2017 Top Truckload/Dedicated Carriers

2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Up Front
The nation’s top for-hire carriers are taking steps to shore up capacity in anticipation of increasing demand for freight hauling and a tighter market for drivers.
Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.
Find out what carriers are doing to prepare for what looks like increased demand for freight hauling this year and next.

Top Truckload/Dedicated Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Swift Truckload 3,019,295
2 Schneider 2,090,953
3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 1,920,950
4 Landstar System 1,900,406
5 Werner Enterprises 1,533,981
6 Penske Logistics 1,500,000
7 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,320,000
8 TFI International 1,231,714
9 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,020,895
10 Cardinal Logistics 935,000
11 CRST The Transportation Solution 905,000
12 Knight-Swift Transportation 900,368
13 Celadon Trucking Services 850,000
14 Crete Carrier Corp. 780,000
15 Universal Truckload 629,200
16 Heartland Express 612,937
17 Ruan 524,127
18 Mullen Group 520,272
19 Canada Cartage System 452,728
20 P.A.M. Transport 432,852
21 Mesilla Valley Transportation 402,940
22 Covenant Logistics Group 375,564
23 Interstate Distributor Co. 370,168
24 Dart Transit Co. 349,031
25 Black Horse Carriers 337,500
26 Western Express 315,095
27 NFI 315,000
28 Bison Transport 304,782
29 USA Truck 295,807
30 Cowan Systems 258,761
31 Challenger Motor Freight 258,006
32 Hub Group Dedicated 250,000
33 Martin Transportation Systems 237,500
34 Paschall Truck Lines 232,896
35 Epes Carriers Inc. 216,652
36 Roehl Transport 207,048
37 Southeastern Freight Lines 206,673
38 Auto Lineas America 169,600
39 Brown Trucking Co. 168,218
40 Forward Air 164,300
41 Marten Transport 157,370
42 Anderson Trucking Service 156,577
43 Transportistas Unidos Mexicano 141,000
44 Transportadora Nacional 136,100
45 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 132,440
46 Transportes Cuauhtemoc 127,200
47 Trans-Mex Inc. 111,000
48 Day & Ross Freight 100,433
49 A.D. Transport Express 100,000
50 CalArk 99,434
51 Auto Lineas Regiomontanas 97,600
52 Titanium Transportation Group 91,258
53 Raven Transport 89,000
54 TransX Group of Companies 88,972
55 Titan Transfer 87,808
56 Grupo TMM / Lacto Comercial Organizada 85,800
57 Abilene Motor Express 85,350
58 Mercer Transportation Co. 83,178
59 J. Rayl Transport 76,408
60 System Freight 76,407
61 SLH Transport 71,003
62 Express Tres Fronteras 71,000
63 Transportes Quintanilla 65,100
64 Central de Fletes Monterrey / Transportes Gonzalez (Grupo MG) 64,100
65 Transportadora Egoba 62,100
66 Transportes Especializados Antonio de la Torre e Hijos 61,200
67 Freight Exchange 60,000
68 Transportes de Nuevo Laredo 58,200
69 Star Transportation 53,652
70 Transportes Lar-Mex 53,300
71 Fletes Internacionales Coss 51,300
72 Evans Delivery 50,500
73 Dupré Logistics 47,677
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On the Bubble

National Carriers Inc.($205 million), Based in Liberal, Kan., National Carriers provides nationwide truckload service for refrigerated cargoes, mostly meat, with a combination of company-owned tractors and equipment provided by owner-operators. The company also provides lifestock hauling and spotting services.
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Knight-Swift Posts Higher Earnings, Revenue for Q2

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Marten Reports Record-Breaking Results for Q2

Marten Transport truck at a company terminal

Marten Transport on July 18 reported the highest operating revenue and operating income in its history for the second quarter.

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