2014 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in the U.S. and Canada

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Rankings

Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Revenue (000) Net Income (000) Employees Tractors* Trailers
29 29
Averitt Express
1,020,000 - 4,121 12,139
50 51
Contrans Group
555,715 28,577 1,400 2,600
80 81
California Cartage Co.
318,000 - 1,000
100
Falcon Transport
217,510 - 0
86 90
Consolidated Fastfrate
274,633 - 0
87 92
Towne Air Freight
265,000 - 1,060 1,600
42 74
KLLM Transport Services
743,682 - 3,250 4,600
96 93
Wheaton World Wide Moving
221,000 6,413 183 740 1,143
82 87
Evans Delivery
310,000 - 200 2,250 525
89 89
John Christner Trucking
256,426 9,417 211 878 1,188
99
Bridge Terminal Transport
218,244 - 262 0
65
United Vision Logistics
400,325 19,512 291 1,505 1,668
57 54
Mercer Transportation Co.
483,161 - 315 2,183
94
Calyx Transportation Group
223,323 - 373 488 750
62 55
Dart Transit Co.
426,320 - 411 1,886 6,799
36 37
Atlas World Group
844,827 7,747 700 2,140 3,922
77 88
Bennett International Group
327,857 - 727 1,179 1,422
91
Trans-System Inc.
246,002 - 898 876 1,100
85 91
Koch Cos.
274,705 - 955 824 4,279
97 95
Quantix Supply Chain Solutions
220,000 30,000 1,000 725 50
17 18
UniGroup
1,700,000 - 1,050 6,301 10,000
98 99
Brown Integrated Logistics
218,779 - 1,107 1,002 4,800
34 35
Quality Carriers
929,810 -42,038 1,145 1,721 5,255
10 9
Landstar System
2,644,780 146,009 1,217 8,174 12,912
41 32
Anderson Trucking Service
750,204 - 1,300 2,205 5,300
45 44
Celadon Group Inc.
680,963 23,314 1,331 3,790 8,385
92 97
Groendyke Transport
239,000 - 1,368 955 1,800
90 96
Superior Bulk Logistics
250,700 8,900 1,414 1,176 2,037
93
Arnold Transportation
237,000 - 1,429 1,399 4,265
84 86
Cassens Transport Co.
289,794 - 1,430 1,203 1,303
79 82
Epes Carriers Inc.
320,000 17,700 1,446 1,115
95 98
Paschall Truck Lines
222,685 - 1,450 1,130 2,600
76 83
OnTrac Inc.
332,331 - 1,697 0 445
69 67
Mesilla Valley Transportation
376,000 - 1,700 1,200 4,500
39 36
Day & Ross
796,476 - 1,734 1,612 2,627
56 63
Bison Transport
365,911 - 1,738 1,402 4,000
81 84
Maverick USA
315,014 18,674 1,777 1,405 1,971
78 76
Challenger Motor Freight
325,502 - 1,800 1,440 2,900
88
Dependable Supply Chain Services
257,000 - 1,850 374 1,231
68 80
Cowan Systems
377,428 - 1,878 1,748 3,795
72 72
Transport America
347,465 - 1,945 1,515 4,450
8 69
Hub Group
3,373,898 69,110 1,982 2,624 448
60
Daseke Inc.
447,000 - 1,990 2,055 3,800
55 60
Suddath
500,000 7,000 2,000 330 692
75 78
United Road Services
333,464 - 2,100 1,740 1,325
53 49
Mullen Group
537,858 - 2,170 1,325 3,329
83 85
A. Duie Pyle Inc.
293,000 - 2,235 731 1,702
43
XPO Logistics
702,300 - 2,259 0
70 75
Graebel Moving and Workplace Solutions
363,100 158 2,271 618 963
67 68
Roehl Transport
384,007 - 2,290 2,058 5,148
54 50
TransX Group of Companies
533,061 - 2,630 1,540 4,280
73 70
Comcar Industries
346,403 - 2,679 1,986 4,401
15 14
Sirva Inc.
1,994,200 9,700 2,700 1,832 6,516
51 52
USA Truck
555,005 -9,110 2,750 2,248 6,054
48 43
Stevens Transport
642,138 86,285 2,835 2,710 3,615
61 64
Pitt Ohio Transportation Group
429,800 - 2,851 1,070 3,134
58 59
Western Express
463,453 - 2,962 2,419 5,650
64 65
P.A.M. Transport
402,813 5,915 3,034 1,837 5,170
71 71
Acme Truck Line
356,157 - 3,200 2,007 2,257
63 62
Groupe Robert
410,719 - 3,300 1,370 3,000
21 24
Roadrunner Freight
1,361,410 48,996 3,325 3,723 3,429
40 39
Trimac Transportation
761,000 - 3,345 1,970 4,801
66 73
Dayton Freight Lines
386,000 - 3,361 1,167 2,750
59 57
Shevell Group
450,105 - 3,515 2,140 4,475
47 45
Forward Air
652,481 54,497 3,537 1,517 3,017
52 48
Canada Cartage System
541,800 - 3,800 2,246 2,589
44 41
Covenant Logistics Group
684,549 5,244 4,202 2,688 6,861
28 26
Universal Logistics Holdings
1,033,492 50,572 4,339 4,137 6,198
22 21
Prime Inc.
1,300,998 163,439 4,400 5,347 9,436
49 46
AAA Cooper Transportation
580,371 - 4,500 2,450 6,000
37 53
Jack Cooper Holdings
825,000 - 4,500 4,000
31 31
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings
969,237 69,282 4,600 3,991 9,181
24 20
CRST The Transportation Solution
1,269,899 - 4,975 4,490 7,552
38 38
Ruan
807,507 - 5,088 3,651 6,683
33 47
Heartland Express
961,525 90,821 5,220 4,878 14,372
30 28
Crete Carrier Corp.
1,008,164 - 5,524 5,300 13,614
20 19
C.R. England
1,495,597 - 7,352 4,498 6,400
23 23
Kenan Advantage Group
1,286,631 - 7,530 6,301 9,774
26 25
NFI
1,090,000 33,975 7,631 2,304 7,391
27 27
Southeastern Freight Lines
1,065,187 - 8,030 3,318 11,042
25 22
Saia Inc.
1,139,094 43,627 8,400 3,426 10,848
18 16
U.S. Xpress Enterprises
1,600,000 - 9,700 7,996 17,000
32 30
Penske Logistics
968,000 - 10,000 1,598 2,816
14 13
Werner Enterprises
2,029,183 86,785 11,656 7,050 23,705
19 17
Purolator
1,575,391 - 12,000 493 1,292
12 11
Old Dominion Freight Line
2,337,648 206,113 14,073 6,296 25,052
9 8
TFI International
3,019,367 98,754 14,210 11,930 11,200
11 10
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions
2,383,063 - 14,312 4,098 6,042
16 15
Estes Express Lines
1,948,525 - 14,909 6,277 24,102
6 7
Swift Transportation
4,118,195 155,422 16,900 17,961 57,310
7 6
Schneider
3,600,000 - 16,900 11,700 31,000
3 4
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
5,585,000 342,000 18,467 11,235 26,340
4 3
Con-way Inc.
5,473,356 99,153 29,500 11,867 32,800
5 5
Yellow Corp.
4,865,400 -83,600 32,000 14,500 46,500
2 2
FedEx Corp.
45,100,000 2,046,000 300,000 25,028 92,982
1 1
UPS Inc.
55,438,000 4,372,000 395,000 0

