2020 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America

Up Front

Fleets have been overcoming unprecedented challenges to keep essential freight moving during the pandemic.
See the locations of the headquarters for each of the Top 100 for-hire carriers in North America.
COVID-19 has transformed 2020 into a tumultuous year for trucking, but the Top 100 list remains stable, at least for now.

Rankings

Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Prime Inc. 2,006,924
2 KLLM Transport Services 936,000
3 C.R. England 897,868
4 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings 755,000
est
5 Stevens Transport 737,294
6 Hirschbach Motor Lines 440,862
7 Marten Transport 378,000
8 John Christner Trucking 338,873
9 TransAm Trucking 297,000
est
10 Black Horse Carriers 280,500
11 FFE Transportation Services 275,000
12 Crete Carrier Corp. 266,000
est
13 Navajo Express 243,000
est
14 Bay & Bay Transportation 150,752
15 Frialsa Logistica 143,200
est
16 NFI 126,000
17 Pride Transport 122,000
18 WEL Companies 120,284
19 J&R Schugel Trucking 119,000
est
20 Day & Ross 118,837
21 National Carriers 108,500
22 Decker Truck Line 106,206
est
23 Covenant Logistics Group 98,272
est
24 Freymiller Inc. 98,000
est
25 Roadrunner Freight 96,692
est
26 Schuster Co. 83,200
est
27 Raider Express 80,000
28 Wilson Logistics 75,000
29 Continental Express 71,500
30 Great Plains Transport 64,302
31 Roehl Transport 59,078
32 Canada Cartage System 53,580
33 Denney Transport 46,401
est
34 CRST The Transportation Solution 38,000
35 Transportes Garza Leal 34,500
36 Cowan Systems 32,590
37 Halvor Lines 28,100
38 May Trucking 26,304
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On the Bubble

Cassens Transport Co. ($251 million), is a motor vehicle hauling carrier based in Edwardsville, Ill.
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 For-Hire Companies publication.
COVID-19 has created significant financial challenges for many trucking and logistics companies.
Fleets are emphasizing cleaning and physical distancing at loading docks to help protect drivers from COVID-19.
Drivers have been more isolated than usual during the pandemic due to social distancing measures.
Market uncertainty due to COVID-19 has depressed demand for new trucking equipment.
Small trucking companies such as Boyle Transportation are playing a direct role in the response to COVID-19.
Industry experts explain how this public health crisis might change freight transportation in the years ahead.

For-Hire News

Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Daseke Founder Sells Shares Amid Board Retirement

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
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Plans Carbon Emission Intensity Reduction of 32% by 2034

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
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

FedEx Freight Unit Furloughs Workers as Cargo Demand Slows

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
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

GXO Reports Higher Revenue, Lower Earnings for Q3

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
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner Reports Revenue Increase for Q3

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
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

XPO Spinoff RXO Officially Launches

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
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Landstar Reports Highest Revenue for Any Q3

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

October 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Reports $3.84 Billion in Revenue for Q3

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
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Marten Reports 15th Consecutive Increase in Quarterly Profitability

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
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

NFI Acquires MCO Transport to Bolster Southeastern Port Operations

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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