2022 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America

Up Front

For-hire motor carriers achieved significant revenue gains and higher profits last year, powered by surging freight demand.
The pandemic accelerated driver wages, shortened routes to match shopping patterns and increased automation across the supply chain.
Find out where the Top 100 For-Hire Carriers are based.

Rankings

Rank Company Revenue (000)
1 Knight-Swift Transportation 4,098,000
2 Landstar System 3,525,800
3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 3,374,200
4 TFI International 2,136,100
5 Schneider 1,900,000
6 Werner Enterprises 1,789,100
7 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,567,500
8 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,457,200
9 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,304,000
est
10 Penske Logistics 1,101,000
est
11 CRST The Transportation Solution 1,000,000
12 Ruan 733,669
est
13 NFI 689,100
14 Heartland Express 607,000
15 Western Express 573,900
16 C.R. England 555,300
17 Day & Ross Freight 521,000
18 Mesilla Valley Transportation 494,000
19 P.A.M. Transport 473,800
20 Universal Truckload 453,000
21 USA Truck 440,300
22 Averitt Express 423,700
23 Cardinal Logistics 422,000
24 Cowan Systems 386,400
25 Bison Transport 384,100
26 Marten Transport 329,400
27 Covenant Logistics Group 324,500
28 Western Flyer Express 320,000
29 Dart Transit Co. 312,000
est
30 Roehl Transport 299,900
31 New Legend Inc. 294,000
32 Artur Express 271,900
33 Hub Group Dedicated 264,600
34 Canada Cartage System 256,400
35 Paschall Truck Lines 250,000
36 Smith Transport 246,000
est
37 Anderson Trucking Service 235,300
38 Forward Air 223,000
39 Lily Transportation 220,000
est
40 Evans Delivery 180,000
41 Challenger Motor Freight 172,500
est
42 Paper Transport 169,400
43 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 168,000
44 Red Classic 152,400
45 Ascend 148,000
46 GP Transco 146,100
47 Wilson Logistics 136,000
est
48 System Freight 120,500
49 Transervice Logistics 110,800
50 Cargo Transporters 107,400
51 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 100,600
52 Titan Transfer 100,000
53 R&R Express 93,200
54 Nussbaum Transportation 92,000
est
55 Mercer Transportation Co. 85,700
56 Highlight Motor Group 85,300
est
57 Cheema Freightlines 83,500
58 Southeastern Freight Lines 80,400
59 Best Logistics Group 65,900
60 JRayl Transport 63,000
est
61 Barnes Transportation Services 55,000
62 TGR Logistics 50,000
63 Meiborg Inc. 48,000
64 Dupré Logistics 47,000
65 Alabama Motor Express 46,000

Extras

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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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