2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America

Up Front

After navigating COVID-19's disruption, trucking now has entered a historically strong business environment.
Find out where the Top 100 are located by North American region.
Small carriers often were hardest hit by COVID, but large fleets faced challenges, too.

Rankings

Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 FedEx Freight 7,213,000
2 Yellow Corp. 4,513,700
3 XPO Logistics 4,450,000
4 Old Dominion Freight Line 4,015,129
est
5 Estes Express Lines 3,559,000
6 TFI International 3,088,851
7 ABF Freight 2,092,031
8 R+L Carriers 1,973,000
est
9 Saia Inc. 1,822,366
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,180,325
11 Central Transport 871,000
est
12 Averitt Express 823,150
13 Dayton Freight Lines 669,000
14 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 653,000
15 AAA Cooper Transportation 592,000
16 Day & Ross Freight 439,129
17 Roadrunner Freight 430,000
18 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 379,700
19 Mullen Group 331,164
20 Daylight Transport 275,000
21 Central Freight Lines 256,000
est
22 Oak Harbor Freight Lines 237,000
est
23 Ward Trucking 183,000
est
24 Fastfrate/Bestway 164,000
25 Standard Forwarding 119,000
est
26 Midwest Motor Express 105,500
27 Landstar System 97,546
28 Dependable Highway Express 85,000
est
29 Peninsula Truck Lines 76,019
30 Canada Cartage System 75,375
31 Anderson Trucking Service 62,055
32 North Park Transportation 54,073
33 JP Express 53,100
34 Highlight Motor Group 29,000
35 R&R Express 25,280
36 Diligent Delivery Systems 21,420
est
37 Bison Transport 19,905
38 Atlas World Group 19,795
39 CalArk 19,455
est

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On the Bubble

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For-Hire News

Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Daseke Founder Sells Shares Amid Board Retirement

Daseke Inc. founder Don Daseke will sell his holdings in the company and step down from its board of directors, the company announced Nov. 14.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2022
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Plans Carbon Emission Intensity Reduction of 32% by 2034

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. set a new goal to reduce its carbon emission intensity 32% by 2034, the company announced Nov. 14.

November 14, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

FedEx Freight Unit Furloughs Workers as Cargo Demand Slows

FedEx Corp.’s freight unit is putting workers on furlough in some U.S. markets, adding to mounting evidence of a cargo slowdown as the company joins other large employers trimming their ranks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 14, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

GXO Reports Higher Revenue, Lower Earnings for Q3

GXO Logistics Inc. reported revenue growth and a decline in earnings in its third-quarter report released Nov. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 10, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner Reports Revenue Increase for Q3

Werner Enterprises saw revenue rise but income decline during the third quarter of 2022, the company reported Nov. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 3, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

XPO Spinoff RXO Officially Launches

XPO Logistics Inc. turned its tech-enabled brokered transportation platform, RXO, into an independent, publicly traded company Nov. 1.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Landstar Reports Highest Revenue for Any Q3

Landstar System Inc.’s revenue and diluted earnings per share both set third-quarter records, the company reported Oct. 19.

October 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Reports $3.84 Billion in Revenue for Q3

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw revenue and earnings increase as a result of strong segment growth during the third quarter, the company reported Oct. 18, besting analysts’ expectations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Marten Reports 15th Consecutive Increase in Quarterly Profitability

Marten Transport reported its 15th consecutive year-over-year increase in quarterly profitability Oct. 17, but still the results missed analysts’ expectations.

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

NFI Acquires MCO Transport to Bolster Southeastern Port Operations

North American supply chain solutions company NFI has acquired southeastern port service solutions provider MCO Transport Inc., the company announced Oct. 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2022

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