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 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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For-Hire News

Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Schneider Acquires deBoer Transportation

Schneider National announced June 7 that it has closed an acquisition on fellow Wisconsin-based carrier deBoer Transportation, a regional and dedicated carrier headquartered in Blenker.

June 8, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

XPO, Google Cloud Collaborate to Improve Supply Chains

XPO Logistics Inc. and Google Cloud joined forces on a multiyear collaboration to improve supply chains, the companies announced June 6.

June 7, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

XPO’s SEC Filing Advances Spinoff of Brokerage Platform

XPO Logistics Inc. has filed a confidential Form 10 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the planned spinoff of its tech-enabled brokered transportation platform, the company announced.

June 6, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx-Backed Freightos to Go Public

Freightos Ltd., a digital platform for global freight-booking services, is set to go public through its tie-up with blank-check company Gesher I Acquisition Corp.

Kamaron Leach | Bloomberg News
May 31, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, For-Hire

Trailer Manufacturers, Suppliers Aim to Help Fleets Curb Fuel Costs

Fleets and shippers have found that monitoring trailer performance plays an important role in achieving optimal fuel savings.

Jack Ferry | Special to Transport Topics
May 31, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

IndiGo Founder Partners With UPS for Logistics Venture

The biggest shareholder of India’s largest airline, IndiGo, teamed up with UPS Inc. to tap the South Asian nation’s growing logistics market.

Ragini Saxena | Bloomberg News
May 26, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire

Fleets Find Challenges in Rising Maintenance Costs, Parts Shortages

With a laundry list of hurdles facing many trucking companies, the focus on preventive maintenance becomes clearer as fleets are adding alternative suppliers and providers, and stockpiling inventory to help control costs and reduce downtime.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
May 24, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, TCA

U.S. Xpress Cuts 70 Corporate, IT Jobs

After reporting a first-quarter loss of more than $8.9 million May 5, U.S. Xpress Enterprises confirmed May 12 it laid off about 70 of its corporate and information technology staff in response to less-than-anticipated growth in the company’s trucking business.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
May 13, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Trucking Continues to See Robust M&A Market

Trucking and logistics continue to see strong merger and acquisition activity, a trend that goes back more than a year.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 12, 2022
Business, Equipment, For-Hire

Yellow Narrows Losses, Outlines Goals

Yellow Corp. posted its best first-quarter results in six years as losses narrowed and revenue increased, the company announced May 10.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
May 11, 2022


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