2022 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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For-hire motor carriers achieved significant revenue gains and higher profits last year, powered by surging freight demand.
The pandemic accelerated driver wages, shortened routes to match shopping patterns and increased automation across the supply chain.
Find out where the Top 100 For-Hire Carriers are based.
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Daseke Inc. 1,557,000
2 Landstar System 1,549,000
3 PS Logistics 900,000
4 Anderson Trucking Service 899,200
5 Bennett Family of Companies 712,600
6 Mercer Transportation Co. 528,500
7 TMC Transportation 450,000
8 Maverick USA 397,700
9 Melton Truck Lines 303,300
10 Prime Inc. 250,100
11 PGT Trucking 231,204
12 R&R Express 218,300
13 Western Express 217,000
14 System Transport 203,000
15 CRST The Transportation Solution 200,000
16 Acme Truck Line 184,600
17 Roehl Transport 122,400
18 Cardinal Logistics 112,000
19 Beemac Trucking 96,400
20 JLE Industries 95,000
21 Long Haul Trucking 87,800
22 Carrier One Inc. 51,000
23 AFC Transport 50,100
24 Koch Cos. 47,200
25 C.R. England 40,000
26 Day & Ross 29,800
27 Bowers Trucking 28,700
28 Bison Transport 28,700
29 Canada Cartage System 28,000
30 NFI 21,700
31 Best Logistics Group 16,500
32 Averitt Express 6,700
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Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Nearshoring Trend Drives More Border Growth

The nearshoring trend has been driving further transportation and logistics investments near the Mexican border as companies work to capture current and expected future growth.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 4, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Navistar Launches Integrated Powertrain

Truck maker Navistar announced Feb. 26 it has made the first deliveries of its International LT Series equipped with the International S13 Integrated Powertrain.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Business, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt to Promote Shelley Simpson to CEO Post

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced that company president Shelley Simpson is also taking on the post of CEO, effective July 1.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Forward Air Reports 138% Earnings Drop for Q4

Forward Air Corp. experienced a 138% earnings drop year-over-year during the fourth quarter of 2023, the company reported Feb. 28.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, For-Hire

Groups Support Werner in Legal Filing Over ‘Nuclear’ Verdict

The Texas Trucking Association and another advocacy group have filed a “friend of the court” brief with the Texas Supreme Court asking that it reject a $100 million lower-court accident verdict against Werner Enterprises.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 28, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, For-Hire

New SEC Rules Prompt Closer Look at Cybersecurity

Trucking businesses need to take a close look at the state of their cybersecur­ity in 2024 now that tough, new disclosure rules from the Securities and Exchange Commission have gone live.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
February 23, 2024
Business, Equipment, For-Hire

Estes, Pitt Ohio Among Firms Filling Yellow Void in Buffalo

Yellow Corp.’s shutdown has opened the door for Estes Express Lines, Pitt Ohio and more to make greater inroads in the Buffalo, N.Y., Niagara region.

Matt Glynn | The Buffalo (N.Y.) News
February 20, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

Social Media Platforms Open Fleets to Newer Recruiting Pool

Fleets are looking more to social media platforms to increase brand awareness, reach new customers and, increasingly, find new employees.

Amanda Smith | Special to Transport Topics
February 16, 2024
Government, Business, For-Hire

Knight-Swift Adds 10 More Leased Yellow Terminals to Haul

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. extended its winning streak in auctions of former Yellow Corp. terminals, strengthening its less-than-truckload operations.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Ryder Q4 Profit Slides on Weak Used Truck Prices, Rentals

Profits at Ryder System Inc. fell 39.8% in the fourth quarter of 2023 as weak freight conditions again sapped strength from used vehicle sales prices and rental activity, it said Feb. 14.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2024
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