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