Top 100 For-Hire

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