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.
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
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 207,400
26 Ward Trucking 185,000
27 Transportes Julian de Obregon 183,400
28 Fastfrate Group 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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Fleets Tackle Parts Shop Organization

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Port Charleston Freight Tied to Averitt Express Expansion

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