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 Corp. 2,050,717
2 10 Roads Express 390,445
3 Salmon Cos. 341,073
4 Postal Fleet Services 248,967
5 UPS Inc. 211,211
6 United Airlines 177,324
7 Kalitta Air 170,893
8 Evo Transportation & Energy Services 164,890
9 Matheson Trucking 143,339
10 Southern Mail Service 114,719
11 Midwest Transport 114,320
12 American Airlines 84,891
13 Delta Air Lines 82,789
14 Bancroft and Sons Transportation 80,703
15 Alan Ritchey Inc. 71,967
16 Northern Aviation Services 59,528
17 Davenport Transportation 51,584
18 Tracie McCormick Inc. 49,873
19 Beco Inc. 49,799
20 Alaska Air Group 49,149
21 B&B Trucking 48,525
22 AJR Trucking 41,995
23 Alaska Central Express 41,505
24 McCormick Trucking 38,025
25 Sodrel Truck Lines 37,858
26 XPO 36,388
27 Metro Air Service 33,181
28 Everts Air Alaska 31,787
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On the Bubble

Daylight Transport ($262 million), is a regional and interregional less-than-truckload carrier based in Long Beach, Calif.
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 For-Hire Companies publication.
COVID-19 has created significant financial challenges for many trucking and logistics companies.
Fleets are emphasizing cleaning and physical distancing at loading docks to help protect drivers from COVID-19.
Drivers have been more isolated than usual during the pandemic due to social distancing measures.
Market uncertainty due to COVID-19 has depressed demand for new trucking equipment.
Small trucking companies such as Boyle Transportation are playing a direct role in the response to COVID-19.
Industry experts explain how this public health crisis might change freight transportation in the years ahead.
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