2020 Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

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.
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COVID-19 has transformed 2020 into a tumultuous year for trucking, but the Top 100 list remains stable, at least for now.

Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
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
9 Saia Inc. 1,786,735
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,166,622
11 Averitt Express 873,419
12 Central Transport 856,000
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
22 Transportes Castores de Baja California 233,500
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
28 Fastfrate/Bestway 169,605
29 Standard Forwarding 119,000
30 Midwest Motor Express 105,300
31 Landstar System 98,324
32 Transportadora Hercel / Transportadores Unidos (Grupo Transportes) 95,700
33 Dependable Highway Express 85,000
34 Peninsula Truck Lines 76,467
35 Anderson Trucking Service 68,885
36 Transportes Comandos del Norte 66,700
37 Transportes de Carga FEMA 58,900
38 Canada Cartage System 53,580
39 JP Express Service 51,862
40 Autotransportes de Carga El Duero / Fletes El Duero 46,700
41 Transportes del Valle 45,600
42 TransAmerica Express Logistics 40,000
43 Transportes Leon-Mexico 37,700
44 Atlas World Group 33,789
45 Fletes y Materiales Forsis 33,200
46 Diligent Delivery Systems 21,420
47 CalArk 19,455
48 TGR Logistics 19,000
49 Bison Transport 14,941
50 Highlight Motor Group 14,558
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Top 100 News
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Sells Intermodal Unit to STG Logistics for $710 Million

XPO Logistics containers at a terminal

XPO Logistics Inc. announced March 25 it has sold its North American intermodal business to STG Logistics, a Chicago-based provider of import-export and value-added warehouse logistics services, for a cash price of $710 million.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 25, 2022
Business, Top 100

James Hoffa Steps Down as Teamsters President

James Hoffa

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced general president James Hoffa stepped down after 23 years in the post.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 22, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

A. Duie Pyle to Open Three Locations in Virginia

A. Duie Pyle truck

A. Duie Pyle is opening three new facilities as part of an effort to expand its services into Virginia, the company announced March 15.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 22, 2022
Business, Top 100

Stevens Transport Announces Its Largest Driver Pay Increase

Stevens Transport truck

Stevens Transport has implemented its largest driver pay increase in its 42-year history, the company announced March 18.

March 21, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Reports Record Q3 Revenue on Holiday Surge

FedEx truck

Fueled by a strong holiday shopping season by both its business and consumer customers, FedEx Corp. reported higher fiscal third-quarter earnings.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 18, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Carriers Suspend Operations in Russia, Ukraine

UPS truck in Moscow

Transportation companies have been suspending operations in Russia and Ukraine amid the ongoing war between the countries.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 17, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Yellow Reaches Settlement With DOJ


Yellow Corp. has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over allegations dating back to 2005 that the company overcharged the federal government while shipping items for the Department of Defense.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 10, 2022
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon Stops Sending Products to Russia

Amazon logo

Amazon .com Inc. says it has stopped shipping products sold on its retail website to customers based in Russia and cut off access to its video streaming service there.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
March 9, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Suspends All Service in Russia, Belarus

FedEx truck

FedEx Corp. has suspended all services in Russia and Belarus as fighting intensifies following the invasion of Ukraine.

March 4, 2022
Business, Top 100, TCA

Albertsons Might Explore Selling Its Grocery Chains

Albertsons store

Albertsons Cos. may be looking to unload some of its nearly two dozen grocery chains as the company launches a review of its business strategy, analysts said.

Joseph N. DiStefano | The Philadelphia Inquirer
March 4, 2022


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