2019 Top Dedicated Contract Carriers

2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Dedicated Contract Carriers

Rank Company Total Power Unitssort ascending
1 J.B. Hunt Dedicated Contract Services 10,115
2 Knight-Swift Transportation 6,188
3 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 6,000
4 Werner Logistics 4,500
5 NFI Transportation 4,000
6 Schneider 3,917
7 Ruan 3,704
8 Penske Logistics 3,494
9 Cardinal Logistics 3,155
10 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 2,700
11 DHL Supply Chain (North America) 2,400
12 C.R. England 2,200
13 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 2,104
14 Covenant Logistics Group 1,584
15 Hub Group 1,386
16 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 1,382
17 Averitt Express 1,348
18 Marten Transport 1,111
19 Day and Ross Transportation Group 1,016
20 Commercial Warehousing 1,000
21 Universal Logistics Holdings 925
22 Cowan Logistics 766
23 AIM Integrated Logistics 703
24 Celadon Group 700
25 Paper Transport 670
26 Ceva Logistics (North America) 604
27 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 600
28 Performance Team 550
29 CRST Dedicated 500
30 G&D Integrated 468
31 Transervice Logistics 435
32 Bay & Bay Transportation 425
33 Lily Dedicated Logistics Systems 415
34 XPO Logistics 400
35 Sunteck TTS 380
36 Crowley Logistics 335
37 Dupré Logistics 330
38 Legacy Supply Chain Services 325
39 Warehouse Services Inc. 314
40 USAT Logistics 311
41 Buchanan Hauling & Rigging 310
42 Redwood Logistics 286
43 ITS Logistics Dedicated 250
44 LeSaint Logistics 250
45 Dart Advantage Logistics 238
46 East Coast Warehouse & Distribution 230
47 A. Duie Pyle 222
48 Midwest Express Group 221
49 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 220
50 ODW Logistics 215
51 PAM Transportation 200
52 Kenco Logistics Services 187
53 Ascent Global Logistics 171
54 Kane Is Able Inc. 165
55 Evans Distribution Systems 155
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On the Bubble

Averitt Express($225 million), Cookeville, Tenn., provides air and ocean freight forwarding, custom brokerage, dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage, intermodal and drayage, inventory management and packaging, order fulfillment, returned goods management, supply chain consulting, transportation management and warehousing and distribution.
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C.H. Robinson truck

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