2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
Up Front
After navigating COVID-19's disruption, trucking now has entered a historically strong business environment.
Find out where the Top 100 are located by North American region.
Small carriers often were hardest hit by COVID, but large fleets faced challenges, too.
Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Kenan Advantage Group 1,572,138
2 Quality Carriers 1,090,684
est
3 Trimac Transportation Services 600,000
4 Heniff Transportation Systems 562,000
est
5 Foodliner/Quest Liner 416,796
6 Groendyke Transport 273,125
est
7 Quantix Supply Chain Solutions 192,365
8 Eagle Transport Corp. 143,700
est
9 Martin Transport Inc. 120,523
est
10 Slay Transportation Co. 109,204
est
11 Tankstar USA 108,985
est
12 Florida Rock & Tank Lines 108,716
est
13 United Petroleum Transports 102,729
est
14 Dupré Logistics 98,044
15 Coastal Transport Co. 95,331
est
16 Cliff Viessman Inc. 92,128
est
17 Apex Logistics 81,935
est
18 Prime Inc. 75,098
19 CLI Transport 72,421
est
20 Andrews Logistics 69,463
21 J&M Tank Lines 64,241
est
22 Service Transport Co. 63,191
est
23 Herman R. Ewell Inc. 61,983
est
24 Tidewater Transit Co. 52,724
est
25 Schilli Corp. 52,421
est
26 Sterling Transport Co. 48,600
est
27 Solar Transport 45,200
28 Atlantic Bulk Carrier 43,546
est
29 Liquid Trucking Cos. 42,024
est
30 Mission Petroleum Carriers 41,155
est
31 NFI 35,000
32 Dixon Bros. 28,301
est
33 Cardinal Logistics 27,100
34 Canada Cartage 25,125
35 Wynne Transport Services 24,418
36 PGT Holdings 22,523
37 K-Limited Carrier 22,500
est
38 Carbon Express 18,645
est
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For-Hire News
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, For-Hire

Artur Express to Run 100 Kodiak Self-Driving Sleeper Trucks

Artur Express plans to operate 100 sleeper trucks with Kodiak Robotics’ self-driving truck technology installed in a partnership between the companies, they said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Efficient Use of Space Is Key in Weak Freight Market: Study

Over-the-road carriers waiting for an upturn in the freight cycle must make the most efficient use of their trucks’ space to best ride out ongoing market weakness, according to CSCMP.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner CEO Says Freight Market Is Returning to Normal

Werner Enterprises CEO Derek Leathers said patterns emerging in the cargo marketplace point to a long-awaited adjustment that could help lift trucking out of its persistent freight recession.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 17, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx to Cut Up to 2,000 Europe Jobs

FedEx Corp. plans to cut as many as 2,000 jobs in Europe, the latest move by the package delivery giant to streamline its global workforce and rein in costs.

Cailley LaPara | Bloomberg News
June 12, 2024
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Private Fleets Pursuing Emissions Goals More Aggressively

Across all areas of the economy, shippers are facing increasing pressure to make their operations more sustainable and to meet environmental, sustainability and governance targets.

Amanda Smith-Teutsch | Special to Transport Topics
June 11, 2024
Government, Business, For-Hire

Canadian Border Agency, Staff Agree on Tentative Labor Deal

 Unionized Canadian border agency staff and the federal government reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement for more than 9,500 staff, the two sides said June 11.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2024
Business, Technology, For-Hire

NFI Buys Transfix’s Freight Brokerage Operation

NFI acquired Transfix’s digital freight brokerage operation for an undisclosed sum, the carrier said June 5.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2024
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ABF Freight Seeks to Boost Safety With Trailer Sensors

ABF Freight is ramping up its use of Drov Technologies’ AirBoxOne platform, which integrates truck and trailer sensors, Oklahoma City-based Drov said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
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Business, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Penske Forms EV Infrastructure Advisory JV With Mitsui Unit

LAS VEGAS — Penske Transportation Solutions and ForeFront Power are teaming up for an electric vehicle infrastructure advisory joint venture to be known as Penske Energy, the partners said May 21.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 28, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, For-Hire

Kenworth to Start Production of T680s, T880s With X15N in Q3

Kenworth plans to begin production of its Class 8 T680 tractor and T880 vocational truck with Cummins’ X15N natural gas engine in the third quarter of 2024, it said May 15.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
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