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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On the Bubble

Daylight Transport ($262 million), is a regional and interregional less-than-truckload carrier based in Long Beach, Calif.
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, Logistics, For-Hire

KAG Energy Expands Midwest Footprint

KAG Energy is growing its operations in the Midwest after recently securing new business in the region, the business group announced June 27.

June 27, 2022
Business, Logistics, Breaking News, For-Hire

DB Schenker to Acquire USA Truck for $435 Million

USA Truck is being acquired by DB Schenker in a $435 million deal announced June 24.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2022
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, TCA

UPS Donates Semi-Tractor to Georgia Technical College

ALBANY, Ga. — UPS Inc. has agreed to donate a semi-tractor to Albany Technical College at the Logistics Education Center on the college’s main campus.

June 24, 2022
Business, For-Hire

FedEx Reports Quarterly, Annual Revenue Growth

FedEx Corp. reported strong fourth-quarter and full-year earnings on June 23 that were close to meeting Wall Street expectations.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
June 23, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx Takes Delivery of 150 BrightDrop EVs

FedEx Corp. announced June 21 it received its first 150 electric delivery vehicles from BrightDrop, the technology startup from General Motors that is decarbonizing last-mile delivery.

June 21, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, For-Hire

How the Pandemic Accelerated Change for Motor Carriers

Few industries came under as much pressure and made as many adjustments during the COVID-19 pandemic as trucking. Industry executives see permanent changes resulting from how COVID altered the economy, consumer behavior and business interactions.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
June 17, 2022
Business, For-Hire

2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers List Illustrates Growth of Large Fleets

Despite lingering supply chain disruptions and an extremely tight labor market, most of the largest for-hire motor carriers in North America achieved significant revenue gains and higher profits last year. That extraordinary business growth is clearly reflected on the 2022 edition of Transport Topics’ Top 100 For-Hire Carriers list.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 17, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire

Ryder Expands Freight Brokerage Business

Ryder System Inc. is expanding its freight brokerage business with the addition of new offices, the company announced June 16.

June 17, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

Firms Leverage Innovations to Manage Supply Chain Disruptions

CHICAGO — Trucking and logistics leaders said their companies’ investments in technology and more flexible service offerings have paid dividends during the supply chain turbulence of the past few years.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 15, 2022
Business, For-Hire

FedEx Boosts Dividend, Shakes Up Board

FedEx Corp. boosted its dividend and announced board changes in coordination with activist investor D.E. Shaw & Co., shaking up the courier just two weeks into the tenure of new CEO Raj Subramaniam.

June 14, 2022

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