2023 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Revenue (000) Net Income (000) Employees Tractors* Trailers
1 1 100,300,000 11,500,000 536,000 16,440 85,024
2 2 92,619,000 2,992,000 547,000 38,749 141,902
3 4 14,814,000 969,351 37,000 20,215 43,040
4 5 8,813,000 823,000 25,836 18,347 38,091
5 3 7,718,000 666,000 38,000 8,200 27,000
6 6 7,437,000 430,914 1,449 11,281 18,593
7 7 7,429,000 771,000 27,900 21,899 83,210
8 8 6,604,400 457,800 17,050 10,200 44,120
9 11 6,506,000 288,000 48,000 69,400 41,500
10 9 6,260,077 1,377,159 24,027 11,274 45,567
11 13 5,340,000 357,000 5,900 3,050 4,600
12 14 5,324,052 298,209 15,000 4,457 23,968
13 10 5,245,000 22,000 30,000 12,700 42,000
14 12 5,150,000 - 22,111 9,694 37,032
15 15 4,400,000 - 20,743 8,242 22,375
16 16 3,900,000 - 16,800 5,000 14,300
17 17 3,289,978 241,256 14,300 8,639 27,650
18 19 2,864,000
est
- 6,774 19,709
19 20 2,813,522 450,972 4,685 8,575 17,472
20 18 2,800,000 338,000 13,222 529 1,070
21 21 2,792,057 357,422 12,300 6,200 20,800
22 24 2,480,512 - 10,000 7,320 12,700
23 22 2,425,000
est
- 650 9,000 3,000
24 23 2,161,000 -42,000 9,397 7,200 14,400
25 26 2,015,456 - 10,000 4,260 3,945
26 25 2,000,000 - 6,224 4,788
27 27 1,973,000 193,000 4,155 916 6,726
28 29 1,837,665 - 6,500 3,996 5,544
29 32 1,834,641 - 9,309 5,255 15,774
30 30 1,794,300 - 2,413 2,631 6,941
31 31 1,773,000 50,000 4,123 4,982 10,723
32 35 1,741,123 - 8,694 3,075 8,440
33 36 1,710,000 - 3,600 3,950 6,400
34 38 1,680,306 - 5,500 3,792 10,566
35 27 1,662,000
est
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36 33 1,600,000 - 795 150 5,237
37 52 1,536,895 121,906 4,459 2,167 6,333
38 37 1,525,000
est
- 6,500 5,000 13,000
39 34 1,510,000 - 8,964 3,289 9,854
40 43 1,397,609 - 2,797 1,890 150
41 39 1,300,000 - 2,519 1,088 3,348
42 47 1,263,878 110,354 4,575 3,660 5,753
43 42 1,251,872 - 1,175 3,337 2,911
44 40 1,236,000
est
- 2,953 11,877
45 64 1,219,000 - 2,624 3,152 5,250
46 40 1,216,858 108,682 4,985 2,368 5,074
47 1,210,000 202,900 1,027 160 1,976
48 48 1,142,000 - 3,500 5,900
49 53 1,109,156 - 4,406 2,577 9,300
50 45 1,107,974 145,023 5,300 3,550 9,200
51 44 1,102,000 - 4,070 3,245 9,000
52 54 1,069,554 142,500 5,500 3,261 8,200
53 46 1,064,200 13,400 840 1,638 3,562
54 61 1,014,000 - 746 1,016 1,626
55 49 1,012,000 - 5,583 3,300 3,900
56 60 1,004,000 - 5,838 2,261 5,223
57 51 984,000
est
- 1,600 2,600 7,500
58 66 968,000 137,000 4,710 5,946 18,551
59 72 950,000
est
- 3,000 2,702 5,019
60 50 948,670 - 5,315 1,611 4,131
61 58 947,000 91,000 3,395 2,451 7,784
62 55 910,000 184,500 3,350 2,275 3,850
63 57 853,000
est
25,000 2,069 2,157 6,548
64 56 802,000
est
- 1,837 1,978 2,110
65 59 774,000 - 3,500 2,519 3,402
66 63 768,000 - 3,977 1,528 3,036
67 749,767 - 3,806 2,200 1,890
68 62 727,612 - 2,527 2,569 7,426
69 74 715,000 - 2,094 1,640 3,764
70 65 635,000 - 266 2,093 2,093
71 67 626,000
est
- 1,681 3,250
72 73 622,328 - 2,897 1,756 6,311
73 70 606,744 - 2,933 2,166 5,820
74 68 596,000
est
- 1,806 5,066
75 71 579,000 - 2,000 1,286 1,284
76 75 566,000
est
- 3,098 4,252
77 69 525,000
est
- 11,396
78 93 510,000 - 450 1,500
79 79 461,256 - 2,173 1,645 2,763
80 91 452,201 - 260 550 650
81 83 439,000 - 1,485 576 1,147
82 86 438,305 - 1,698 1,456 2,281
83 76 437,035 - 1,684 1,621 3,125
84 85 425,000
est
- 1,213 983 5,689
85 98 404,080 18,789 596 1,096 1,719
86 84 393,000 - 1,225 675 1,400
87 80 389,000
est
-
88 79 386,000
est
-
89 81 377,600
est
- 2,051 7,140
90 82 365,000
est
- 1,206 649 3,500
91 88 360,848 3,583 930 616 1,089
92 90 356,000 - 1,170 995 1,920
93 96 340,886 - 509 757 3,400
94 94 338,000
est
- 1,700 777 2,487
95 89 333,000
est
- 1,150 4,000
96 92 328,129 - 1,300 1,200 4,600
97 95 316,800 - 1,200 1,897 5,487
98 100 301,328 - 1,260 900 3,200
99 97 265,000
est
- 1,545 1,170 3,500
100 253,300 - 588 653 1,250
Extras

