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, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Landstar System Reports Net Income, Revenue Increase for Q3

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. saw net income reach $61.9 million during the third quarter of 2020, the company reported Oct. 21.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2020
Business, Top 100

Knight-Swift Posts Q3 Increases in Earnings, Revenue

Knight-Swift

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. saw net income and revenue increase during the third quarter of 2020, the company reported Oct. 21.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Year-Over-Year Rise in Q3 Earnings, Revenue

J.B. Hunt trucks

J.B. Hunt Transport Services posted increased earnings and revenue in the third quarter year-over-year, the carrier announced Oct. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Marten Reports 8.8% Climb in Earnings; Revenue Ticks Up

Marten Transport truck

Marten Transport saw net income increase 8.8% during the third quarter of 2020, the carrier reported Oct. 15.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ware2Go Launches FulfillmentVu Technology Platform

Warehouse worker

Ware2Go launched a new technology platform Oct. 8 that combines warehouse management systems to help merchants meet customer expectations across all sales channels.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Truck Leasing Expands in Vermont

Penske maintenance

Penske Truck Leasing announced it opened a new facility in Essex Junction, Vt., to offer full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance services.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Sysco Tests Freightliner eCascadia in California

Sysco trucks

Sysco Corp. announced it is testing in California an all-electric Freightliner eCascadia from Daimler Trucks North America.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Executives See Bright Future for Savvy Fleets

CQ Roll Call panel

Three trucking executives said they remain enthusiastic about the future of their businesses after technology helped them weather the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the video from the TT/CQ Roll Call Symposium.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Executives Discuss Long-Term Effects of Pandemic on Supply Chain

Panel

Executives from C.R. England and XPO Logistics said their customers are looking for stable, nimble and innovative partners to help them navigate an economic environment that remains uncertain several months into the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video from the TT/CQ Roll Call Symposium.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Marks App Milestone

XPO Connect

XPO Logistics Inc. announced that demand for its XPO Connect digital freight marketplace has reached two global milestones — more than 200,000 downloads of the Drive XPO mobile app and over 65,000 carriers registered on the platform.

October 5, 2020

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