2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
Up Front
This year in particular has brought a changing of the guard at some of the largest companies.
See a breakdown of Top 100 For-Hire Carriers by region; get links to company pages.
After you've absorbed the changes and trends in this year's Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, take our interactive quiz!
Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Kenan Advantage Group 1,404,649
2 Quality Carriers 822,000
est
3 Trimac Transportation Services 528,672
4 Foodliner/Quest Liner 317,062
5 Heniff Transportation Systems 293,000
6 Quantix Supply Chain Solutions 285,000
est
7 Superior Bulk Logistics 277,000
est
8 Groendyke Transport 245,295
9 Ruan 164,553
10 Dupré Logistics 147,916
11 Eagle Transport Corp. 141,127
12 Martin Transport Inc. 125,333
13 Florida Rock & Tank Lines 114,065
14 United Petroleum Transports 110,000
15 Tankstar USA 108,985
16 Coastal Transport Co. 95,331
17 Apex Logistics 92,543
18 Cliff Viessman Inc. 92,128
19 J&M Tank Lines Inc. 76,406
20 Andrews Logistics 73,926
21 Grammer Industries 73,158
22 CCC Transportation/ CTL Transportation 71,925
23 Prime Inc. 71,921
24 CLI Transport 64,563
25 Transportes Auto Tanques Ochoa 60,000
26 Herman R. Ewell Inc. 58,480
27 Solar Transport 57,825
28 Service Transport Co. 56,000
29 Tidewater Transit Co. 52,724
30 Schilli Corp. 52,421
31 Sterling Transport Co. 48,600
32 Liquid Trucking Cos. 41,683
33 Mission Petroleum Carriers 41,155
34 NFI 38,000
35 Sprint Transport 26,630
36 Dixon Bros. 25,492
37 K-Limited Carrier 24,041
38 Carbon Express Inc. 20,350
39 Bulk Service Transport 20,000
40 Fleet Transit 17,961
Extras
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 For-Hire Carriers.
108

On the Bubble

Groendyke Transport ($245 million), is a petroleum and chemical tank/bulk carrier based in Enid, Okla.
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For some companies, leadership teams stretch back four generations.
The state's trucking association has joined forces with 13 community colleges.
Women are increasingly taking on larger roles in the management of trucking companies.
The company has pressed on since losing its CEO Jeremy Rayl in 2017.
Nevertheless, industry projections remain positive.
George Casiano's family shares the story of an industry veteran.
All of Brig Sorber’s family played a part in the creation story of Two Men and a Truck, which has grown from humble origins into one of the largest moving companies in North America.
Fleet owners find inspiration in family and faith.
Lead ATA participants set out to guide trucking's future.
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