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