2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 FedEx Freight 6,904,000
2 Yellow Corp. 4,891,000
3 XPO 3,600,000
4 Old Dominion Freight Line 3,358,112
5 UPS Inc. 2,998,000
6 Estes Express Lines 2,740,000
7 ABF Freight 1,993,314
8 R+L Carriers 1,580,000
9 Saia Inc. 1,378,510
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,040,423
11 Averitt Express 768,957
12 Central Transport 754,000
13 TFI International 748,175
14 Dayton Freight Lines 558,200
15 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 555,907
16 AAA Cooper Transportation 548,000
17 Roadrunner Freight 464,000
18 New England Motor Freight 400,500
19 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 309,600
20 Day & Ross Freight 278,374
21 Central Freight Lines 266,000
22 Autotransportes de Carga Tresguerras 231,500
23 Daylight Transport 229,000
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24 Transportes Castores de Baja California 221,100
25 Oak Harbor Freight Lines 204,947
26 Transportes Julian de Obregon 173,700
27 Ward Trucking 166,000
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28 Forward Air 163,932
29 Fastfrate Group 123,764
30 Standard Forwarding 110,000
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31 Midwest Motor Express 105,100
32 TransX Group of Companies 91,419
33 Transportadora Hercel / Transportadores Unidos (Grupo Transportes) 90,600
34 Landstar System 89,041
35 Dependable Highway Express 73,600
36 Anderson Trucking Service 67,189
37 Peninsula Truck Lines 66,476
38 Transportes Comandos del Norte 63,200
39 Transportes de Carga FEMA 55,800
40 Autotransportes de Carga El Duero / Fletes El Duero 44,200
41 Servicio de Transportacion Jaguar 44,000
42 Transportes del Valle 43,200
43 Transportes Leon-Mexico 35,700
44 Fletes y Materiales Forsis 31,400
45 Spee-Dee Delivery Service 14,600
46 CalArk 13,007
47 Bison Transport 12,028
Extras
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On the Bubble

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For-Hire News
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, For-Hire

Kenworth to Start Production of T680s, T880s With X15N in Q3

Kenworth plans to begin production of its Class 8 T680 tractor and T880 vocational truck with Cummins’ X15N natural gas engine in the third quarter of 2024, it said May 15.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2024
Government, Business, For-Hire

Infrastructure Stakeholders Renew Calls for Funding

WASHINGTON — Approving legislation that promotes funding for safety programs and supply chain connectivity is atop the priority list for infrastructure stakeholders.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 15, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Ryder: Switching to a Class 8 EV May Double Vehicle Costs

A new analysis by leasing and logistics specialist Ryder System indicates the business case for swapping a diesel or gasoline van or truck for an EV is shaky for much of the trucking industry.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2024
Business, Equipment, For-Hire

TFI Buys Quebec-Based Truckload Carrier in Fourth 2024 Deal

TFI International acquired Quebec-based specialized truckload carrier Transport MJ Lavoie for an undisclosed sum, its fourth purchase so far in 2024.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 13, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS Finance Chief to Leave Parcel Giant to Focus on Health

UPS Inc.’s top financial executive, Brian Newman, plans to leave the company June 1 in order to focus on his personal health, the shipping giant said May 6.

Kiel Porter | Bloomberg News
May 6, 2024
Business, For-Hire

Mullen Group Closes ContainerWorld Acquisition

Mullen Group closed its previously announced acquisition of fellow Canadian business ContainerWorld Forwarding Services, the company revealed May 3.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Schneider Reports Revenue Decline of 8% to $1.32B for Q1

Schneider experienced a year-over-year decline in revenue to $1.32 billion during the first quarter of 2024, the company reported May 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 2, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, For-Hire

Safety, HR Professionals Connect at ATA Conference

PHOENIX — More than 450 professionals came together to identify ways to improve the trucking industry at ATA's Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
May 1, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, For-Hire

Pitt Ohio Executive Targets EV Infrastructure

WASHINGTON — Ensuring electric commercial vehicles have reliable access to charging infrastructure remains a persistent challenge, a trucking executive recently told policymakers.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 1, 2024
Business, For-Hire

ArcBest Reports $1 Billion Revenue for Q1

ArcBest saw its bottom line swing from a profit to a loss and posted a decline in revenue during Q1 on the heels of market softness and weather-related delays, the company reported.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2024
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