2023 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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North America’s largest trucking companies continued growth in 2022 despite a weaker freight environment

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Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Daseke Inc. 1,773,300
2 Landstar System 1,760,357
3 PS Logistics 1,100,000
4 Anderson Trucking Service 972,800
5 Bennett Family of Companies 924,237
6 Mercer Transportation Co. 528,500
7 Maverick USA 461,256
8 TMC Transportation 450,000
9 Beemac Trucking 425,000
10 CRST The Transportation Solution 403,000
11 Melton Truck Lines 377,968
12 PGT Trucking 277,188
13 Western Express 266,000
14 Prime Inc. 257,757
15 System Transport 238,000
16 R&R Express 218,300
17 Acme Truck Line 184,600
18 Cardinal Logistics 135,000
19 Roehl Transport 122,400
20 JLE Industries 104,203
21 Evans Delivery 100,000
22 Long Haul Trucking 98,956
23 C.R. England 67,800
24 AFC Transport 53,000
25 Carrier One Inc. 51,000
26 Koch Cos. 47,200
27 Bison Transport 31,335
28 Day & Ross 30,200
29 Bowers Trucking 28,700
30 NFI 28,200
31 Canada Cartage System 28,000
32 Best Logistics Group 16,500
33 McCollister's Global Services 10,950
34 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 8,200
35 Averitt Express 6,140

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For-Hire News
Business, Technology, Safety, For-Hire

Estes Express Says It Is Doing Well Post-Cyberattack

Executives from Estes Express Lines recently shared details and lessons learned about the company’s response after an October cyberattack hampered the carrier’s operations.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
November 21, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Forward Air Files Counterclaim Against Omni on Merger

Forward Air has filed a counterclaim against Omni Logistics in response to a lawsuit Omni filed alleging that Forward has not followed through on a planned merger between the companies.

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

Werner Enterprises Reports Earnings Drop on Steady Revenue

Werner Enterprises experienced a year-over-year drop in earnings on a slight decrease in revenue during the third quarter, the company reported Nov. 1.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 2, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Forward Air Reports 82% Earnings Drop During Q3

Forward Air Corp. reported an 82.2% drop in earnings during the third quarter of 2023 as revenue declined amid a weak freight environment, the company reported Oct 30.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, For-Hire, TCA

Jack Cooper Making $2 Billion Bid for Bankrupt Yellow

Jack Cooper Transport is reportedly making a nearly $2 billion bid to snatch up the assets of Yellow, the trucking firm that collapsed in late July and filed for bankruptcy.

Michael E. Kanell | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 31, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire

Court Approves Yellow Administrators’ Auction Plans

A court on Oct. 27 approved plans by the administrators of Yellow to use auctioneers to sell the company’s rolling stock, as Jack Cooper Transport eyes a bid to rescue the motor carrier.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2023
Business, Technology, For-Hire

XPO Reports Revenue Increase Despite Tough Conditions

XPO posted an increase in revenue but a dip in profit during the third quarter amid a challenging freight environment, the company said Oct 30.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Universal Reports Revenue Decline Amid Q3 Headwinds

Universal Logistics Holdings experienced an overall decrease in revenue, with each segment facing year-over-year declines for the third quarter of 2023, the company reported Oct 26.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 27, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Ryder Reports Slight Revenue Decline for Q3

Ryder System Inc. experienced a slight decline in year-over-year revenue amid market headwinds during the third quarter of 2023, the company reported Oct. 25.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2023
Business, Technology, Safety, For-Hire

Estes Express IT System Fully Restored, COO Says

Estes Express Lines’ information technology systems are “completely restored” after a cyberattack earlier in October, according to Chief Operating Officer Webb Estes.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2023
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