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 4,815,000
4 Old Dominion Freight Line 4,109,111
5 UPS Inc. 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 207,400
26 Ward Trucking 185,000
27 Transportes Julian de Obregon 183,400
est
28 Fastfrate Group 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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105

On the Bubble

Postal Fleet Services ($249 million), is a U.S. Postal Service supplier based in St. Augustine, Fla.
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 For-Hire Companies publication.
COVID-19 has created significant financial challenges for many trucking and logistics companies.
Fleets are emphasizing cleaning and physical distancing at loading docks to help protect drivers from COVID-19.
Drivers have been more isolated than usual during the pandemic due to social distancing measures.
Market uncertainty due to COVID-19 has depressed demand for new trucking equipment.
Small trucking companies such as Boyle Transportation are playing a direct role in the response to COVID-19.
Industry experts explain how this public health crisis might change freight transportation in the years ahead.
For-Hire News
Business, Technology, Safety, For-Hire

Cyberattack Hits Estes Express Lines’ IT Systems

Estes Express Lines on Oct. 3 confirmed that its IT systems were the target of an ongoing cyberattack, but said its trucks were still moving freight.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2023
Business, Technology, For-Hire

Heartland Express Deploys Isaac In-Cab Technology

Truckload carrier Heartland Express has deployed Isaac Instruments’ in-cab telematics system across its fleet, the companies said in a joint announcement.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 28, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Private, Global Freight

UPS to Hire 30,000 Extra Drivers for Peak Season

UPS Inc. is set to hire more than 30,000 additional drivers for peak season, a mix of package car drivers, commercial driver license drivers and seasonal support drivers.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2023
Business, For-Hire, TCA

UPS Looks to Add 100,000 Workers for the Holidays

UPS Inc. said Sept. 26 it plans to hire more than 100,000 seasonal workers for the peak holiday shipping season this year.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 26, 2023
Business, For-Hire

FedEx Beats Quarterly Wall Street Profit Expectations

FedEx Corp. posted a higher profit than Wall Street expected in its most recent quarter, but trimmed expectations for the full-year period.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Private

Experts: Freight Environment Unlikely to Improve Much Soon

Executives across multiple segments of the trucking industry expect the freight environment to take considerable time to improve substantially.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

Doug Nickles Crowned TMCSuperTech Grand Champion

CLEVELAND — Doug Nickles from FedEx Freight earned his first TMCSuperTech grand champion honor at ATA's  Technology & Maintenance Council’s National Technicians Skills Competition.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 20, 2023
Business, Fuel, For-Hire, Private

Love’s Travel Stops No. 1 on Happiest Employees List

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, a family-run chain of truck stops founded nearly 60 years ago, topped storied firms like IBM, Nike and Apple in a new ranking of employee well-being.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Nearshoring Boom Faces Growing Pains

The escalation of nearshoring this year has brought an increased need to bolster infrastructure investments and supply chain operations, according to experts.

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

UPS CEO Carol Tomé Outlines Challenging Year Ahead

UPS Inc. will pay out the biggest portion of its new labor pact over the next 12 months while trying to win back customers it lost during the contentious contract talks, CEO Carol Tomé said.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2023
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