2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
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 (DB Schenker) 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
74 TRACOMEX 45,200
75 Transportes Elola 42,000
76 Transportes Internacionales JCV 41,000
77 Ryder Capital 39,500
78 Transportes Canales 38,900
79 Centauros del Sureste 33,800
80 Transportes Unidos Tampiquenos 33,700
81 Autotransportes Rapidos de Aguascalientes 33,500
82 Grupo GOR 33,300
83 Transportes Sultana 31,500
84 Autotransportes Dasa 30,500
85 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 28,500
86 Transport Investments 20,581
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For-Hire News
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
May 17, 2024
Government, Business, For-Hire

Infrastructure Stakeholders Renew Calls for Funding

WASHINGTON — Approving legislation that promotes funding for safety programs and supply chain connectivity is atop the priority list for infrastructure stakeholders.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 15, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Ryder: Switching to a Class 8 EV May Double Vehicle Costs

A new analysis by leasing and logistics specialist Ryder System indicates the business case for swapping a diesel or gasoline van or truck for an EV is shaky for much of the trucking industry.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2024
Business, Equipment, For-Hire

TFI Buys Quebec-Based Truckload Carrier in Fourth 2024 Deal

TFI International acquired Quebec-based specialized truckload carrier Transport MJ Lavoie for an undisclosed sum, its fourth purchase so far in 2024.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 13, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS Finance Chief to Leave Parcel Giant to Focus on Health

UPS Inc.’s top financial executive, Brian Newman, plans to leave the company June 1 in order to focus on his personal health, the shipping giant said May 6.

Kiel Porter | Bloomberg News
May 6, 2024
Business, For-Hire

Mullen Group Closes ContainerWorld Acquisition

Mullen Group closed its previously announced acquisition of fellow Canadian business ContainerWorld Forwarding Services, the company revealed May 3.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Schneider Reports Revenue Decline of 8% to $1.32B for Q1

Schneider experienced a year-over-year decline in revenue to $1.32 billion during the first quarter of 2024, the company reported May 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 2, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, For-Hire

Safety, HR Professionals Connect at ATA Conference

PHOENIX — More than 450 professionals came together to identify ways to improve the trucking industry at ATA's Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
May 1, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, For-Hire

Pitt Ohio Executive Targets EV Infrastructure

WASHINGTON — Ensuring electric commercial vehicles have reliable access to charging infrastructure remains a persistent challenge, a trucking executive recently told policymakers.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 1, 2024
Business, For-Hire

ArcBest Reports $1 Billion Revenue for Q1

ArcBest saw its bottom line swing from a profit to a loss and posted a decline in revenue during Q1 on the heels of market softness and weather-related delays, the company reported.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2024
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