Top 100 For-Hire

2015 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. 58,232,000 3,032,000 435,000 106,000 -
2 2 FedEx Corp. 47,100,000 2,532,000 325,000 26,594 97,469
3 3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 6,165,441 374,792 20,158 12,995 27,731
4 4 Con-way Inc. 5,806,069 137,039 30,100 12,100 33,300
5 5 Yellow Corp. 5,068,800 -67,700 33,000 6,400 13,000
6 6 Swift Transportation 4,298,724 161,151 21,274 18,836 61,652
7 7 Schneider 3,900,000 - 17,450 12,300 32,350
8 8 Hub Group 3,571,126 51,558 2,568 2,977 448
9 9 TFI International 3,363,213 138,902 16,050 14,980 18,680
10 10 Landstar System 3,184,790 138,809 1,211 8,662 13,732
11 12 Old Dominion Freight Line 2,787,897 267,514 18,804 6,907 27,635
13 11 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,461,149 122,356 - 4,098 6,042
14 43 XPO Logistics 2,356,600 -63,600 10,000 6,200 -
15 16 Estes Express Lines 2,173,000 - 15,815 6,620 24,592
16 14 Werner Enterprises 2,139,289 98,650 10,664 7,105 22,305
17 21 Roadrunner Freight 1,872,816 51,974 4,142 4,170 5,135
18 18 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,730,000 - - 7,770 17,000
19 17 UniGroup 1,700,000 - 1,150 5,001 8,500
20 23 Kenan Advantage Group 1,567,453 - 7,265 6,455 9,448
21 22 Prime Inc. 1,563,413 207,436 4,450 6,187 10,637
22 19 Purolator 1,524,071 - 11,500 489 1,286
23 20 C.R. England 1,517,290 - 7,385 4,087 5,923
24 15 Sirva Inc. 1,464,400 - 2,700 2,609 4,263
25 24 CRST The Transportation Solution 1,351,571 - 5,129 4,394 7,290
26 25 Saia Inc. 1,272,321 51,991 8,900 3,780 11,530
27 28 Universal Logistics Holdings 1,191,521 45,370 4,218 4,408 6,291
28 27 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,171,968 - 8,299 3,599 11,496
29 32 Penske Logistics 1,137,000 - 13,000 2,054 4,918
30 26 NFI 1,105,000 - 8,000 2,264 7,500
31 31 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings 1,102,332 102,862 5,526 4,738 11,487
32 30 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,100,000 - 5,500 5,130 12,883
33 29 Averitt Express 1,078,000 - - 4,441 13,075
34 47 Forward Air 1,010,959 61,169 3,600 1,300 3,100
36 34 Quality Distribution 991,758 20,640 1,188 3,195 3,171
37 36 Atlas World Group 878,313 9,542 644 2,086 4,012
38 41 Anderson Trucking Service 873,432 - 1,389 2,519 6,127
39 33 Heartland Express 871,355 84,834 4,500 4,776 12,970
40 42 KLLM Transport Services 863,000 - - 3,800 5,500
41 38 Ruan 848,759 - 5,595 3,754 8,395
42 45 Celadon Group Inc. 806,400 35,579 4,582 4,031 11,180
43 37 Jack Cooper Holdings 790,000 - - 3,500 -
44 39 Day & Ross 771,988 - 1,602 1,552 3,103
45 40 Trimac Transportation 737,725 - 3,262 2,167 4,679
46 44 Covenant Logistics Group 718,980 17,808 4,400 2,665 6,722
47 47 Stevens Transport 673,160 91,310 2,835 2,775 3,782
49 60 Daseke Inc. 668,000 - 2,500 2,610 5,515
50 51 USA Truck 602,477 6,285 - 2,183 6,216
51 49 AAA Cooper Transportation 580,371 - 4,500 2,450 6,000
52 60 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 551,300 - 3,140 812 2,037
53 57 Mercer Transportation Co. 547,269 - 325 2,189 2,189
54 57 Western Express 540,104 - 3,107 2,404 5,700
55 74 United Road Services 532,000 - 1,700 1,772 -
56 51 Canada Cartage 516,976 - - 2,543 2,417
57 52 Mullen Group 516,878 - 2,092 1,374 3,529
58 54 Suddath 500,000 - 2,000 384 754
59 55 Bison Transport 398,990 - 2,321 1,502 3,857
60 70 Acme Truck Line 487,208 - 3,000 2,007 2,257
61 54 TransX Group of Companies 482,571 - 2,560 1,505 4,240
62 58 Shevell Group 461,000 - 3,559 1,920 4,600
63 76 Bennett International Group 436,024 - 772 1,408 1,418
64 65 Dayton Freight Lines 436,000 - 3,610 1,228 3,109
65 61 Dart Transit Co. 425,503 3,854 1,365 1,875 5,789
66 67 Cowan Systems 421,515 - 1,700 1,748 3,795
67 63 P.A.M. Transport 410,937 13,491 2,911 1,761 4,919
68 81 Evans Delivery 400,000 - 275 3,150 525
69 66 Roehl Transport 395,971 - 2,500 2,255 4,090
71 68 Mesilla Valley Transportation 372,000 - 1,700 1,300 4,800
72 79 California Cartage Co. 368,700 - - 1,200 -
73 79 Epes Carriers Inc. 341,494 24,001 1,359 1,121 5,500
74 83 Cassens Transport Co. 328,649 - 1,445 1,371 -
75 82 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 318,811 - 2,500 822 1,900
76 80 Maverick USA 316,018 21,044 1,813 1,376 1,983
77 73 Comcar Industries 315,972 - 2,409 1,937 4,226
78 77 Challenger Motor Freight 300,130 - 1,900 1,640 3,300
79 84 Koch Cos. 285,000 - 980 839 4,584
80 88 Dependable Supply Chain Services 282,000 - 1,777 496 1,130
81 88 John Christner Trucking 271,104 15,033 213 733 1,184
82 69 Graebel Moving and Workplace Solutions 270,000 - 2,000 420 800
83 91 Trans-System Inc. 262,627 - 965 924 1,463
84 94 Paschall Truck Lines 261,211 - - 1,150 3,000
85 89 Superior Bulk Logistics 260,200 7,600 1,416 1,189 2,099
87 91 Groendyke Transport 241,313 - 1,423 975 1,500
88 106 Black Horse Carriers 238,000 - 1,965 950 2,800
89 107 Transport Investments 237,068 - 115 755 1,101
90 102 Melton Truck Lines 236,000 - 1,378 1,107 1,837
90 104 IMC Cos. 236,000 - 1,522 1,037 88
92 109 Dicom Transportation Group 230,874 - 1,200 812 450
93 98 Brown Integrated Logistics 224,655 - 1,104 1,047 5,100
94 86 Consolidated Fastfrate 222,960 - 710 504 1,371
95 96 A&R Logistics 222,000 - 1,100 750 1,400
95 108 Martin Transportation Systems 222,000 - 1,551 930 1,800
97 93 Calyx Transportation Group 218,198 - - 500 750
98 105 Navajo Express Inc. 218,000 - 1,300 1,000 1,800
99 103 Central Freight Lines 214,000 - - 1,448 6,648
100 95 Wheaton World Wide Moving 210,527 6,945 180 717 1,075
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Business, Logistics, Top 100

