2018 Top Truckload/Dedicated Carriers

2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Top Truckload/Dedicated Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Knight-Swift Transportation 3,636,472
est
2 Schneider 2,187,400
3 Landstar System 2,163,832
4 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,096,920
5 TFI International 1,797,453
6 Penske Logistics 1,700,000
7 Werner Enterprises 1,635,244
8 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,400,000
9 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,096,000
10 CRST The Transportation Solution 945,000
11 Crete Carrier Corp. 850,000
12 Hub Group Dedicated 822,410
13 Cardinal Logistics 720,000
14 Mullen Group 627,372
15 Heartland Express 607,336
16 Ruan 590,968
17 Canada Cartage System 546,309
18 Covenant Logistics Group 437,100
19 Mesilla Valley Transportation 430,261
20 Universal Truckload 396,419
21 P.A.M. Transport 377,854
22 Dart Transit Co. 367,214
23 Western Express 330,000
24 Bison Transport 327,847
25 NFI 311,300
26 USA Truck 302,052
27 Cowan Systems 266,683
28 Martin Transportation Systems 261,403
29 Challenger Motor Freight 258,734
30 Paschall Truck Lines 238,523
31 Epes Carriers Inc. 230,767
32 Day & Ross Freight 228,264
33 Black Horse Carriers 227,500
34 Evans Delivery 226,000
35 Roehl Transport 214,209
36 Southeastern Freight Lines 209,096
37 Auto Lineas America 181,000
38 Averitt Express 180,248
39 Forward Air 171,970
40 Marten Transport 166,881
41 Anderson Trucking Service 163,891
42 Brown Trucking Co. 160,000
43 Transportistas Unidos Mexicano 150,400
44 Transportadora Nacional 145,200
45 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 137,234
46 Transportes Cuauhtemoc 135,700
47 Wilson Logistics 135,447
48 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 126,788
49 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
50 Trans-Mex Inc. 118,400
51 Artur Express 110,000
52 Titanium Transportation Group 106,790
53 Auto Lineas Regiomontanas 104,100
54 Kriska Transportation 102,625
55 G&D Integrated 101,300
56 Mercer Transportation Co. 96,562
57 CalArk 93,657
58 Grupo TMM / Lacto Comercial Organizada 91,500
59 Titan Transfer 82,262
60 System Freight 82,227
61 Legend Transportation 82,000
62 Express Tres Fronteras 75,800
63 TransX Group of Companies 74,797
64 Transportes Quintanilla 69,500
65 Central de Fletes Monterrey / Transportes Gonzalez (Grupo MG) 68,400
66 Transportadora Egoba 66,300
67 Transportes Especializados Antonio de la Torre e Hijos 65,300
68 Transportes de Nuevo Laredo 62,100
69 Fleetmaster Express 61,000
70 Transportes Lar-Mex 56,900
71 Dupré Logistics 55,542
72 Fletes Internacionales Coss 54,700
73 Transportes Lopez e Hijos 46,300
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Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

XPO Posts Strong Q2 Earnings Amid Upcoming Leadership Change

XPO Logistics building

XPO Logistics Inc. on Aug. 4 reported record revenue and net income for the second quarter, part of a busy week for the Greenwich, Conn.-based company.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 5, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

GXO Posts $2.2 Billion in Q2 Revenue, Marks First Anniversary

GXO robots at an automated warehouse

GXO Logistics Inc. closed out its first year as an independent company with revenue and earnings growth in the second quarter of 2022, the company reported Aug. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 3, 2022
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Top 100

Daseke Reports Mixed Results in Second Quarter

Bulldog Hiway Express trucks on a lot

Daseke Inc. saw a decline in earnings despite revenue gains during the second quarter of 2022, the company reported Aug. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 2, 2022
Business, For-Hire, Top 100

ArcBest Reports Record-Setting Quarter for Q2

ABF Freight truck

ArcBest Corp. posted records for quarterly revenue, operating income and net income for the second quarter of 2022.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 29, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Forward Air Reports Record-Setting Quarter for Q2

Forward

Forward Air Corp. on July 27 reported all-time quarterly records for revenue, income from operations and net income per diluted share for the second quarter.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 28, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

ODFL Reports Profit, Revenue Records for Second Quarter

Old Dominion Freight Line truck

Old Dominion Freight Line set records for revenue and profitability during the second quarter of 2022, the company reported July 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 27, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Private, Top 100

Walmart Canada Adds 60-Foot Multizone Refrigerated Trailer

Walmart Canada has expanded its fleet to include for the first time in North America a 60-foot multitemperature-zone refrigerated trailer, built by Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 25, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Knight-Swift Posts Higher Earnings, Revenue for Q2

Knight-Swift photo illustration

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. experienced revenue and earnings growth during the second quarter, the company reported July 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 21, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

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.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Trucking Faces Pressure to Prepare for Holidays Early

Cosco Shipping containership in Shanghai

Supply chain pressures are forcing trucking to get an early start to the holiday shipping season despite a shift of underlying conditions within the industry.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 18, 2022

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