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2024 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Soft market conditions in 2023 placed financial strain on many of the largest trucking companies in North America.

Trucking companies have been surviving on lower rates while awaiting a freight market recovery.

Find out where the Top 100 For-Hire carriers are located by region; click links to view details about the company.

Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Prime Inc. 2,147,962
2 KLLM Transport Services 1,057,251
3 Stevens Transport 814,000
4 Hirschbach Motor Lines 753,647
5 Marten Transport 465,475
6 C.R. England 257,633
7 Leonard's Express 208,694
8 PS Logistics 183,611
9 Day & Ross 183,480
10 NFI 169,901
11 WEL Cos. 154,924
12 Bay and Bay Transportation 135,000
13 May Trucking Co. 133,054
14 National Carriers 124,389
15 Canada Cartage 111,441
16 Hurricane Express 104,573
17 Schuster Co. 101,000
18 Roehl Refrigerated Transport 79,324
19 Bison Transport 77,785
20 Portage Transport 32,130
21 Artur Express 25,026
22 Cowan Systems 19,392
23 Sorenson Transport 18,913
24 Beemac Trucking 13,770
25 TWT Refrigerated 12,000
26 AMX Trucking 9,180
27 AFC Transport 8,262
28 Atlas World Group 2,566
29 Supra National Express 1,000

The regional LTL carrier has adapted and expanded through a full century of economic cycles and industry changes.

The trucking industry remains mired in sustained overcapacity relative to freight demand even as it has slowly shed workers.

After being displaced by war in his native Sudan, Lual Akoon’s path took him to Middle America – and trucking.

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For-hire carriers across segments saw revenues slide and margins tighten, but some fared better than others.

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