2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
Up Front
After navigating COVID-19's disruption, trucking now has entered a historically strong business environment.
Find out where the Top 100 are located by North American region.
Small carriers often were hardest hit by COVID, but large fleets faced challenges, too.
Rankings
Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Knight-Swift Transportation 3,786,030
est
2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,659,000
3 Landstar System 2,515,940
4 Schneider 1,851,000
5 Werner Enterprises 1,843,209
6 TFI International 1,584,837
7 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,513,276
8 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,229,400
9 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,171,000
est
10 Penske Logistics 1,101,000
est
11 CRST The Transportation Solution 817,121
12 Ruan 733,669
13 Heartland Express 645,262
14 Covenant Logistics Group 608,854
15 NFI 567,500
16 Western Express 461,760
17 Day & Ross Freight 461,692
18 Cardinal Logistics 427,800
19 Canada Cartage System 402,002
20 Mesilla Valley Transportation 399,317
21 Averitt Express 382,949
22 USA Truck (DB Schenker) 381,589
23 Cowan Systems 375,479
24 Bison Transport 345,812
25 P.A.M. Transport 337,500
26 Universal Truckload 328,929
27 Dart Transit Co. 312,000
est
28 Marten Transport 309,784
29 Mullen Group 270,124
30 Hub Group Dedicated 267,709
31 Smith Transport 246,000
32 Roehl Transport 236,332
est
33 Lily Transportation 220,000
34 Anderson Trucking Service 202,917
35 Martin Transportation Systems 200,000
36 Forward Air 193,800
37 New Legend Inc. 190,000
38 Challenger Motor Freight 172,500
39 Evans Delivery 172,000
40 Artur Express 172,000
est
41 Paper Transport 163,234
42 Titanium Transportation Group 160,000
43 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 149,377
44 Red Classic 141,237
45 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 138,000
46 Wilson Logistics 136,000
47 Blackhawk Transport 120,531
est
48 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
est
49 Mercer Transportation Co. 114,314
50 System Freight 110,973
51 AAA Cooper Transportation 110,000
52 Cargo Transporters 105,453
53 C.R. England 105,200
est
54 GP Transco 96,767
55 CalArk 94,559
est
56 Nussbaum Transportation 92,000
est
57 Titan Transfer 84,475
58 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 83,500
59 Arnold Transportation 80,000
est
60 Southeastern Freight Lines 76,008
61 Market Express 74,164
62 Dupré Logistics 73,110
63 Alabama Motor Express 72,000
est
64 Halvor Lines 68,100
est
65 JRayl Transport 62,975
66 Cheema Freightlines 50,381
67 R&R Express 48,260
68 Ward Trucking 45,000
est
69 Highlight Motor Group 45,000
70 Barnes Transportation Services 40,715
71 Meiborg Inc. 36,300
72 Fraley & Schilling 36,000
est
73 MigWay 28,020
74 IMC Cos. 22,529
75 RoadOne IntermodaLogistics 20,000
est
76 Midwest Motor Express 17,500
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For-Hire News
Business, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Kenan Advantage Group Owner Omers Exploring IPO

Omers Private Equity is exploring an initial public offering of Kenan Advantage Group, one of North America’s biggest tank truck transporter and logistics providers, according to sources.

Gillian Tan and Paula Sambo | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2024
Business, For-Hire

Roadrunner Opens Service Center in Atlanta

Roadrunner opened a new less-than-truckload service center in Atlanta, the longhaul freight carrier announced April 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous, For-Hire

Kodiak Forms Autonomous Truck Council With Walmart, UPS

Kodiak Robotics launched an advisory council to bolster its efforts to commercialize autonomous trucks with the help of trucking industry leaders, the company announced March 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire, TCA

Penske Sues Sacramento Over Environmental Plan

Penske Truck Leasing Co. has sued the city of Sacramento, Calif., alleging the city's environmental plan will harm the company's large North Sacramento facility.

Theresa Cliff | The Sacramento Bee
April 4, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS to Become the Primary Air Cargo Provider for USPS

UPS will become the primary air cargo provider for the United States Postal Service after FedEx said it wasn’t able to reach an agreement on mutually beneficial terms to extend its contract.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
April 1, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, For-Hire

Work Continues on Establishing PC-12 Oil Category

PC-12 will replace the current API CK-4 and FA-4 engine oils, but there are still hurdles ahead of the finish line.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
March 29, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

UPS Sees Sales, Profit Growth Coming Out of ‘Difficult’ 2023

UPS Inc. expects sales and profit to grow over the next three years as the courier overcomes soft demand for package delivery coming out of the pandemic.

Kiel Porter | Bloomberg News
March 26, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Amazon Delivery Rival Pandion Secures Funding for Expansion

E-commerce logistics startup Pandion — which helps retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue compete with Amazon’s delivery — has secured $41.5 million in fresh funds to expand its operation.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
March 22, 2024
Business, For-Hire

FedEx Plans $5 Billion Buyback of Shares

FedEx Corp. plans to buy back $5 billion of its shares as cost-cutting efforts have helped boost the courier’s profits as fiscal third-quarter earnings beat expectations.

March 21, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

Aerolane Seeks to Use Freighter Planes to Pull Cargo Gliders

Aerolane is testing a business plan to pull cargo gliders with small freighter planes.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
March 19, 2024
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