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

Nuverra Environmental Solutions(374 tractors), is an oilfield logistics and equipment 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, Top 50, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Reports Mixed Q4

U.S. Xpress

U.S. Xpress Enterprises saw a revenue gain but drop in income for the fourth quarter of 2021, the company reported Feb. 9.

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

PepsiCo Gains After Forecast Beats Estimates on Robust Demand

PepsiCo Gains After Forecast Beats Estimates on Robust Demand

PepsiCo Inc. gave a full-year sales outlook that was ahead of estimates as the company looks to pass the burden of higher costs onto consumers.

February 10, 2022
Government, Business, Equipment, Top 100

Yellow CEO Darren Hawkins: Q4 Earnings Show Carrier on Right Track


Yellow Corp. CEO Darren Hawkins told Transport Topics that the less-than-truckload carrier’s recent financial performance demonstrates its moves to rebuild its fleet, secure new business while maintaining existing customers and implement new technologies are setting the stage for long-term growth...

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 10, 2022
Business, Top 100

Forward Air Reports Record Revenue, Earnings for Q4

Forward Air truck

Forward Air Corp. on Feb. 9 reported all-time quarterly records for revenue, net income and diluted shares for the fourth quarter of 2021.

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

UPS Freight Acquisition Fuels TFI’s Q4 Growth


TFI International reported gains in fourth-quarter and annual net income and revenue, helped by its acquisition of the UPS Freight operation.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 9, 2022
Business, Top 100

Hub Group Reports Record Q4 Revenue

Hub Group truck

Hub Group Inc. reported record fourth-quarter revenue and net income as the company benefited from high pricing caused by constraints across the supply chain.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 9, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel, Top 100

Price of Diesel Soars 10.5¢ a Gallon to $3.951

Diesel fuel pump

The national average price for diesel continued its rampage in the new year, surging 10.5 cents to $3.951 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released Feb. 7.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 7, 2022
Business, Top 100

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires K-Limited Carrier

Kenan Advantage Group fuel tank truck

Kenan Advantage Group, a North Canton, Ohio-based tank truck transporter, announced Feb. 7 that it has completed its acquisition of K-Limited Carrier.

February 7, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Top 100

Mandates, E-Commerce and Congestion Complicate Truck Parking Issues

Parked trucks at roadside

Truck parking, which affects everything from driver satisfaction to cargo security, is a top concern for the trucking industry.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
February 7, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

Yellow Reports Mixed Q4, 2021 Results


Less-than-truckload carrier Yellow Corp. reported mixed year-over-year fourth-quarter and full year earnings.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 3, 2022


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