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

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Daseke Reports 26% Rise in Revenue for Q1

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