2014 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Revenue (000) Net Income (000) Employees Tractors Trailers
1 1 UPS Inc. 55,438,000 4,372,000 395,000 - -
2 2 FedEx Corp. 45,100,000 2,046,000 300,000 25,028 92,982
3 4 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 5,585,000 342,000 18,467 11,235 26,340
4 3 Con-way Inc. 5,473,356 99,153 29,500 11,867 32,800
5 5 YRC Worldwide 4,865,400 -83,600 32,000 14,500 46,500
6 7 Swift Transportation 4,118,195 155,422 16,900 17,961 57,310
7 6 Schneider 3,600,000 - 16,900 11,700 31,000
8 69 Hub Group 3,373,898 69,110 1,982 2,624 448
9 8 TFI International 3,019,367 98,754 14,210 11,930 11,200
10 9 Landstar System 2,644,780 146,009 1,217 8,174 12,912
11 10 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,383,063 - 14,312 4,098 6,042
12 11 Old Dominion Freight Line 2,337,648 206,113 14,073 6,296 25,052
14 13 Werner Enterprises 2,029,183 86,785 11,656 7,050 23,705
15 14 Sirva Inc. 1,994,200 9,700 2,700 1,832 6,516
16 15 Estes Express Lines 1,948,525 - 14,909 6,277 24,102
17 18 UniGroup Inc. 1,700,000 - 1,050 6,301 10,000
18 16 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,600,000 - 9,700 7,996 17,000
19 17 Purolator 1,575,391 - 12,000 493 1,292
20 19 C.R. England 1,495,597 - 7,352 4,498 6,400
21 24 Roadrunner Transportation Systems 1,361,410 48,996 3,325 3,723 3,429
22 21 Prime Inc. 1,300,998 163,439 4,400 5,347 9,436
23 23 Kenan Advantage Group 1,286,631 - 7,530 6,301 9,774
24 20 CRST International 1,269,899 - 4,975 4,490 7,552
25 22 Saia Inc. 1,139,094 43,627 8,400 3,426 10,848
26 25 NFI 1,090,000 33,975 7,631 2,304 7,391
27 27 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,065,187 - 8,030 3,318 11,042
28 26 Universal Logistics Holdings 1,033,492 50,572 4,339 4,137 6,198
29 29 Averitt Express 1,020,000 - - 4,121 12,139
30 28 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,008,164 - 5,524 5,300 13,614
31 31 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings 969,237 69,282 4,600 3,991 9,181
32 30 Penske Logistics 968,000 - 10,000 1,598 2,816
33 47 Heartland Express 961,525 90,821 5,220 4,878 14,372
34 35 Quality Distribution 929,810 -42,038 1,145 1,721 5,255
36 37 Atlas World Group 844,827 7,747 700 2,140 3,922
37 53 Jack Cooper Holdings 825,000 - 4,500 4,000 -
38 38 Ruan 807,507 - 5,088 3,651 6,683
39 36 Day & Ross 796,476 - 1,734 1,612 2,627
40 39 Trimac Transportation 761,000 - 3,345 1,970 4,801
41 32 Anderson Trucking Service 750,204 - 1,300 2,205 5,300
42 74 KLLM Transport Services 743,682 - - 3,250 4,600
43 - XPO Logistics 702,300 - 2,259 - -
44 41 Covenant Transportation Group 684,549 5,244 4,202 2,688 6,861
45 44 Celadon Group Inc. 680,963 23,314 1,331 3,790 8,385
47 45 Forward Air 652,481 54,497 3,537 1,517 3,017
48 43 Stevens Transport 642,138 86,285 2,835 2,710 3,615
49 46 AAA Cooper Transportation 580,371 - 4,500 2,450 6,000
50 51 Contrans Group 555,715 28,577 - 1,400 2,600
51 52 USA Truck 555,005 -9,110 2,750 2,248 6,054
52 48 Canada Cartage 541,800 - 3,800 2,246 2,589
53 49 Mullen Group 537,858 - 2,170 1,325 3,329
54 50 TransX Group of Companies 533,061 - 2,630 1,540 4,280
55 60 Suddath 500,000 7,000 2,000 330 692
56 63 Bison Transport 365,911 - 1,738 1,402 4,000
57 54 Mercer Transportation Co. 483,161 - 315 2,183 -
58 59 Western Express 463,453 - 2,962 2,419 5,650
59 57 Shevell Group 450,105 - 3,515 2,140 4,475
60 - Daseke Inc. 447,000 - 1,990 2,055 3,800
61 64 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 429,800 - 2,851 1,070 3,134
62 55 Dart Transit Company 426,320 - 411 1,886 6,799
63 62 Groupe Robert 410,719 - 3,300 1,370 3,000
64 65 P.A.M. Transport 402,813 5,915 3,034 1,837 5,170
65 - United Vision Logistics 400,325 19,512 291 1,505 1,668
66 73 Dayton Freight Lines 386,000 - 3,361 1,167 2,750
67 68 Roehl Transport 384,007 - 2,290 2,058 5,148
68 80 Cowan Systems 377,428 - 1,878 1,748 3,795
69 67 Mesilla Valley Transportation 376,000 - 1,700 1,200 4,500
70 75 Graebel Moving and Workplace Solutions 363,100 158 2,271 618 963
71 71 Acme Truck Line 356,157 - 3,200 2,007 2,257
72 72 Transport America 347,465 - 1,945 1,515 4,450
73 70 Comcar Industries 346,403 - 2,679 1,986 4,401
75 78 United Road Services 333,464 - 2,100 1,740 1,325
76 83 OnTrac Inc. 332,331 - 1,697 - 445
77 88 Bennett International Group 327,857 - 727 1,179 1,422
78 76 Challenger Group 325,502 - 1,800 1,440 2,900
79 82 Epes Carriers Inc. 320,000 17,700 1,446 1,115 -
80 81 California Cartage Co. 318,000 - - 1,000 -
81 84 Maverick USA 315,014 18,674 1,777 1,405 1,971
82 87 Evans Delivery 310,000 - 200 2,250 525
83 85 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 293,000 - 2,235 731 1,702
84 86 Cassens Transport Co. 289,794 - 1,430 1,203 1,303
85 91 Koch Cos. 274,705 - 955 824 4,279
86 90 Consolidated Fastfrate 274,633 - - - -
87 92 Towne Air Freight 265,000 - - 1,060 1,600
88 - Dependable Supply Chain Services 257,000 - 1,850 374 1,231
89 89 John Christner Trucking 256,426 9,417 211 878 1,188
90 96 Superior Bulk Logistics 250,700 8,900 1,414 1,176 2,037
91 - Trans-System Inc. 246,002 - 898 876 1,100
92 97 Groendyke Transport 239,000 - 1,368 955 1,800
93 - Arnold Transportation 237,000 - 1,429 1,399 4,265
94 - Calyx Transportation Group 223,323 - 373 488 750
95 98 Paschall Truck Lines 222,685 - 1,450 1,130 2,600
96 93 Wheaton World Wide Moving 221,000 6,413 183 740 1,143
97 95 A&R Logistics 220,000 30,000 1,000 725 50
98 99 Brown Integrated Logistics 218,779 - 1,107 1,002 4,800
99 - Bridge Terminal Transport 218,244 - 262 - -
100 - Falcon Transport 217,510 - - - -
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Top 100 News
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Mike Ducker to Step Down as FedEx Freight CEO on Aug. 15

