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
87 92
Towne Air Freight
265,000 - 1,060 1,600
42 74
KLLM Transport Services
743,682 - 3,250 4,600
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
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, Equipment, For-Hire

Yellow Narrows Losses, Outlines Goals

Yellow Corp. posted its best first-quarter results in six years as losses narrowed and revenue increased, the company announced May 10.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
May 11, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

VTNA Gets Orders for 90 More VNR Electric Trucks

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Volvo Trucks North America announced NFI Industries and Quality Custom Distribution, between them, placed orders for an additional 90 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 11, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

U.S. Xpress Reports Earnings Loss Despite Revenue Gains

U.S. Xpress Enterprises reported revenue growth but a decline in earnings for the first quarter of 2022.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire

China’s Port Lockdowns Threaten Domestic Trucking

China locking down key port cities because of a new outbreak of the coronavirus could have serious ramifications for trucking in the United States.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 5, 2022
Business, For-Hire

Werner Reports 24% Increase in Revenue for Q1

Werner Enterprises posted net income of $53.7 million, or 82 cents a diluted share, for the first quarter, compared with $46.5 million, 68 cents, during the same time the previous year, the company reported May 3.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 4, 2022
Business, For-Hire

Daseke Reports 26% Rise in Revenue for Q1

Daseke Inc. experienced a 26% increase in revenue year-over-year for the first quarter, the company reported May 3.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, For-Hire

Shippers Turn to Trucking for Help Meeting Carbon Reduction Goals

LAS VEGAS — As large corporations make bold pledges to achieve carbon neutrality in the coming decades, they are increasingly looking at their supply chains as an opportunity to make progress toward those goals.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 3, 2022
Business, For-Hire

Saia Reports 112% Increase in Earnings for Q1

Saia Inc. experienced a 112% year-over-year increase in total earnings for the first quarter, the company reported May 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 2, 2022
Business, For-Hire

USA Truck Reports Earnings, Revenue Growth for Q1

USA Truck posted increased year-over-year profits and revenue during the first quarter, the company reported April 28.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 29, 2022
Business, For-Hire

ArcBest Reports $1.3 Billion Revenue for Q1

ArcBest Corp. saw a surge in profits and revenue in the first quarter of 2022, the company reported April 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 29, 2022

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