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

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For-Hire News

Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

NFI Acquires MCO Transport to Bolster Southeastern Port Operations

North American supply chain solutions company NFI has acquired southeastern port service solutions provider MCO Transport Inc., the company announced Oct. 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

XPO Board of Directors Approves RXO Spinoff

XPO Logistics Inc. received board approval to spin off its technology-based brokered operations into a stand-alone business, the company announced Oct. 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, For-Hire

Industry Works to Make Tractor-Trailer Connections More Efficient

Fleets are looking for solutions — some of them low-tech — to ensure trucks and trailers talk to each other now.

Steve Brawner | Special to Transport Topics
October 7, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Broad Relief Efforts Converge After Hurricane Ian

Trucking companies, government entities and nonprofit groups responded to the devastation wrought along Florida’s Gulf Coast by Hurricane Ian last month with relief efforts for the many areas affected by the storm, and are working to overcome challenges in getting aid to those in need.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 6, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Cash Reinvigorates Critical Chicago-Area Transportation Network

CHICAGO — Since as early as 1848, some 12 years before the Civil War, Chicago has been a major center for transportation given its central location in the country, access to newly built railroad lines and the five Great Lakes. Now, more than 170 years later, millions of products pass through its massive transportation network for trucks, rail and air each day.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 4, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Expands Transloading Services With Two More Locations

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is expanding its transload strategy with new operations in Tacoma, Wash., and Laredo, Texas, the company announced Oct. 3.

October 3, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner Acquires Truckload Carrier Baylor Trucking

Werner Enterprises Inc. said it is acquiring Baylor Trucking, a move that expands its truckload operations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, For-Hire

EV Startup Arrival in Talks on Funds to Unlock US Market

Electric vehicle startup Arrival SA surged after it said it’s in talks to raise capital to build and sell its products in the U.S.

Siddharth Philip | Bloomberg News
September 30, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, For-Hire

Werner, Kodiak Collaborate on Driverless Longhaul Route

Werner Enterprises has partnered with the driverless trucking technology company Kodiak Robotics to establish an autonomous trucking lane, the companies announced Sept. 29.

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

FedEx Reports Declining Q1 FY 2023 Income

FedEx Corp. said as the global economy slows, it is aggressively looking to reduce costs, and that it will raise rates across divisions in January.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 28, 2022

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