2020 Top Flatbed/Heavy Specialized Carriers

2020 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Fleets have been overcoming unprecedented challenges to keep essential freight moving during the pandemic.
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COVID-19 has transformed 2020 into a tumultuous year for trucking, but the Top 100 list remains stable, at least for now.

Top Flatbed/Heavy Specialized Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Daseke Inc. 1,416,400
2 Landstar System 1,295,817
3 Anderson Trucking Service 767,777
4 PS Logistics 747,339
est
5 Bennett Motor Express/Ace Doran Hauling & Rigging/Bennett Heavy & Specialized 458,791
6 TMC Transportation 450,000
est
7 Mercer Transportation Co. 405,276
8 Maverick USA 389,182
9 Transport Investments 364,251
est
10 Melton Truck Lines 278,203
11 United Vision Logistics 261,000
est
12 PGT Holdings 258,893
13 CRST Malone 227,000
14 Prime Inc. 226,094
15 Acme Truck Line 205,000
16 System Transport 179,000
17 Combined Transport 137,017
est
18 Beemac Trucking 125,855
est
19 Roehl Transport 114,961
20 Evans Delivery Co. 101,000
21 Long Haul Trucking 90,000
22 Fraley & Schilling 89,000
23 PI & I Motor Express 81,000
24 Carrier One Inc. 75,000
est
25 Super Transporte Internacional 56,400
est
26 Express Anahuac 54,400
est
27 JLE Industries 52,848
28 Decker Truck Line 49,290
est
29 TransAmerica Express Logistics 40,000
est
30 National Carriers Inc. 32,200
31 Bison Transport 31,281
32 Hunt Transportation 30,000
est
33 Canada Cartage 26,790
34 C.R. England 26,300
35 Halvor Lines 23,700
36 NFI 19,000
37 WLX 18,900
est
38 Day & Ross 17,639
39 Koch Cos. Inc. 17,247
40 Bowers Trucking 15,000
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Top 100 News
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

Big Fleets to Work Together on Enhancing Driver Visibility in Cab

Truck driver checks windshield wiper

Anheuser-Busch InBev, PepsiCo Inc., Republic Services and nongovernmental organization Together for Safer Roads announced a design challenge to improve fleet safety and save lives, calling the project the Truck of the Future.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 23, 2020
Business, Top 100

Trucking Companies Increasing Pay Could Indicate Greater Trend

Stevens Transport driver wearing mask

Carriers are boosting compensation to address an ongoing driver shortage that some fear may worsen as a recent surge in COVID-19 cases threatens to put new strains on the supply chain.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 19, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel, Top 100

Diesel Jumps 5.8¢ a Gallon in Largest Increase of 2020

Trucks getting diesel at a station

The national average price of diesel spiked by 5.8 cents per gallon, more than twice the previous high for the year, according to the Energy Information Administration’s weekly data released Nov. 16.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 16, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

KAG Completes Acquisition of Fort Transfer Co.

Kenan Advantage Group

The Kenan Advantage Group Inc. announced it completed the acquisition of Fort Transfer Co. in Morton, Ill.

November 13, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Carriers Highlight Industry Issues Persisting After Volatile Year

J.B. Hunt HQ

Trucking companies detailed the market challenges that persist in the waning weeks of 2020 during a three-day conference on economic trends.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 10, 2020
Business, Top 100

Landstar VP, CFO Kevin Stout Transitions to Advisory Role

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. announced Chief Financial Officer Kevin Stout stepped down Nov. 2, but will remain at the company as special adviser to President Jim Gattoni.

November 9, 2020
Business, Top 100

Landstar VP, CFO Kevin Stout Transitions to Advisory Role

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. announced that Kevin Stout ended his role as vice president and chief financial officer Nov. 2 and will become special adviser to company President Jim Gattoni.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 6, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Posts Revenue Increase, Net Income Decrease in Q3

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics Inc. saw revenue tick up and net income dip in the third quarter, and the company said business activity has bounced back from earlier downturns.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
November 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

Ryder Looks to Advance Tech With Venture Capital Fund

Ryder truck

Ryder System Inc. is working to advance its technology and forge new partnerships with the launch of its corporate venture capital fund, the company detailed Nov. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 4, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

ArcBest Records Increase in Q3 Net Income, Revenue

ABF Freight truck

ArcBest Corp. posted gains in net income and revenue in the third quarter as its business rebounded from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
November 3, 2020

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