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
98 99
Brown Integrated Logistics
218,779 - 1,107 1,002 4,800
95 98
Paschall Truck Lines
222,685 - 1,450 1,130 2,600
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
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
87 92
Towne Air Freight
265,000 - 1,060 1,600
85 91
Koch Cos.
274,705 - 955 824 4,279
86 90
Consolidated Fastfrate
274,633 - 0
89 89
John Christner Trucking
256,426 9,417 211 878 1,188
77 88
Bennett International Group
327,857 - 727 1,179 1,422
82 87
Evans Delivery
310,000 - 200 2,250 525
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
81 84
Maverick USA
315,014 18,674 1,777 1,405 1,971
76 83
OnTrac Inc.
332,331 - 1,697 0 445
79 82
Epes Carriers Inc.
320,000 17,700 1,446 1,115
80 81
California Cartage Co.
318,000 - 1,000
68 80
Cowan Systems
377,428 - 1,878 1,748 3,795
75 78
United Road Services
333,464 - 2,100 1,740 1,325
78 76
Challenger Motor Freight
325,502 - 1,800 1,440 2,900
70 75
Graebel Moving and Workplace Solutions
363,100 158 2,271 618 963
42 74
KLLM Transport Services
743,682 - 3,250 4,600
66 73
Dayton Freight Lines
386,000 - 3,361 1,167 2,750
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
73 70
Comcar Industries
346,403 - 2,679 1,986 4,401
8 69
Hub Group
3,373,898 69,110 1,982 2,624 448
67 68
Roehl Transport
384,007 - 2,290 2,058 5,148
69 67
Mesilla Valley Transportation
376,000 - 1,700 1,200 4,500
64 65
P.A.M. Transport
402,813 5,915 3,034 1,837 5,170
61 64
Pitt Ohio Transportation Group
429,800 - 2,851 1,070 3,134
56 63
Bison Transport
365,911 - 1,738 1,402 4,000
63 62
Groupe Robert
410,719 - 3,300 1,370 3,000
55 60
Suddath
500,000 7,000 2,000 330 692
58 59
Western Express
463,453 - 2,962 2,419 5,650
59 57
Shevell Group
450,105 - 3,515 2,140 4,475
62 55
Dart Transit Co.
426,320 - 411 1,886 6,799
57 54
Mercer Transportation Co.
483,161 - 315 2,183
37 53
Jack Cooper Holdings
825,000 - 4,500 4,000
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
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
33 47
Heartland Express
961,525 90,821 5,220 4,878 14,372
49 46
AAA Cooper Transportation
580,371 - 4,500 2,450 6,000
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
48 43
Stevens Transport
642,138 86,285 2,835 2,710 3,615
44 41
Covenant Logistics Group
684,549 5,244 4,202 2,688 6,861
40 39
Trimac Transportation
761,000 - 3,345 1,970 4,801
38 38
Ruan
807,507 - 5,088 3,651 6,683
36 37
Atlas World Group
844,827 7,747 700 2,140 3,922
39 36
Day & Ross
796,476 - 1,734 1,612 2,627
34 35
Quality Carriers
929,810 -42,038 1,145 1,721 5,255
41 32
Anderson Trucking Service
750,204 - 1,300 2,205 5,300
31 31
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings
969,237 69,282 4,600 3,991 9,181
32 30
Penske Logistics
968,000 - 10,000 1,598 2,816
29 29
Averitt Express
1,020,000 - 4,121 12,139
30 28
Crete Carrier Corp.
1,008,164 - 5,524 5,300 13,614
27 27
Southeastern Freight Lines
1,065,187 - 8,030 3,318 11,042
28 26
Universal Logistics Holdings
1,033,492 50,572 4,339 4,137 6,198
26 25
NFI
1,090,000 33,975 7,631 2,304 7,391
21 24
Roadrunner Freight
1,361,410 48,996 3,325 3,723 3,429
23 23
Kenan Advantage Group
1,286,631 - 7,530 6,301 9,774
25 22
Saia Inc.
1,139,094 43,627 8,400 3,426 10,848
22 21
Prime Inc.
1,300,998 163,439 4,400 5,347 9,436
24 20
CRST The Transportation Solution
1,269,899 - 4,975 4,490 7,552
20 19
C.R. England
1,495,597 - 7,352 4,498 6,400
17 18
UniGroup
1,700,000 - 1,050 6,301 10,000
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
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
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
5 5
Yellow Corp.
4,865,400 -83,600 32,000 14,500 46,500
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
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
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 0
99
Bridge Terminal Transport
218,244 - 262 0
100
Falcon Transport
217,510 - 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, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, For-Hire, Private

Last-Mile Focuses on Sustainable Shipping

The trucking industry has increased its focus on sustainability this year, mostly geared toward last-mile operations.

December 8, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Daseke Founder Sells Shares Amid Board Retirement

Daseke Inc. founder Don Daseke will sell his holdings in the company and step down from its board of directors, the company announced Nov. 14.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2022
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Plans Carbon Emission Intensity Reduction of 32% by 2034

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. set a new goal to reduce its carbon emission intensity 32% by 2034, the company announced Nov. 14.

November 14, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

FedEx Freight Unit Furloughs Workers as Cargo Demand Slows

FedEx Corp.’s freight unit is putting workers on furlough in some U.S. markets, adding to mounting evidence of a cargo slowdown as the company joins other large employers trimming their ranks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 14, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

GXO Reports Higher Revenue, Lower Earnings for Q3

GXO Logistics Inc. reported revenue growth and a decline in earnings in its third-quarter report released Nov. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 10, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner Reports Revenue Increase for Q3

Werner Enterprises saw revenue rise but income decline during the third quarter of 2022, the company reported Nov. 2.

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

XPO Spinoff RXO Officially Launches

XPO Logistics Inc. turned its tech-enabled brokered transportation platform, RXO, into an independent, publicly traded company Nov. 1.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Landstar Reports Highest Revenue for Any Q3

Landstar System Inc.’s revenue and diluted earnings per share both set third-quarter records, the company reported Oct. 19.

October 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Reports $3.84 Billion in Revenue for Q3

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw revenue and earnings increase as a result of strong segment growth during the third quarter, the company reported Oct. 18, besting analysts’ expectations.

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

Marten Reports 15th Consecutive Increase in Quarterly Profitability

Marten Transport reported its 15th consecutive year-over-year increase in quarterly profitability Oct. 17, but still the results missed analysts’ expectations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2022

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