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 Kenan Advantage Group 1,758,645
2 Quality Carriers 1,090,684
3 Trimac Transportation Services 610,000
4 Foodliner/Quest Liner 334,103
5 Heniff Transportation Systems 293,000
est
6 Quantix Supply Chain Solutions 276,000
est
7 Groendyke Transport 273,125
8 Superior Bulk Logistics 269,000
est
9 Ruan 164,553
est
10 Eagle Transport Corp. 143,700
11 Dupré Logistics 137,119
12 Martin Transport Inc. 120,523
13 Slay Transportation Co. 109,204
14 Tankstar USA 108,985
est
15 Florida Rock & Tank Lines 108,716
16 United Petroleum Transports 102,729
17 Coastal Transport Co. 95,331
est
18 Cliff Viessman Inc. 92,128
est
19 Apex Logistics 81,935
20 Andrews Logistics 72,900
21 CLI Transport 72,421
22 J&M Tank Lines Inc. 64,241
23 Service Transport Co. 63,191
24 Herman R. Ewell Inc. 61,983
25 Transportes Auto Tanques Ochoa 60,000
est
26 Prime Inc. 55,379
27 Tidewater Transit Co. 52,724
est
28 Schilli Corp. 52,421
est
29 Sterling Transport Co. 48,600
est
30 Solar Transport 45,200
31 Atlantic Bulk Carrier 43,546
est
32 Liquid Trucking Cos. 42,024
33 Mission Petroleum Carriers 41,155
est
34 NFI 39,000
35 Dixon Bros. 28,301
36 Sprint Transport 26,630
est
37 K-Limited Carrier 22,500
38 Bulk Service Transport 19,000
39 Carbon Express Inc. 18,645
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On the Bubble

Postal Fleet Services ($249 million), is a U.S. Postal Service supplier based in St. Augustine, Fla.
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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