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 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 Group 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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For-Hire News
Business, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Kenan Advantage Group Owner Omers Exploring IPO

Omers Private Equity is exploring an initial public offering of Kenan Advantage Group, one of North America’s biggest tank truck transporter and logistics providers, according to sources.

Gillian Tan and Paula Sambo | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2024
Business, For-Hire

Roadrunner Opens Service Center in Atlanta

Roadrunner opened a new less-than-truckload service center in Atlanta, the longhaul freight carrier announced April 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous, For-Hire

Kodiak Forms Autonomous Truck Council With Walmart, UPS

Kodiak Robotics launched an advisory council to bolster its efforts to commercialize autonomous trucks with the help of trucking industry leaders, the company announced March 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire, TCA

Penske Sues Sacramento Over Environmental Plan

Penske Truck Leasing Co. has sued the city of Sacramento, Calif., alleging the city's environmental plan will harm the company's large North Sacramento facility.

Theresa Cliff | The Sacramento Bee
April 4, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS to Become the Primary Air Cargo Provider for USPS

UPS will become the primary air cargo provider for the United States Postal Service after FedEx said it wasn’t able to reach an agreement on mutually beneficial terms to extend its contract.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
April 1, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, For-Hire

Work Continues on Establishing PC-12 Oil Category

PC-12 will replace the current API CK-4 and FA-4 engine oils, but there are still hurdles ahead of the finish line.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
March 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS Sees Sales, Profit Growth Coming Out of ‘Difficult’ 2023

UPS Inc. expects sales and profit to grow over the next three years as the courier overcomes soft demand for package delivery coming out of the pandemic.

Kiel Porter | Bloomberg News
March 26, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Amazon Delivery Rival Pandion Secures Funding for Expansion

E-commerce logistics startup Pandion — which helps retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue compete with Amazon’s delivery — has secured $41.5 million in fresh funds to expand its operation.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
March 22, 2024
Business, For-Hire

FedEx Plans $5 Billion Buyback of Shares

FedEx Corp. plans to buy back $5 billion of its shares as cost-cutting efforts have helped boost the courier’s profits as fiscal third-quarter earnings beat expectations.

March 21, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

Aerolane Seeks to Use Freighter Planes to Pull Cargo Gliders

Aerolane is testing a business plan to pull cargo gliders with small freighter planes.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
March 19, 2024
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