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2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
Up Front
After navigating COVID-19's disruption, trucking now has entered a historically strong business environment.
Find out where the Top 100 are located by North American region.
Small carriers often were hardest hit by COVID, but large fleets faced challenges, too.
RankCompanyRevenue (000)
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 Family of Companies 489,373
6 TMC Transportation 450,000
7 Maverick USA 389,182
8 Mercer Transportation Co. 305,576
9 Melton Truck Lines 292,125
10 United Vision Logistics 261,000
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 132,000
20 Cardinal Logistics 116,800
21 Roehl Transport 114,961
22 Montgomery Transport 100,469
23 Fraley & Schilling 89,000
24 PI & I Motor Express 81,000
25 Long Haul Trucking 80,407
26 JLE Industries 52,848
27 AFC Transport 35,000
28 Challenger Motor Freight 34,500
29 Koch Cos. 28,008
30 C.R. England 26,300
31 Canada Cartage System 25,125
32 Day & Ross 24,543
33 Bison Transport 24,471
34 Halvor Lines 23,700
35 Bowers Trucking 20,000
36 NFI 19,000
37 Diligent Delivery Systems 7,140
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For-Hire News
Business, For-Hire

FedEx Beats Quarterly Wall Street Profit Expectations

Packages at a FedEx Express facility

FedEx Corp. posted a higher profit than Wall Street expected in its most recent quarter, but trimmed expectations for the full-year period.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Private

Experts: Freight Environment Unlikely to Improve Much Soon

Flatbed truck

Executives across multiple segments of the trucking industry expect the freight environment to take considerable time to improve substantially.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

Doug Nickles Crowned TMCSuperTech Grand Champion

David Kegley, Doug Nickles, Randy Patterson, Todd Cotier

CLEVELAND — Doug Nickles from FedEx Freight earned his first TMCSuperTech grand champion honor at ATA's  Technology & Maintenance Council’s National Technicians Skills Competition.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 20, 2023
Business, Fuel, For-Hire, Private

Love’s Travel Stops No. 1 on Happiest Employees List

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, a family-run chain of truck stops founded nearly 60 years ago, topped storied firms like IBM, Nike and Apple in a new ranking of employee well-being.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Nearshoring Boom Faces Growing Pains

C.H. Robinson Laredo

The escalation of nearshoring this year has brought an increased need to bolster infrastructure investments and supply chain operations, according to experts.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 13, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS CEO Carol Tomé Outlines Challenging Year Ahead

Carol Tome

UPS Inc. will pay out the biggest portion of its new labor pact over the next 12 months while trying to win back customers it lost during the contentious contract talks, CEO Carol Tomé said.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

Estes Among Fleets to Pilot Remora’s Carbon Capture System

Remora device

Estes was among the first commercial for-hire carriers to sign up to pilot emerging technology developed by Remora.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
September 8, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS to Raise Average Prices by 5.9%

UPS truck and logo

UPS Inc. will raise prices 5.9%, to take effect on Dec. 26.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 8, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous, For-Hire

FAA Clears UPS Drones for Longer Flights

UPS drone

Two more companies including UPS have been granted approval to fly drones beyond the sight of ground operators in a key step that could eventually enable widespread package delivery.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
September 6, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire

Trimac Acquires Two More Carriers, Continues to Shop

Sims and Sons truck

Trimac Transportation Ltd. has purchased two North American bulk haulage carriers in the past few weeks, and has plans to accelerate its ongoing buying spree.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 1, 2023
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