Top 100 For-Hire

2015 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) Employeessort descending Tractors* Trailers
18 18 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,730,000 - - 7,770 17,000
72 79 California Cartage Co. 368,700 - - 1,200 -
56 51 Canada Cartage System 516,976 - - 2,543 2,417
40 42 KLLM Transport Services 863,000 - - 3,800 5,500
43 37 Jack Cooper Holdings 790,000 - - 3,500 -
13 11 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,461,149 122,356 - 4,098 6,042
97 93 Calyx Transportation Group 218,198 - - 500 750
99 103 Central Freight Lines 214,000 - - 1,448 6,648
50 51 USA Truck 602,477 6,285 - 2,183 6,216
33 29 Averitt Express 1,078,000 - - 4,441 13,075
84 94 Paschall Truck Lines 261,211 - - 1,150 3,000
89 107 Transport Investments 237,068 - 115 755 1,101
100 95 Wheaton World Wide Moving 210,527 6,945 180 717 1,075
81 88 John Christner Trucking 271,104 15,033 213 733 1,184
68 81 Evans Delivery 400,000 - 275 3,150 525
53 57 Mercer Transportation Co. 547,269 - 325 2,189 2,189
37 36 Atlas World Group 878,313 9,542 644 2,086 4,012
94 86 Consolidated Fastfrate 222,960 - 710 504 1,371
63 76 Bennett International Group 436,024 - 772 1,408 1,418
83 91 Trans-System Inc. 262,627 - 965 924 1,463
79 84 Koch Cos. 285,000 - 980 839 4,584
95 96 Quantix Supply Chain Solutions 222,000 - 1,100 750 1,400
93 98 Brown Integrated Logistics 224,655 - 1,104 1,047 5,100
19 17 UniGroup 1,700,000 - 1,150 5,001 8,500
36 34 Quality Carriers 991,758 20,640 1,188 3,195 3,171
92 109 Dicom Transportation Group 230,874 - 1,200 812 450
10 10 Landstar System 3,184,790 138,809 1,211 8,662 13,732
98 105 Navajo Express Inc. 218,000 - 1,300 1,000 1,800
73 79 Epes Carriers Inc. 341,494 24,001 1,359 1,121 5,500
65 61 Dart Transit Co. 425,503 3,854 1,365 1,875 5,789
90 102 Melton Truck Lines 236,000 - 1,378 1,107 1,837
38 41 Anderson Trucking Service 873,432 - 1,389 2,519 6,127
85 89 Superior Bulk Logistics 260,200 7,600 1,416 1,189 2,099
87 91 Groendyke Transport 241,313 - 1,423 975 1,500
74 83 Cassens Transport Co. 328,649 - 1,445 1,371 -
90 104 IMC Cos. 236,000 - 1,522 1,037 88
95 108 Martin Transportation Systems 222,000 - 1,551 930 1,800
44 39 Day & Ross 771,988 - 1,602 1,552 3,103
71 68 Mesilla Valley Transportation 372,000 - 1,700 1,300 4,800
55 74 United Road Services 532,000 - 1,700 1,772 -
66 67 Cowan Systems 421,515 - 1,700 1,748 3,795
80 88 Dependable Supply Chain Services 282,000 - 1,777 496 1,130
76 80 Maverick USA 316,018 21,044 1,813 1,376 1,983
78 77 Challenger Motor Freight 300,130 - 1,900 1,640 3,300
88 106 Black Horse Carriers 238,000 - 1,965 950 2,800
58 54 Suddath 500,000 - 2,000 384 754
82 69 Graebel Moving and Workplace Solutions 270,000 - 2,000 420 800
57 52 Mullen Group 516,878 - 2,092 1,374 3,529
59 55 Bison Transport 398,990 - 2,321 1,502 3,857
77 73 Comcar Industries 315,972 - 2,409 1,937 4,226
69 66 Roehl Transport 395,971 - 2,500 2,255 4,090
75 82 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 318,811 - 2,500 822 1,900
49 60 Daseke Inc. 668,000 - 2,500 2,610 5,515
61 54 TransX Group of Companies 482,571 - 2,560 1,505 4,240
8 8 Hub Group 3,571,126 51,558 2,568 2,977 448
24 15 Sirva Inc. 1,464,400 - 2,700 2,609 4,263
47 47 Stevens Transport 673,160 91,310 2,835 2,775 3,782
67 63 P.A.M. Transport 410,937 13,491 2,911 1,761 4,919
60 70 Acme Truck Line 487,208 - 3,000 2,007 2,257
54 57 Western Express 540,104 - 3,107 2,404 5,700
52 60 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 551,300 - 3,140 812 2,037
45 40 Trimac Transportation 737,725 - 3,262 2,167 4,679
62 58 Shevell Group 461,000 - 3,559 1,920 4,600
34 47 Forward Air 1,010,959 61,169 3,600 1,300 3,100
64 65 Dayton Freight Lines 436,000 - 3,610 1,228 3,109
17 21 Roadrunner Freight 1,872,816 51,974 4,142 4,170 5,135
27 28 Universal Logistics Holdings 1,191,521 45,370 4,218 4,408 6,291
46 44 Covenant Logistics Group 718,980 17,808 4,400 2,665 6,722
21 22 Prime Inc. 1,563,413 207,436 4,450 6,187 10,637
39 33 Heartland Express 871,355 84,834 4,500 4,776 12,970
51 49 AAA Cooper Transportation 580,371 - 4,500 2,450 6,000
42 45 Celadon Group Inc. 806,400 35,579 4,582 4,031 11,180
25 24 CRST The Transportation Solution 1,351,571 - 5,129 4,394 7,290
32 30 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,100,000 - 5,500 5,130 12,883
31 31 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings 1,102,332 102,862 5,526 4,738 11,487
41 38 Ruan 848,759 - 5,595 3,754 8,395
20 23 Kenan Advantage Group 1,567,453 - 7,265 6,455 9,448
23 20 C.R. England 1,517,290 - 7,385 4,087 5,923
30 26 NFI 1,105,000 - 8,000 2,264 7,500
28 27 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,171,968 - 8,299 3,599 11,496
26 25 Saia Inc. 1,272,321 51,991 8,900 3,780 11,530
14 43 XPO Logistics 2,356,600 -63,600 10,000 6,200 -
16 14 Werner Enterprises 2,139,289 98,650 10,664 7,105 22,305
22 19 Purolator 1,524,071 - 11,500 489 1,286
29 32 Penske Logistics 1,137,000 - 13,000 2,054 4,918
15 16 Estes Express Lines 2,173,000 - 15,815 6,620 24,592
9 9 TFI International 3,363,213 138,902 16,050 14,980 18,680
7 7 Schneider 3,900,000 - 17,450 12,300 32,350
11 12 Old Dominion Freight Line 2,787,897 267,514 18,804 6,907 27,635
3 3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 6,165,441 374,792 20,158 12,995 27,731
6 6 Swift Transportation 4,298,724 161,151 21,274 18,836 61,652
4 4 Con-way Inc. 5,806,069 137,039 30,100 12,100 33,300
5 5 Yellow Corp. 5,068,800 -67,700 33,000 6,400 13,000
2 2 FedEx Corp. 47,100,000 2,532,000 325,000 26,594 97,469
1 1 UPS Inc. 58,232,000 3,032,000 435,000 106,000 -
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Business, Logistics, Breaking News, Top 100

