2020 Top Construction Carriers

2020 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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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On the Bubble

Golden State Foods(382 tractors), is food service company.
Learn more about Transport Topics’ Top 100 Private Carriers publication.
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, Technology, Equipment, Top 100

NextGen EkoStinger Fairing Boosts Fuel Savings in Test


Mesilla Valley Transportation Solutions announced that the NextGen EkoStinger, an aerodynamic fairing for Class 8 tractor-trailers, boosted fuel mileage.

March 2, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Top 100

Class 8 Truck Makers, Buyers Struggle to Get in Sync on Orders

Mack plant

No one asked for these challenges: not the truck buyers staring at a rising tide of freight demand, and not truck makers delivering as many new heavy-duty trucks as they can to customers, but still way too few.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 28, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Loses Compensation Bid in EU

UPS driver

UPS Inc. lost a court fight for about $2 billion in compensation over the European Commission’s 2013 botched veto of its takeover bid for TNT Express.

Stephanie Bodoni | Bloomberg News
February 23, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Hirschbach to Acquire John Christner Trucking

Hirshbach truck

Hirschbach Motor Lines on Feb. 16 announced that it will acquire Sapulpa, Okla.-based refrigerated carrier John Christner Trucking.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 17, 2022
Business, Top 100

Walmart Bucks Supply Chain Snarls With Upbeat Annual Outlook

Walmart Bucks Supply Chain Snarls With Upbeat Annual Outlook

Walmart Inc. surpassed Wall Street’s quarterly profit expectations and unveiled an upbeat sales outlook for the current fiscal year despite persistent cost pressures and flagging consumer sentiment.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
February 17, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

GXO Reports $2.3 Billion in Revenue for Q4

A GXO employee operates a robotic arm.

GXO Logistics saw revenue grow 19% to $2.3 billion during the fourth quarter of 2021, the company reported Feb. 15.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 15, 2022
Business, Technology, Top 100

Averitt Emphasizes People, Service on 50th Anniversary


Averitt Express marked a half century in business last year with celebrations at its facilities across the country, including its corporate headquarters in Cookeville, Tenn.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 11, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Universal Logistics Reports Record $467M Revenue for Q4

Universal Logistics Holdings truck

Universal Logistics Holdings reported its highest quarterly operating revenue ever Feb. 10 for the fourth quarter of 2021.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 10, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, Top 100

Suppliers Detail Supply Chain Challenges

Embark truck

Leaders of commercial vehicle suppliers weighed in, during recent earnings calls, on challenges to the supply chain and related concerns.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 10, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Acquisitions Fuel Mullen’s Record Q4 Revenue Growth

APPS Transport truck

Mullen Group Ltd. reported a doubling of profits and record revenue for the fourth quarter.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 10, 2022


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