2020 Top Construction Carriers

2020 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Up Front
Fleets are changing practices for the long run while responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
See the headquarters locations for each of the Top 100 private carriers in North America.
The fleets on this year’s Top 100 list have shown resilience amid financial and logistical challenges.

Top Construction Carriers

Ranksort ascending Company Tractors
15 New Enterprise Stone 46
14 Ames Construction 50
13 Hellas Construction Inc. 52
12 Rieth-Riley Construction Co. 55
11 Hadco Construction 66
10 Morton Buildings 79
9 Terracon Consultants 106
8 Kilgore Contracting 112
7 Henkels & McCoy Inc. 118
6 Vulcan Materials 129
5 Werner Construction 147
4 Strata Corp. 175
3 R.J. Corman Railroad Services 216
2 Michels Corp. 301
1 Williams Bros. Construction 575
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Pepsi Bottling Ventures(355 tractors), is a company that manufactures, sells and distributes Pepsi-Cola beverages.
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Extras
Many private fleets are adjusting their freight networks as the pandemic accelerates online ordering.
The oilfield service firm has cut staffing to 11-year low amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Americans have turned to cooking at home and buying in bulk, with restaurants closing across the country causing a shift in food demand.
Top 100 News
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Schneider Acquires Midwest Logistics Systems

Schneider truck

Schneider National is growing its dedicated operations with the acquisition of truckload carrier Midwest Logistics Systems.

January 4, 2022
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Bison Transport Acquires Hartt Transportation Systems

Bison Transport truck

Bison Transport has acquired Hartt Transportation Systems Inc., a truckload carrier based in Bangor, Maine.

January 4, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

More Trucking Acquisitions Ahead for 2022

Acquisitions

The trucking industry experienced a surge in acquisitions during the past year, with more expected to occur in 2022.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 27, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Hosts Conference for Women in Leadership

XPO

XPO Logistics held its inaugural Women in Leadership Conference in Atlanta Nov. 17-19.

December 22, 2021
Business, Top 100

CFI Raises $39,000 for Eight Charities During Holiday Giving Campaign

CFI

CFI and its associates raised $39,000 to support local charities in communities where its employees live and work across the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the company announced Dec. 8.

December 22, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS to Buy $1.5 Billion of Boeing Freighters as Air Cargo Booms

UPS to Buy $1.5 Billion of Boeing Freighters as Air Cargo Booms

UPS Inc. agreed to buy 19 Boeing Co. freighter jets as soaring e-commerce and snarled shipping lines lead to a boom in air-cargo demand.

Richard Clough | Bloomberg News
December 21, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100, TCA

BrightDrop Delivers First Electric Vans to FedEx

BrightDrop FedEx van

BrightDrop, General Motors Co.’s new electric delivery and logistics business, has delivered the first five vans of an order of 500 to FedEx Corp., the company said Dec. 17.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
December 17, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Surges After Higher Rates Boost Profit, Ease Labor Worries

FedEx Surges After Higher Rates Boost Profit, Ease Labor Worries

FedEx Corp. rode increased prices to post profit above analysts’ estimates, bolstering the company’s outlook and easing investor concerns over higher labor U.S. costs. The shares rose in late trading.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
December 16, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

FedEx Invests $72 Million in Miami Airport Cargo Hub

FedEx Invests $72 Million in Miami Airport Cargo Hub

FedEx Corp. began operations Dec. 15 at its substantially bigger air cargo hub at Miami International Airport. The $72 million addition, two years under development and roughly the size of two football fields, doubles the hub’s size to 282,000 square feet.

Anna Jean Kaiser | Miami Herald
December 16, 2021
Business, Top 100

Cowan Systems Announces New CEO, President

A Cowan Systems truck yard

Joseph Cowan is stepping down as the longtime CEO of truckload carrier Cowan Systems LLC Dec. 31 and President Dennis Morgan will be promoted to CEO.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 14, 2021

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