300
3 Anderson Trucking Service 796,978
4 PS Logistics 677,000
5 Bennett Motor Express/Ace Doran Hauling & Rigging/Bennett Heavy & Specialized/American Eagle 489,373
6 TMC Transportation 450,000
est
7 Maverick USA 389,182
est
8 Mercer Transportation Co. 305,576
9 Melton Truck Lines 292,125
10 United Vision Logistics 261,000
est
11 PGT Trucking 231,204
12 Prime Inc. 200,998
13 System Transport 185,000
14 Western Express 180,375
15 CRST The Transportation Solution 158,673
16 Beemac Trucking 155,616
17 Acme Truck Line 145,000
18 R&R Express 144,780
19 Evans Delivery Co. 132,000
20 Cardinal Logistics 116,800
21 Roehl Transport 114,961
est
22 Montgomery Transport 100,469
23 Fraley & Schilling 89,000
est
24 PI & I Motor Express 81,000
est
25 Long Haul Trucking 80,407
26 JLE Industries 52,848
est
27 AFC Transport 35,000
28 Challenger Motor Freight 34,500
29 Koch Cos. 28,008
30 C.R. England 26,300
est
31 Canada Cartage System 25,125
32 Day & Ross 24,543
33 Bison Transport 24,471
34 Halvor Lines 23,700
est
35 Bowers Trucking 20,000
36 NFI 19,000
37 Diligent Delivery Systems 7,140
est
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XPO Posts Strong Q2 Earnings Amid Upcoming Leadership Change

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

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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
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Daseke Reports Mixed Results in Second Quarter

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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
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ArcBest Reports Record-Setting Quarter for Q2

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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
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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
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ODFL Reports Profit, Revenue Records for Second Quarter

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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
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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
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Knight-Swift Posts Higher Earnings, Revenue for Q2

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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
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Marten Reports Record-Breaking Results for Q2

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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
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Trucking Faces Pressure to Prepare for Holidays Early

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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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