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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For-Hire News

Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

VTNA Gets Orders for 90 More VNR Electric Trucks

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Volvo Trucks North America announced NFI Industries and Quality Custom Distribution, between them, placed orders for an additional 90 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 11, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

U.S. Xpress Reports Earnings Loss Despite Revenue Gains

U.S. Xpress Enterprises reported revenue growth but a decline in earnings for the first quarter of 2022.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire

China’s Port Lockdowns Threaten Domestic Trucking

China locking down key port cities because of a new outbreak of the coronavirus could have serious ramifications for trucking in the United States.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 5, 2022
Business, For-Hire

Werner Reports 24% Increase in Revenue for Q1

Werner Enterprises posted net income of $53.7 million, or 82 cents a diluted share, for the first quarter, compared with $46.5 million, 68 cents, during the same time the previous year, the company reported May 3.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 4, 2022
Business, For-Hire

Daseke Reports 26% Rise in Revenue for Q1

Daseke Inc. experienced a 26% increase in revenue year-over-year for the first quarter, the company reported May 3.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, For-Hire

Shippers Turn to Trucking for Help Meeting Carbon Reduction Goals

LAS VEGAS — As large corporations make bold pledges to achieve carbon neutrality in the coming decades, they are increasingly looking at their supply chains as an opportunity to make progress toward those goals.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 3, 2022
Business, For-Hire

Saia Reports 112% Increase in Earnings for Q1

Saia Inc. experienced a 112% year-over-year increase in total earnings for the first quarter, the company reported May 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 2, 2022
Business, For-Hire

USA Truck Reports Earnings, Revenue Growth for Q1

USA Truck posted increased year-over-year profits and revenue during the first quarter, the company reported April 28.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 29, 2022
Business, For-Hire

ArcBest Reports $1.3 Billion Revenue for Q1

ArcBest Corp. saw a surge in profits and revenue in the first quarter of 2022, the company reported April 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 29, 2022
Business, For-Hire

TFI International Posts Large Profit, Revenue Gains

TFI International more than doubled its first-quarter profit as it capitalized on solid freight demand and the integration of the UPS Freight operations it acquired last year.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
April 29, 2022

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