2022 Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

2022 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers List Illustrates Growth of Large Fleets
For-hire motor carriers achieved significant revenue gains and higher profits last year, powered by surging freight demand.
How the Pandemic Accelerated Change for Motor Carriers
The pandemic accelerated driver wages, shortened routes to match shopping patterns and increased automation across the supply chain.
2022 For-Hire Map
Find out where the Top 100 For-Hire Carriers are based.

Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 FedEx Freight 9,011,000
2 Old Dominion Freight Line 5,256,000
3 Yellow Corp. 4,615,000
4 XPO Logistics 4,118,000
5 Estes Express Lines 3,783,000
est
6 TFI International 2,785,400
7 ABF Freight 2,573,800
8 R+L Carriers 2,427,000
est
9 Saia Inc. 2,289,000
est
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,395,600
11 Averitt Express 1,091,800
12 Central Transport 1,046,000
est
13 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 780,000
est
14 Dayton Freight Lines 684,000
15 AAA Cooper Transportation 653,000
est
16 Day & Ross Freight 565,600
17 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 481,300
18 Mullen Group 466,700
19 Roadrunner Freight 430,000
est
20 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings 396,300
21 Daylight Transport 379,900
22 Oak Harbor Freight Lines 284,000
est
23 Fastfrate/Bestway 250,000
24 Ward Trucking 230,000
est
25 Midwest Motor Express 137,000
est
26 Magnum 118,000
est
27 Landstar System 117,500
28 Dependable Highway Express 117,000
est
29 Peninsula Truck Lines 94,600
30 R&R Express 88,400
31 Canada Cartage System 84,100
32 Anderson Trucking Service 68,100
33 North Park Transportation 66,200
34 JP Express 61,800
35 Tax-Air 55,000
36 Highlight Motor Group 46,700
37 TGR Logistics 30,000
38 Atlas World Group 26,300
39 Bison Transport 26,200
40 McCollister's Global Services 19,000
41 Atech Logistics 10,000
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DB Schenker to Acquire USA Truck for $435 Million

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

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2022
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UPS Donates Semi-Tractor to Georgia Technical College

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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
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FedEx Reports Quarterly, Annual Revenue Growth

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

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 23, 2022
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FedEx Takes Delivery of 150 BrightDrop EVs

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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
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How the Pandemic Accelerated Change for Motor Carriers

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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.

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June 17, 2022
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2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers List Illustrates Growth of Large Fleets

UPS, FedEx and XPO Logistics rank 1-3 among the 2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers

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...

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 17, 2022
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Ryder Expands Freight Brokerage Business

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

June 17, 2022
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Firms Leverage Innovations to Manage Supply Chain Disruptions

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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

 A fuel nozzle in a FedEx delivery truck

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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Schneider Acquires deBoer Transportation

Schneider truck

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

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