2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
Up Front
This year in particular has brought a changing of the guard at some of the largest companies.
See a breakdown of Top 100 For-Hire Carriers by region; get links to company pages.
After you've absorbed the changes and trends in this year's Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, take our interactive quiz!
Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Knight-Swift Transportation 3,471,064
2 Landstar System 2,791,494
3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,580,506
4 Schneider 2,268,000
5 Werner Enterprises 1,881,323
6 TFI International 1,843,687
7 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,600,000
8 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,333,313
9 CRST The Transportation Solution 1,011,000
10 Penske Logistics 919,000
est
11 Crete Carrier Corp. 860,000
12 Celadon Trucking Services 762,000
est
13 Mullen Group 674,027
14 Ruan 648,539
15 Cardinal Logistics 648,000
16 Heartland Express 610,803
17 Covenant Logistics Group 591,900
18 Canada Cartage System 501,659
19 Universal Truckload 434,834
20 P.A.M. Transport 426,609
21 Western Express 406,831
22 Dart Transit Co. 384,336
23 Mesilla Valley Transportation 383,950
24 Bison Transport 372,387
25 NFI 369,000
26 USA Truck (DB Schenker) 347,729
27 Hub Group Dedicated 292,857
28 Cowan Systems 292,572
29 Challenger Motor Freight 285,000
30 Black Horse Carriers 277,000
31 Paschall Truck Lines 259,000
32 Day & Ross Freight 256,161
33 Martin Transportation Systems 255,199
34 Wilson Logistics 250,000
35 Evans Delivery 245,606
36 Roehl Transport 237,681
37 Southeastern Freight Lines 228,067
38 Marten Transport 223,852
39 Anderson Trucking Service 217,180
40 C.A.T. Inc. 208,382
41 Forward Air 192,600
42 Auto Lineas America 191,100
43 Averitt Express 181,096
44 Transportistas Unidos Mexicano 158,800
45 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 158,225
46 Brown Trucking Co. 155,000
47 Transportadora Nacional 153,300
48 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 148,283
49 Transportes Cuauhtemoc 143,300
50 Paper Transport 142,882
51 Titanium Transportation Group 142,780
52 Red Classic 138,000
53 Mercer Transportation Co. 137,008
54 G&D Integrated 130,700
55 Legend Transportation 127,000
56 Artur Express 125,950
57 Trans-Mex Inc. 125,000
58 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
59 AAA Cooper Transportation 119,000
60 Cargo Transporters 116,719
61 Auto Lineas Regiomontanas 109,900
62 Kriska Transportation 102,625
63 Raven Transport 102,000
est
64 System Freight 99,249
65 CalArk 96,292
66 J. Rayl Transport 93,000
67 Titan Transfer 84,967
68 Express Tres Fronteras 80,000
69 TransAmerica Express Logistics 80,000
70 Transportes Quintanilla 73,400
71 Transportes Especializados Antonio de la Torre e Hijos 69,000
72 Transportes de Nuevo Laredo 65,600
73 American Central Transport 65,000
74 Halvor Lines 62,422
75 Highlight Motor Group 61,335
76 Fleetmaster Express 61,000
77 Transportes Lar-Mex 60,100
78 Fletes Internacionales Coss 57,800
79 Transportes Lopez e Hijos 48,900
80 TRACOMEX 47,700
81 Transportes Elola 44,400
82 Transportes Internacionales JCV 43,300
83 Transportes Canales 41,100
84 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 40,900
85 Market Express 40,815
86 Alabama Motor Express 37,500
87 Centauros del Sureste 35,700
88 Transportes Unidos Tampiquenos 35,600
89 Wright Transportation 35,400
90 Autotransportes Rapidos de Aguascalientes 35,400
91 Grupo GOR 35,200
92 Blackhawk Transport 32,482
93 Autotransportes Dasa 32,200
94 Dupré Logistics 28,318
95 Atlas World Group 24,500
96 Meiborg Inc. 24,000
97 TGR Logistics 23,000
98 Schuster Co. 20,800
99 Transport Investments 18,476
100 IMC Cos. 18,428
Extras
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 For-Hire Carriers.
105

On the Bubble

Wilson Logistics ($250 million), is a dry van and refrigerated truckload, LTL, flatbed/heavy specialized and intermodal freight carrier and logistics services provider based in Springfield, Mo.
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For some companies, leadership teams stretch back four generations.
The state's trucking association has joined forces with 13 community colleges.
Women are increasingly taking on larger roles in the management of trucking companies.
The company has pressed on since losing its CEO Jeremy Rayl in 2017.
Nevertheless, industry projections remain positive.
George Casiano's family shares the story of an industry veteran.
All of Brig Sorber’s family played a part in the creation story of Two Men and a Truck, which has grown from humble origins into one of the largest moving companies in North America.
Fleet owners find inspiration in family and faith.
Lead ATA participants set out to guide trucking's future.
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Schneider Reports Revenue Decline of 8% to $1.32B for Q1

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Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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Government, Business, Technology, For-Hire

Pitt Ohio Executive Targets EV Infrastructure

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ArcBest Reports $1 Billion Revenue for Q1

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Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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