2017 Top Refrigerated (Truckload and LTL) Carriers

2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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The nation’s top for-hire carriers are taking steps to shore up capacity in anticipation of increasing demand for freight hauling and a tighter market for drivers.
Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.
Find out what carriers are doing to prepare for what looks like increased demand for freight hauling this year and next.

Top Refrigerated (Truckload & LTL) Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 C.R. England 1,304,898
2 Prime Inc. 1,060,815
3 KLLM Transport Services 937,000
4 Stevens Transport 662,450
5 Marten Transport 375,851
6 Swift Refrigerated 341,280
7 TransAm Trucking 270,000
8 Hirschbach Motor Lines 251,697
9 John Christner Trucking 236,625
10 Shaffer Trucking 210,000
11 May Trucking 199,601
12 Roadrunner Temperature Controlled 171,000
13 Covenant Logistics Group 167,662
14 Frialsa Logistica 127,100
15 CanXpress 122,867
16 NFI 122,000
17 J&R Schugel Trucking 114,000
18 National Carriers 108,000
19 WEL Cos. 106,250
20 Decker Truck Line 104,000
21 MCT Transportation 84,018
22 Freymiller Inc. 84,000
23 Continental Express 80,000
24 Bay & Bay Transportation 74,808
25 Day & Ross 62,450
26 Cowan Systems 38,881
27 Roehl Refrigerated Transport 36,213
28 TWT Refrigerated 35,300
29 Maverick USA 33,495
30 CRST The Transportation Solution 31,000
31 Transportes Garza Leal 30,600
32 Celadon Group Inc. 30,000
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May Trucking Co.($199 million), Based in Salem, Ore., this company has been operating since 1945 and provides refrigerated truckload and less-than-truckload freight services throughout the lower 48 states.
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Marten Transport on July 18 reported the highest operating revenue and operating income in its history for the second quarter.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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