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For-Hire News
Business, Breaking News, For-Hire

UPS Workers Approve New Union Contract

The 340,000 employees of UPS Inc. represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have approved a new five-year labor pact with the company.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 22, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, For-Hire

Estes Offers $1.3 Billion for Yellow Terminals

Estes Express Lines is in line to buy the terminals of bankrupt less-than-truckload rival Yellow Corp. after submitting a $1.3 billion bid, a court heard Aug. 17.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, For-Hire

Citadel Acquires Yellow Debt Owned by Apollo, Other Lenders

An affiliate of Ken Griffin’s Citadel has acquired roughly $485 million in Yellow Corp. debt previously owned by Apollo Global Management and other lenders to the bankrupt trucking firm.

Jonathan Randles | Bloomberg News
August 16, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, For-Hire

Yellow Looks to Finalize Bankruptcy Loan

Yellow Corp. continues to work with potential financiers, including Estes Express Lines, who are offering more affordable alternative bankruptcy financing for the LTL trucking company.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
August 11, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Forward Air Plans Merger With Omni Logistics

Forward Air Corp. and Omni Logistics announced Aug. 10 that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in a cash-and-stock transaction.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 10, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Trucking Industry Reports Predictably Weak Q2

The trucking industry reported a weak second quarter with freight volumes and destocking efforts putting downward pressure on demand.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 10, 2023
Government, Business, For-Hire

Yellow Might Get Loan From Fellow Trucking Fleet to Pay Debts

Yellow Corp. has sparked a bidding war between investment firms and a rival trucking company interested in funding the now-shuttered company’s liquidation.

August 9, 2023
Business, For-Hire

Searches for UPS Jobs Soar Following Union Deal

UPS Inc. has become a hot employer since its union last month secured $30 billion in new money over a five-year contract.

Azul Cibils Blaquier | Bloomberg News
August 8, 2023
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS Lost More Business Than Expected on Strike Threat

Profits at UPS fell year-over-year in the second quarter as the parcel carrier lost more business to rivals than expected due to uncertainty surrounding negotiations with the Teamsters.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
August 8, 2023
Government, Business, Breaking News, For-Hire

Yellow Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Yellow Corp. on Aug. 7 announced it was seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and entering into an agreement that would secure sufficient financing to wind down operations.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 7, 2023
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