2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Prime Inc. 1,623,776
2 C.R. England 1,405,411
3 KLLM Transport Services 959,000
4 Stevens Transport 694,980
5 Swift Refrigerated 539,307
est
6 Marten Transport 380,210
7 TransAm Trucking 280,000
est
8 Hirschbach Motor Lines 278,494
9 Navajo Express 238,000
est
10 Shaffer Trucking 220,000
11 John Christner Trucking 214,017
12 May Trucking 203,337
13 Black Horse Carriers 185,000
14 Covenant Logistics Group 162,150
15 Roadrunner Freight 156,000
16 NFI 153,300
17 Frialsa Logistica 135,600
18 CanXpress 120,507
19 J&R Schugel Trucking 119,000
est
20 Decker Truck Line 106,206
21 WEL Cos. 106,042
22 National Carriers 102,000
23 Bay & Bay Transportation 101,000
24 Freymiller Inc. 84,000
est
25 MCT Transportation 76,337
26 Day & Ross 75,561
27 Roehl Refrigerated Transport 49,311
28 Cowan Systems 39,119
29 Maverick USA 35,207
30 Transportes Garza Leal 32,700
31 CRST The Transportation Solution 30,000
32 TWT Refrigerated 30,000
33 Challenger Motor Freight 14,008
Extras
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LTL carriers are adapting and expanding services to capitalize on favorable long-term trends, such as the growth of e-commerce.
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For-Hire News
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, For-Hire

Kenworth to Start Production of T680s, T880s With X15N in Q3

Kenworth plans to begin production of its Class 8 T680 tractor and T880 vocational truck with Cummins’ X15N natural gas engine in the third quarter of 2024, it said May 15.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2024
Government, Business, For-Hire

Infrastructure Stakeholders Renew Calls for Funding

WASHINGTON — Approving legislation that promotes funding for safety programs and supply chain connectivity is atop the priority list for infrastructure stakeholders.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 15, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Ryder: Switching to a Class 8 EV May Double Vehicle Costs

A new analysis by leasing and logistics specialist Ryder System indicates the business case for swapping a diesel or gasoline van or truck for an EV is shaky for much of the trucking industry.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2024
Business, Equipment, For-Hire

TFI Buys Quebec-Based Truckload Carrier in Fourth 2024 Deal

TFI International acquired Quebec-based specialized truckload carrier Transport MJ Lavoie for an undisclosed sum, its fourth purchase so far in 2024.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 13, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS Finance Chief to Leave Parcel Giant to Focus on Health

UPS Inc.’s top financial executive, Brian Newman, plans to leave the company June 1 in order to focus on his personal health, the shipping giant said May 6.

Kiel Porter | Bloomberg News
May 6, 2024
Business, For-Hire

Mullen Group Closes ContainerWorld Acquisition

Mullen Group closed its previously announced acquisition of fellow Canadian business ContainerWorld Forwarding Services, the company revealed May 3.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Schneider Reports Revenue Decline of 8% to $1.32B for Q1

Schneider experienced a year-over-year decline in revenue to $1.32 billion during the first quarter of 2024, the company reported May 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 2, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, For-Hire

Safety, HR Professionals Connect at ATA Conference

PHOENIX — More than 450 professionals came together to identify ways to improve the trucking industry at ATA's Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
May 1, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, For-Hire

Pitt Ohio Executive Targets EV Infrastructure

WASHINGTON — Ensuring electric commercial vehicles have reliable access to charging infrastructure remains a persistent challenge, a trucking executive recently told policymakers.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 1, 2024
Business, For-Hire

ArcBest Reports $1 Billion Revenue for Q1

ArcBest saw its bottom line swing from a profit to a loss and posted a decline in revenue during Q1 on the heels of market softness and weather-related delays, the company reported.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2024
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