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 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 Artur Express 172,000
est
40 Evans Delivery 172,000
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

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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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