2020 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America

Up Front

Fleets have been overcoming unprecedented challenges to keep essential freight moving during the pandemic.
See the locations of the headquarters for each of the Top 100 for-hire carriers in North America.
COVID-19 has transformed 2020 into a tumultuous year for trucking, but the Top 100 list remains stable, at least for now.

Rankings

Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 FedEx Freight 7,237,000
2 Yellow Corp. 4,871,200
3 XPO Logistics 4,815,000
4 Old Dominion Freight Line 4,109,111
5 UPS Freight 3,265,000
6 Estes Express Lines 3,260,000
7 ABF Freight 2,145,000
8 R+L Carriers 1,972,000
est
9 Saia Inc. 1,786,735
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,166,622
11 Averitt Express 873,419
12 Central Transport 856,000
est
13 Dayton Freight Lines 679,000
14 TFI International 627,322
15 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 616,000
16 AAA Cooper Transportation 593,000
17 Roadrunner Freight 430,806
18 Day & Ross Freight 426,500
19 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 385,600
20 Daylight Transport 262,000
21 Autotransportes de Carga Tresguerras 244,500
est
22 Transportes Castores de Baja California 233,500
est
23 Central Freight Lines 232,000
24 Oak Harbor Freight Lines 220,194
25 Forward Air Solutions 207,400
26 Ward Trucking 185,000
27 Transportes Julian de Obregon 183,400
est
28 Fastfrate/Bestway 169,605
29 Standard Forwarding 119,000
est
30 Midwest Motor Express 105,300
31 Landstar System 98,324
32 Transportadora Hercel / Transportadores Unidos (Grupo Transportes) 95,700
est
33 Dependable Highway Express 85,000
est
34 Peninsula Truck Lines 76,467
35 Anderson Trucking Service 68,885
36 Transportes Comandos del Norte 66,700
est
37 Transportes de Carga FEMA 58,900
est
38 Canada Cartage System 53,580
39 JP Express Service 51,862
40 Autotransportes de Carga El Duero / Fletes El Duero 46,700
est
41 Transportes del Valle 45,600
est
42 TransAmerica Express Logistics 40,000
43 Transportes Leon-Mexico 37,700
est
44 Atlas World Group 33,789
45 Fletes y Materiales Forsis 33,200
est
46 Diligent Delivery Systems 21,420
47 CalArk 19,455
48 TGR Logistics 19,000
est
49 Bison Transport 14,941
50 Highlight Motor Group 14,558

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For-Hire News

Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

XPO Board of Directors Approves RXO Spinoff

XPO Logistics Inc. received board approval to spin off its technology-based brokered operations into a stand-alone business, the company announced Oct. 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, For-Hire

Industry Works to Make Tractor-Trailer Connections More Efficient

Fleets are looking for solutions — some of them low-tech — to ensure trucks and trailers talk to each other now.

Steve Brawner | Special to Transport Topics
October 7, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Broad Relief Efforts Converge After Hurricane Ian

Trucking companies, government entities and nonprofit groups responded to the devastation wrought along Florida’s Gulf Coast by Hurricane Ian last month with relief efforts for the many areas affected by the storm, and are working to overcome challenges in getting aid to those in need.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 6, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Cash Reinvigorates Critical Chicago-Area Transportation Network

CHICAGO — Since as early as 1848, some 12 years before the Civil War, Chicago has been a major center for transportation given its central location in the country, access to newly built railroad lines and the five Great Lakes. Now, more than 170 years later, millions of products pass through its massive transportation network for trucks, rail and air each day.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 4, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Expands Transloading Services With Two More Locations

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is expanding its transload strategy with new operations in Tacoma, Wash., and Laredo, Texas, the company announced Oct. 3.

October 3, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner Acquires Truckload Carrier Baylor Trucking

Werner Enterprises Inc. said it is acquiring Baylor Trucking, a move that expands its truckload operations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, For-Hire

EV Startup Arrival in Talks on Funds to Unlock US Market

Electric vehicle startup Arrival SA surged after it said it’s in talks to raise capital to build and sell its products in the U.S.

Siddharth Philip | Bloomberg News
September 30, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, For-Hire

Werner, Kodiak Collaborate on Driverless Longhaul Route

Werner Enterprises has partnered with the driverless trucking technology company Kodiak Robotics to establish an autonomous trucking lane, the companies announced Sept. 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 29, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx Reports Declining Q1 FY 2023 Income

FedEx Corp. said as the global economy slows, it is aggressively looking to reduce costs, and that it will raise rates across divisions in January.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 28, 2022
Business, Technology, Autonomous, For-Hire

Torc, Schneider Partner on Level 4 Autonomy

Driverless technology company Torc Robotics and Schneider are preparing to launch a pilot program to further implement autonomous longhaul trucking, the companies announced Sept. 20.

September 21, 2022

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