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.
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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
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.
For-Hire News
Business, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Kenan Advantage Group Owner Omers Exploring IPO

Omers Private Equity is exploring an initial public offering of Kenan Advantage Group, one of North America’s biggest tank truck transporter and logistics providers, according to sources.

Gillian Tan and Paula Sambo | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2024
Business, For-Hire

Roadrunner Opens Service Center in Atlanta

Roadrunner opened a new less-than-truckload service center in Atlanta, the longhaul freight carrier announced April 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous, For-Hire

Kodiak Forms Autonomous Truck Council With Walmart, UPS

Kodiak Robotics launched an advisory council to bolster its efforts to commercialize autonomous trucks with the help of trucking industry leaders, the company announced March 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire, TCA

Penske Sues Sacramento Over Environmental Plan

Penske Truck Leasing Co. has sued the city of Sacramento, Calif., alleging the city's environmental plan will harm the company's large North Sacramento facility.

Theresa Cliff | The Sacramento Bee
April 4, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS to Become the Primary Air Cargo Provider for USPS

UPS will become the primary air cargo provider for the United States Postal Service after FedEx said it wasn’t able to reach an agreement on mutually beneficial terms to extend its contract.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
April 1, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, For-Hire

Work Continues on Establishing PC-12 Oil Category

PC-12 will replace the current API CK-4 and FA-4 engine oils, but there are still hurdles ahead of the finish line.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
March 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS Sees Sales, Profit Growth Coming Out of ‘Difficult’ 2023

UPS Inc. expects sales and profit to grow over the next three years as the courier overcomes soft demand for package delivery coming out of the pandemic.

Kiel Porter | Bloomberg News
March 26, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Amazon Delivery Rival Pandion Secures Funding for Expansion

E-commerce logistics startup Pandion — which helps retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue compete with Amazon’s delivery — has secured $41.5 million in fresh funds to expand its operation.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
March 22, 2024
Business, For-Hire

FedEx Plans $5 Billion Buyback of Shares

FedEx Corp. plans to buy back $5 billion of its shares as cost-cutting efforts have helped boost the courier’s profits as fiscal third-quarter earnings beat expectations.

March 21, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

Aerolane Seeks to Use Freighter Planes to Pull Cargo Gliders

Aerolane is testing a business plan to pull cargo gliders with small freighter planes.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
March 19, 2024
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