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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Navajo Express ($243 million), is a refrigerated and truckload carrier based in Denver.
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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, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS Expands Cargo Services in India to Seize Airfreight Boom

UPS Inc. opened a second airport cargo-handling facility in India to capture soaring pandemic-driven demand for airfreight.

Ragini Saxena | Bloomberg News
July 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Trucking Faces Pressure to Prepare for Holidays Early

Supply chain pressures are forcing trucking to get an early start to the holiday shipping season despite a shift of underlying conditions within the industry.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 18, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Averitt Announces Pay Increases for Drivers

Cookeville, Tenn.-based Averitt Express announced July 13 it was raising pay for its less-than-truckload drivers as well as providing a new guaranteed weekly minimum for its regional and flatbed drivers and a shorter waiting period in receiving benefits coverage for its new hires.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 13, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

XPO Names New Tech Brokerage Company RXO

XPO Logistics’ new tech-enabled brokerage platform that is set to begin operations in the fourth quarter will be called RXO, the company announced July 12.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 12, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Expedites Overseas Delivery of New Containers

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has expedited overseas delivery of new containers as part of its commitment to grow intermodal capacity, the company announced June 30.

June 30, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Hyliion, Cummins Collaborate on Hypertruck ERX

Hyliion Inc. announced it is collaborating with Cummins Inc. to bring Hyliion’s natural gas extended range powertrain to North American trucking on schedule.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 30, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx Predicts Profit Growth Under Three-Year Plan

FedEx Corp. expects to grow earnings per share as much as 19% annually over the next three years by targeting “high-value” customers and squeezing more efficiency out of its networks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
June 29, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt, Waymo Add Wayfair to Autonomous Trucking Program

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and Waymo added the home goods company Wayfair to its autonomous trucking program, the companies announced June 28.

June 28, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, For-Hire

Supreme Court Declines to Hear C.H. Robinson Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a federal appellate court decision involving a personal injury suit alleging that freight broker C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. was negligent in connection with a serious injury from an accident in 2016 involving a carrier it hired.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
June 28, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Roadrunner Adds Five New Direct Lanes to LTL Network

Roadrunner grew its nationwide metro-to-metro service network for less-than-truckload shipments with the addition of five direct lanes, the company announced June 23.

June 28, 2022

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