Mike Ducker

Mike Ducker will retire Aug. 15 as president and CEO of FedEx Freight after leading the group for four years, FedEx Corp. announced April 16. His successor will be named later.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Schneider, 8VC Partner to Boost Digital Supply Chain

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Venture capital firm 8VC and diversified truckload carrier Schneider announced a partnership to leverage technology on trucks to create a pathway to a fully digital supply chain.

April 11, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Investors, Fleets Back Video-Based Telematics

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A pair of recent events helped underscore the key role video is playing in fleet operations: Lytx, a video telematics provider, received a $700 million capital infusion from private equity firms; and Penske Logistics launched a video-based safety program in 2,800 of its heavy-duty trucks in its...

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 10, 2018
Business, Top 100

FedEx Plane Becomes Learning Tool for College Students in Dayton

An airplane given to the Beavercreek City Schools by FedEx Express now will be used by Sinclair College students after the Greene County district found it would cost nearly $4 million to move and rehabilitate the plane.

Will Garbe and Caroline Reinwald | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
April 6, 2018
Business, Top 100

TFI Buys Normandin Transit

TFI International purchased Normandin Transit, a provider of less-than-truckload and truckload freight services in the United States and Canada.

April 6, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Ryder Acquires Last-Mile Delivery Carrier MXD Group

Ryder System Inc. is acquiring all of the outstanding equity of MXD Group, an e-commerce fulfillment provider, with its North American network of facilities, including last-mile capabilities.

April 3, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

The Future of Freight: What's Your Vision?

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How will technology and innovation change the way freight is transported? Tell us what you think the future will be like and we could feature your ideas in an upcoming edition of Transport Topics.

April 2, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

UPS Pilots Complain About Shortage of Airplanes

UPS Inc. already was in trouble with Wall Street over a long-term investment plan to cope with soaring e-commerce. Now the company is clashing with its pilots union because of a short-term fix for the same challenge.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 100, Top 50

UPS Begins Regular Cargo Flights Out of San Bernardino Airport

UPS Inc. has started operating five cargo flights a week out of San Bernardino International Airport, officials announced March 26.

Brian Whitehead | San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sun
March 28, 2018
Business, Top 100

Old Dominion Cuts the Ribbon on 8th Illinois Location

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. officially cut the ribbon on its eighth service center in Illinois on Sept. 21, occupied with 117 employees and 103 doors at the cross dock.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2017

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