2021 Top Flatbed/Heavy Specialized Carriers

2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Top Flatbed/Heavy Specialized Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Landstar System 1,202,295
2 Daseke Inc. 1,199,300
3 Anderson Trucking Service 796,978
4 PS Logistics 677,000
5 Bennett Motor Express/Ace Doran Hauling & Rigging/Bennett Heavy & Specialized/American Eagle 489,373
6 TMC Transportation 450,000
est
7 Maverick USA 389,182
est
8 Mercer Transportation Co. 305,576
9 Melton Truck Lines 292,125
10 United Vision Logistics 261,000
est
11 PGT Trucking 231,204
12 Prime Inc. 200,998
13 System Transport 185,000
14 Western Express 180,375
15 CRST The Transportation Solution 158,673
16 Beemac Trucking 155,616
17 Acme Truck Line 145,000
18 R&R Express 144,780
19 Evans Delivery Co. 132,000
20 Cardinal Logistics 116,800
21 Roehl Transport 114,961
est
22 Montgomery Transport 100,469
23 Fraley & Schilling 89,000
est
24 PI & I Motor Express 81,000
est
25 Long Haul Trucking 80,407
26 JLE Industries 52,848
est
27 AFC Transport 35,000
28 Challenger Motor Freight 34,500
29 Koch Cos. 28,008
30 C.R. England 26,300
est
31 Canada Cartage 25,125
32 Day & Ross 24,543
33 Bison Transport 24,471
34 Halvor Lines 23,700
est
35 Bowers Trucking 20,000
36 NFI 19,000
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Heartland Express Reports Earnings Gains on Revenue Loss

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Amazon Heads to the Mall With Prototype Clothing Store

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Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
January 20, 2022
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J.B. Hunt Reports Higher Profit, Revenue for Q4 2021

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services on Jan. 18 announced higher earnings and revenue for the fourth quarter of 2021.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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XPO Announces Expansion of LTL Network

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Schneider Plans to End Canadian Operations

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Two Key Executives to Depart Walmart

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January 14, 2022
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J.B. Hunt, Waymo Form Long-Term Alliance on Autonomous Trucking

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Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
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Albertsons Struggles With Rising Labor, Logistics Costs

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Albertsons Cos. is wrestling with higher labor and logistics costs as it seeks to cash in on surging sales.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
January 11, 2022

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