2022 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
Up Front
For-hire motor carriers achieved significant revenue gains and higher profits last year, powered by surging freight demand.
The pandemic accelerated driver wages, shortened routes to match shopping patterns and increased automation across the supply chain.
Find out where the Top 100 For-Hire Carriers are based.
Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Revenue (000) Net Income (000) Employees Tractors* Trailers
25 24
CRST The Transportation Solution
1,800,000 - 6,536 4,894 14,289
40 46
Covenant Logistics Group
1,046,000 - 5,600 2,563 5,213
73 78
Mesilla Valley Transportation
494,000 - 2,616 1,796 6,000
89
Western Flyer Express
320,000 - 1,150 4,000
26 29
Universal Logistics Holdings
1,751,000 - 8,000 4,066 3,800
42 54
Bennett International Group
998,000 - 1,114 2,726 1,865
90 95
Trans-System Inc.
315,000 - 990 940 1,886
43 72
IMC Cos.
983,000 - 2,371 1,700 150
59 59
Canada Cartage System
701,000 - 4,332 2,880 2,700
75 74
TMC Transportation
450,000
est
- 3,098 4,252
91
Beemac Trucking
301,000 - 130 525 610
12 12
Estes Express Lines
4,447,000 - 21,700 8,500 34,000
27 47
OnTrac Inc.
1,662,000
est
-
44 45
Cardinal Logistics
981,000 - 4,200 3,025 8,000
76 76
Foodliner/Quest Liner
437,000 - 1,562 1,608 2,914
29 25
C.R. England
1,644,000 - 6,588 3,833 5,897
45 51
Western Express
977,000 - 4,400 3,150 8,400
61 83
R&R Express
680,000 - 397 504 642
77 75
Roadrunner Freight
430,000
est
-
93 81
ContainerPort Group
287,000 - 363 1,296 16
30 32
Anderson Trucking Service
1,567,000 - 2,325 2,588 7,082
62 63
Cowan Systems
655,000 - 2,301 2,346 7,487
78 82
Challenger Motor Freight
402,000 - 1,200 1,545 3,380
94
Oak Harbor Freight Lines
284,000
est
- 1,700 777 2,487
15 14
Penske Logistics
3,700,000 - 19,994 5,583 13,771
63 69
A. Duie Pyle Inc.
628,000 - 3,734 1,444 2,962
79 79
Maverick USA
398,000 - 1,977 1,458 2,671
95
Transervice Logistics
278,300 - 1,200 366 2,181
16 16
NFI
3,100,000 - 15,500 4,600 13,000
32 36
Averitt Express
1,532,000 - 9,000 5,090 15,071
48 41
KLLM Transport Services
953,000 - 3,200 6,100
64 66
Hirschbach Motor Lines
626,000 - 1,990 2,299 3,861
80 94
Daylight Transport
380,000 -
96
Artur Express
272,000 - 471 776 3,047
33 30
UniGroup
1,499,000 - 835 2,889 4,767
49 44
10 Roads Express
917,000 - 5,052 5,287
65 70
Mercer Transportation Co.
614,000 - 247 2,180 2,180
81 80
Dart Transit Co.
377,600
est
- 2,051 7,140
97
Paschall Truck Lines
265,000 - 1,545 1,170 3,500
34 31
Day & Ross
1,489,000 - 8,400 4,600 9,150
50 48
Pitt Ohio Transportation Group
900,000 - 5,087 1,565 3,995
82 85
Red Classic
365,000 - 1,206 649 3,500
98 99
PGT Trucking
253,700 - 695 1,138 1,825
19 19
R+L Carriers
2,427,000
est
- 6,774 19,709
35 34
Southeastern Freight Lines
1,476,000 - 8,490 2,788 8,060
51 38
Quality Carriers
850,000 - 1,600 2,600 7,500
67 61
Trimac Transportation
600,000
est
- 1,681 3,250
83
Dependable Supply Chain Services
363,000 - 1,965 462 1,167
99 100
Smith Transport
246,000
est
- 1,136 816 2,250
36 40
PS Logistics
1,375,000 - 3,100 3,625 5,700
52 60
Mullen Group
838,000 - 4,622 2,241 6,151
68 64
Heniff Transportation Systems
562,000
est
- 1,806 5,066
100
Paper Transport
244,000 - 1,100 850 3,200
37 37
Crete Carrier Corp.
