2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
Up Front
This year in particular has brought a changing of the guard at some of the largest companies.
See a breakdown of Top 100 For-Hire Carriers by region; get links to company pages.
After you've absorbed the changes and trends in this year's Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, take our interactive quiz!
Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 FedEx Freight 7,489,000
2 Yellow Corp. 5,092,000
3 Old Dominion Freight Line 4,043,695
4 XPO 3,800,000
5 UPS Inc. 3,218,000
6 Estes Express Lines 3,160,000
7 ABF Freight 2,175,585
8 R+L Carriers 1,692,000
9 Saia Inc. 1,653,849
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,148,092
11 Averitt Express 890,849
12 Central Transport 825,000
13 TFI International 816,081
14 Dayton Freight Lines 659,000
15 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 616,000
est
16 AAA Cooper Transportation 606,000
17 Roadrunner Freight 452,281
18 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 350,800
19 Day & Ross Freight 312,395
20 Daylight Transport 265,000
21 Central Freight Lines 248,000
22 Autotransportes de Carga Tresguerras 244,500
23 Transportes Castores de Baja California 233,500
24 Oak Harbor Freight Lines 220,194
25 Forward Air 194,100
26 Ward Trucking 189,000
27 Transportes Julian de Obregon 183,400
28 Fastfrate Group 151,400
29 Standard Forwarding 119,000
30 Midwest Motor Express 118,000
31 Landstar System 102,531
32 Transportadora Hercel / Transportadores Unidos (Grupo Transportes) 95,700
33 Dependable Highway Express 86,000
34 Peninsula Truck Lines 72,379
35 Anderson Trucking Service 69,857
36 Transportes Comandos del Norte 66,700
37 Transportes de Carga FEMA 58,900
38 Autotransportes de Carga El Duero / Fletes El Duero 46,700
39 Transportes del Valle 45,600
40 TransAmerica Express Logistics 40,000
41 Transportes Leon-Mexico 37,700
42 Fletes y Materiales Forsis 33,200
43 Highlight Motor Group 26,286
44 Atlas World Group 21,700
45 TGR Logistics 19,000
46 CalArk 14,005
47 Bison Transport 13,368
48 Sorenson Transport 13,365
Extras
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 For-Hire Carriers.
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On the Bubble

Dupré Logistics ($270 million), is a petroleum and chemical tank truck carrier and logistics company based in Lafayette, La.
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For some companies, leadership teams stretch back four generations.
The state's trucking association has joined forces with 13 community colleges.
Women are increasingly taking on larger roles in the management of trucking companies.
The company has pressed on since losing its CEO Jeremy Rayl in 2017.
Nevertheless, industry projections remain positive.
George Casiano's family shares the story of an industry veteran.
All of Brig Sorber’s family played a part in the creation story of Two Men and a Truck, which has grown from humble origins into one of the largest moving companies in North America.
Fleet owners find inspiration in family and faith.
Lead ATA participants set out to guide trucking's future.
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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