Extras

Our experts break down this year’s Top 100 list and talk through what the changes mean for the industry.
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For-Hire News

Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Marten Reports Record-Breaking Results for Q2

Marten Transport on July 18 reported the highest operating revenue and operating income in its history for the second quarter.

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

UPS Expands Cargo Services in India to Seize Airfreight Boom

UPS Inc. opened a second airport cargo-handling facility in India to capture soaring pandemic-driven demand for airfreight.

Ragini Saxena | Bloomberg News
July 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Trucking Faces Pressure to Prepare for Holidays Early

Supply chain pressures are forcing trucking to get an early start to the holiday shipping season despite a shift of underlying conditions within the industry.

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

Averitt Announces Pay Increases for Drivers

Cookeville, Tenn.-based Averitt Express announced July 13 it was raising pay for its less-than-truckload drivers as well as providing a new guaranteed weekly minimum for its regional and flatbed drivers and a shorter waiting period in receiving benefits coverage for its new hires.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 13, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

XPO Names New Tech Brokerage Company RXO

XPO Logistics’ new tech-enabled brokerage platform that is set to begin operations in the fourth quarter will be called RXO, the company announced July 12.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 12, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Expedites Overseas Delivery of New Containers

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has expedited overseas delivery of new containers as part of its commitment to grow intermodal capacity, the company announced June 30.

June 30, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Hyliion, Cummins Collaborate on Hypertruck ERX

Hyliion Inc. announced it is collaborating with Cummins Inc. to bring Hyliion’s natural gas extended range powertrain to North American trucking on schedule.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 30, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx Predicts Profit Growth Under Three-Year Plan

FedEx Corp. expects to grow earnings per share as much as 19% annually over the next three years by targeting “high-value” customers and squeezing more efficiency out of its networks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
June 29, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt, Waymo Add Wayfair to Autonomous Trucking Program

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and Waymo added the home goods company Wayfair to its autonomous trucking program, the companies announced June 28.

June 28, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, For-Hire

Supreme Court Declines to Hear C.H. Robinson Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a federal appellate court decision involving a personal injury suit alleging that freight broker C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. was negligent in connection with a serious injury from an accident in 2016 involving a carrier it hired.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
June 28, 2022

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