1,304,000 - 6,500 5,000 13,000
53 57
Bison Transport
778,000 - 3,732 2,115 6,057
69 67
Two Men and a Truck Movers
525,000
est
- 11,396
85 86
Koch Cos.
359,000 - 1,213 983 5,689
22 27
Evans Delivery
2,050,000 - 650 9,000 3,000
38 35
Ruan
1,227,820 - 5,500 3,475 8,210
54 53
AAA Cooper Transportation
776,000 - 5,000 2,650
70 73
Roehl Transport
521,000 - 2,968 2,074 5,883
86 92
Melton Truck Lines
338,000 - 1,611 1,233 2,191
39 39
Lynden
1,080,000 - 2,472 880 2,430
71 68
Jack Cooper Holdings
507,000
est
- 3,753 1,286 1,284
24 23
Kenan Advantage Group
1,904,000
est
- 9,311 7,121 12,235
40 43
Central Transport International
1,046,000
est
- 2,953 11,877
56 52
United Road Services
713,000
est
- 1,837 1,978 2,110
72 77
Fastfrate Group
500,000 - 3,000 1,152 1,644
88
Leonard's Express
327,000 - 700 582 1,000
74 87
Quantix Supply Chain Solutions
454,000 -72,000 1,850 1,632 3,594
23 21
U.S. Xpress Enterprises
1,949,000 11,000 8,689 6,400 13,600
46 49
Atlas World Group
974,000 17,000 655 1,653 3,615
87 84
John Christner Trucking
334,000 17,000 315 754 1,236
57 65
USA Truck (DB Schenker)
710,000 25,000 2,069 2,157 6,548
92
New Legend Inc.
294,000 37,000 1,400 1,000 4,600
31 26
Daseke Inc.
1,557,000 56,000 4,006 4,697 11,266
58 71
P.A.M. Transport
707,100 76,500 2,510 1,970 6,859
66 56
Heartland Express
607,000 79,000 3,180 3,193 10,741
46 42
Marten Transport
974,000 85,000 4,007 3,204 5,299
10 8
Yellow Corp.
5,122,000 104,000 32,000 14,200 42,000
27 33
Forward Air
1,662,000 116,000 4,327 865 6,370
55 58
Stevens Transport
745,000 129,000 2,900 2,050 3,600
60 55
Dayton Freight Lines
684,000 145,000 5,593 1,813 4,970
11 11
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions
4,612,000 166,000 41,900 70,700 43,500
13 13
Hub Group
4,232,000 171,000 5,000 3,600 6,100
84 90
Dupré Logistics
360,000 188,000 1,260 750 2,000
14 15
ArcBest
3,980,000 214,000 14,000 4,360 23,438
17 17
Werner Enterprises
2,734,000 259,000 13,525 8,775 27,225
18 22
Purolator
2,600,000 293,000 13,533 522 2,005
3 3
XPO
12,800,000 323,000 42,000 7,900 25,800
21 20
Saia Inc.
2,300,000 335,000 12,000 5,600 19,300
20 18
Prime Inc.
2,408,000 351,000 4,411 7,601 14,700
8 7
Schneider
5,600,000 405,000 16,050 11,300 36,700
5 5
TFI International
7,220,000 664,000 29,539 22,812 50,091
6 9
Landstar System
6,538,000 721,000 1,399 11,864 18,307
4 4
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
12,168,000 760,800 34,978 18,617 39,994
7 6
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings
6,000,000 966,000 27,900 21,351 75,019
9 10
Old Dominion Freight Line
5,256,000 1,034,000 24,372 10,403 41,220
2 2
FedEx Corp.
91,683,000 6,118,000 577,000 37,488 136,947
1 1
UPS Inc.
97,300,000 12,900,000 534,000 15,554 85,398
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