2020 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America

Up Front

Fleets have been overcoming unprecedented challenges to keep essential freight moving during the pandemic.
See the locations of the headquarters for each of the Top 100 for-hire carriers in North America.
COVID-19 has transformed 2020 into a tumultuous year for trucking, but the Top 100 list remains stable, at least for now.

Rankings

Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Knight-Swift Transportation 3,198,000
est
2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 3,084,112
3 Landstar System 2,371,188
4 Schneider 2,076,800
5 Werner Enterprises 1,909,776
6 TFI International 1,658,016
7 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,521,494
8 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,417,483
9 Penske Logistics 919,000
est
10 CRST The Transportation Solution 873,000
11 Crete Carrier Corp. 860,000
est
12 Mullen Group 664,550
13 Ruan 648,539
14 Cardinal Logistics 648,000
est
15 Covenant Logistics Group 600,722
16 Heartland Express 596,815
17 P.A.M. Transport 425,224
18 Western Express 424,672
19 NFI 422,500
20 Canada Cartage System 401,850
21 Universal Truckload 390,095
22 Mesilla Valley Transportation 383,950
est
23 USA Truck 377,093
24 Dart Transit Co. 365,000
25 Day & Ross Freight 358,997
26 Bison Transport 345,037
27 Challenger Motor Freight 335,000
28 Cowan Systems 330,093
29 Hub Group Dedicated 298,747
30 Black Horse Carriers 280,500
31 Marten Transport 265,984
32 Paschall Truck Lines 259,000
est
33 Martin Transportation Systems 248,044
34 Roehl Transport 236,332
35 Southeastern Freight Lines 217,816
36 Anderson Trucking Service 211,845
37 C.A.T. Inc. 208,382
est
38 Auto Lineas America 191,100
est
39 Smith Transport 187,891
40 Forward Air 184,700
41 Averitt Express 179,366
42 Artur Express 172,000
43 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 168,162
44 Paper Transport 161,302
45 New Legend Inc. 160,126
46 Transportistas Unidos Mexicano 158,800
est
47 Brown Trucking Co. 155,000
est
48 Transportadora Nacional 153,300
est
49 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 148,283
50 Transportes Cuauhtemoc 143,300
est
51 Mercer Transportation Co. 138,376
52 Red Classic 134,400
53 Legend Transportation 127,000
est
54 Trans-Mex Inc. 125,000
est
55 Blackhawk Transport 120,531
56 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
est
57 Evans Delivery 118,000
58 Cargo Transporters 114,025
59 AAA Cooper Transportation 113,000
60 Auto Lineas Regiomontanas 109,900
est
61 C.R. England 105,200
62 System Freight 104,691
63 Kriska Transportation 102,625
est
64 Raven Transport 102,000
est
65 CalArk 94,559
66 Wilson Logistics 93,000
67 J. Rayl Transport 93,000
est
68 Nussbaum Transportation 92,000
69 Titanium Transportation Group 82,918
70 TransAmerica Express Logistics 80,000
71 Arnold Transportation 80,000
72 Express Tres Fronteras 80,000
est
73 Titan Transfer 79,918
74 Transportes Quintanilla 73,400
est
75 Alabama Motor Express 72,000
76 Transportes Especializados Antonio de la Torre e Hijos 69,000
est
77 Halvor Lines 68,100
78 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 65,800
79 Transportes de Nuevo Laredo 65,600
est
80 American Central Transport 65,000
est
81 Fleetmaster Express 61,000
est
82 Transportes Lar-Mex 60,100
est
83 Fletes Internacionales Coss 57,800
est
84 Market Express 55,000
85 Highlight Motor Group 53,379
86 Transportes Lopez e Hijos 48,900
est
87 TRACOMEX 47,700
est

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For-Hire News

Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Daseke Founder Sells Shares Amid Board Retirement

Daseke Inc. founder Don Daseke will sell his holdings in the company and step down from its board of directors, the company announced Nov. 14.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2022
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Plans Carbon Emission Intensity Reduction of 32% by 2034

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. set a new goal to reduce its carbon emission intensity 32% by 2034, the company announced Nov. 14.

November 14, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

FedEx Freight Unit Furloughs Workers as Cargo Demand Slows

FedEx Corp.’s freight unit is putting workers on furlough in some U.S. markets, adding to mounting evidence of a cargo slowdown as the company joins other large employers trimming their ranks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 14, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

GXO Reports Higher Revenue, Lower Earnings for Q3

GXO Logistics Inc. reported revenue growth and a decline in earnings in its third-quarter report released Nov. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 10, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner Reports Revenue Increase for Q3

Werner Enterprises saw revenue rise but income decline during the third quarter of 2022, the company reported Nov. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 3, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

XPO Spinoff RXO Officially Launches

XPO Logistics Inc. turned its tech-enabled brokered transportation platform, RXO, into an independent, publicly traded company Nov. 1.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Landstar Reports Highest Revenue for Any Q3

Landstar System Inc.’s revenue and diluted earnings per share both set third-quarter records, the company reported Oct. 19.

October 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Reports $3.84 Billion in Revenue for Q3

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw revenue and earnings increase as a result of strong segment growth during the third quarter, the company reported Oct. 18, besting analysts’ expectations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Marten Reports 15th Consecutive Increase in Quarterly Profitability

Marten Transport reported its 15th consecutive year-over-year increase in quarterly profitability Oct. 17, but still the results missed analysts’ expectations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

NFI Acquires MCO Transport to Bolster Southeastern Port Operations

North American supply chain solutions company NFI has acquired southeastern port service solutions provider MCO Transport Inc., the company announced Oct. 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2022

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