2022 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America

Up Front

For-hire motor carriers achieved significant revenue gains and higher profits last year, powered by surging freight demand.
The pandemic accelerated driver wages, shortened routes to match shopping patterns and increased automation across the supply chain.
Find out where the Top 100 For-Hire Carriers are based.

Rankings

Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Prime Inc. 2,061,400
2 KLLM Transport Services 953,000
3 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings 755,000
est
4 Stevens Transport 745,000
5 Hirschbach Motor Lines 520,500
6 Marten Transport 396,700
7 John Christner Trucking 310,400
8 C.R. England 266,000
9 Day & Ross 178,600
10 Cardinal Logistics 144,000
11 NFI 142,000
12 Erb Group 135,000
13 Pride Transport 134,000
est
14 National Carriers 125,200
15 WEL Cos. 121,200
16 Leonard's Express 111,000
17 A&A Express 110,000
est
18 Canada Cartage System 105,000
19 Soar Transport 103,006
est
20 Continental Express 95,000
est
21 Bison Transport 76,200
22 Roehl Transport 72,000
23 Pacific Shipping 36,000
24 Cowan Systems 26,900

Extras

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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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