Fred Smith Steps Down as FedEx CEO, Remains Executive Chairman

Fred Smith, Raj Subramaniam

FedEx Corp. founder Fred Smith is stepping down as CEO of the company and transferring the leadership post to Raj Subramaniam, who currently serves as president and COO, the company announced March 28. Smith will remain as executive chairman.

Dan Ronan and Joe Howard | Staff Reporters
March 28, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon Stock Rally Erases Losses for the Year

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Amazon .com Inc. shares rallied March 28, with the e-commerce giant becoming the first of megacap tech stocks to erase losses for the year.

Ryan Vlastelica | Bloomberg News
March 28, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Sells Intermodal Unit to STG Logistics for $710 Million

XPO Logistics containers at a terminal

XPO Logistics Inc. announced March 25 it has sold its North American intermodal business to STG Logistics, a Chicago-based provider of import-export and value-added warehouse logistics services, for a cash price of $710 million.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 25, 2022
Business, Top 100

James Hoffa Steps Down as Teamsters President

James Hoffa

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced general president James Hoffa stepped down after 23 years in the post.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 22, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

A. Duie Pyle to Open Three Locations in Virginia

A. Duie Pyle truck

A. Duie Pyle is opening three new facilities as part of an effort to expand its services into Virginia, the company announced March 15.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 22, 2022
Business, Top 100

Stevens Transport Announces Its Largest Driver Pay Increase

Stevens Transport truck

Stevens Transport has implemented its largest driver pay increase in its 42-year history, the company announced March 18.

March 21, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Reports Record Q3 Revenue on Holiday Surge

FedEx truck

Fueled by a strong holiday shopping season by both its business and consumer customers, FedEx Corp. reported higher fiscal third-quarter earnings.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 18, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Carriers Suspend Operations in Russia, Ukraine

UPS truck in Moscow

Transportation companies have been suspending operations in Russia and Ukraine amid the ongoing war between the countries.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 17, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Yellow Reaches Settlement With DOJ

Yellow

Yellow Corp. has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over allegations dating back to 2005 that the company overcharged the federal government while shipping items for the Department of Defense.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 10, 2022
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon Stops Sending Products to Russia

Amazon logo

Amazon .com Inc. says it has stopped shipping products sold on its retail website to customers based in Russia and cut off access to its video streaming service there.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
March 9, 2022

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