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 Yearsort ascending Rank Last Year Company Revenue (000) Net Income (000) Employees Tractors* Trailers
100 - Falcon Transport 217,510 - - - -
99 - Bridge Terminal Transport 218,244 - 262 - -
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 - - - -
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 - 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 - -
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 - -
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Walmart to Pay Truck Drivers Up to $110,000 in First Year

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MSC Buys Bollore’s African Logistics Unit

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MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co. agreed to buy the African transport and logistics business of Bollore SA for 5.7 billion euros ($6.3 billion) including debt.

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FedEx Logistics Opens Global Headquarters in Memphis

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FedEx Logistics Inc. opened its new global headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., on April 5.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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Werner Partners With Aurora to Haul Freight Autonomously in Texas

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Aurora Innovation Inc. has announced a deal to haul freight on a route between Fort Worth and El Paso, Texas, for Werner Enterprises.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
April 6, 2022
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Gloom in Transports Sends Smoke Signal for US Stocks

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April 4, 2022
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J.B. Hunt Launches Clean Transport Program

J.B. Hunt truck on highway

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. launched a program April 4 to help customers offset the carbon footprint of their supply chain.

April 4, 2022
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Amazon Workers in NYC Vote to Unionize, a First for Company

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NEW YORK — Amazon workers in Staten Island, N.Y., voted to unionize on April 1, marking the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history and handing an unexpected win to a nascent group that fueled the union drive.

April 1, 2022
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FedEx Partners With Elroy Air to Test Pilotless Package Drone

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FedEx Corp. is partnering with Elroy Air, a startup that makes a large cargo drone, to test moving packages by air with no pilot on board.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
March 30, 2022
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Penske Truck Leasing Expands in Tampa

Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing announced it opened a new facility in Tampa, Fla., to upgrade the service it provides to existing customers in the area, as well as the ability to add new customers.

March 30, 2022
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Yellow Welcomes Labor Secretary Walsh at Driver Training Academy Opening

Yellow

CARLISLE, Pa. — Executives from Yellow Corp. were joined by Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf at a March 29 ribbon-cutting for the motor carrier’s 17th driving academy, a date that also marked the end of the Biden administration’s 90-day challenge to trucking companies to...

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