2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers

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

Don Daseke

Daseke Inc. founder Don Daseke will sell his holdings in the company and step down from its board of directors, the company announced Nov. 14.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2022
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J.B. Hunt Plans Carbon Emission Intensity Reduction of 32% by 2034

A J.B. Hunt intermodal electric truck

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. set a new goal to reduce its carbon emission intensity 32% by 2034, the company announced Nov. 14.

November 14, 2022
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FedEx Freight Unit Furloughs Workers as Cargo Demand Slows

A FedEx worker sorts packages on a conveyor belt

FedEx Corp.’s freight unit is putting workers on furlough in some U.S. markets, adding to mounting evidence of a cargo slowdown as the company joins other large employers trimming their ranks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 14, 2022
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GXO Reports Higher Revenue, Lower Earnings for Q3

GXO

GXO Logistics Inc. reported revenue growth and a decline in earnings in its third-quarter report released Nov. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 10, 2022
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Werner Reports Revenue Increase for Q3

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises saw revenue rise but income decline during the third quarter of 2022, the company reported Nov. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 3, 2022
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XPO Spinoff RXO Officially Launches

RXO

XPO Logistics Inc. turned its tech-enabled brokered transportation platform, RXO, into an independent, publicly traded company Nov. 1.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2022
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Landstar Reports Highest Revenue for Any Q3

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc.’s revenue and diluted earnings per share both set third-quarter records, the company reported Oct. 19.

October 20, 2022
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J.B. Hunt Reports $3.84 Billion in Revenue for Q3

J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw revenue and earnings increase as a result of strong segment growth during the third quarter, the company reported Oct. 18, besting analysts’ expectations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2022
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Marten Reports 15th Consecutive Increase in Quarterly Profitability

Marten Transport truck

Marten Transport reported its 15th consecutive year-over-year increase in quarterly profitability Oct. 17, but still the results missed analysts’ expectations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2022
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NFI Acquires MCO Transport to Bolster Southeastern Port Operations

NFI

North American supply chain solutions company NFI has acquired southeastern port service solutions provider MCO Transport Inc., the company announced Oct. 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2022

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