Landstar Reports Record Earnings, Revenue for Q3

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. saw revenue and earnings reach records during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021
Business, Top 100

Covenant Reports $274.6 Million in Revenue for Q3 2021

Covenant

Covenant Logistics Group Inc. saw revenue increase to $274.6 million during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Strong Segment Growth Drives Knight-Swift Q3 Results

Knight and Swift trucks

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings reported third-quarter revenue and earnings improvements that were driven by strong segment growth.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Hub Group Acquires Choptank Transport

Hub Group logo

Intermodal and logistics company Hub Group announced it acquired Choptank Transport Inc., which was founded in 2000 and is a provider of non-asset refrigerated transportation solutions.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 19, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Amazon to Hire 150,000 Workers for Seasonal Jobs

Amazon

Amazon .com is ramping up its operations for the holiday shopping season, announcing Oct. 18 that it’s adding 150,000 seasonal jobs across the U.S.

Alexandria Burris | The Indy Star
October 18, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Opens New LTL Hub in Chicago Area

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. opened a new less-than-truckload service center in the Chicago area, the company announced Oct. 18.

October 18, 2021
Business, Top 100

AAA Cooper Expands in St. Louis

AAA Cooper

AAA Cooper Transportation, a subsidiary of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, announced it would expand its less-than-truckload capacity with the opening of a St. Louis service center this fall.

October 18, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Nikola, PGT Trucking Collaborate on FCEVs

Nikola-PGT

Nikola Corp. announced a collaboration with PGT Trucking Inc. that includes a letter of intent from the flatbed carrier to lease 100 Nikola Tre heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles following the satisfactory completion of a Nikola Tre FCEV demonstration program.

October 15, 2021
Business, Top 100

CFI Celebrates 70 Years in Business

CFI

CFI marked seven decades in business Oct. 1 and held a ceremony the week prior to commemorate the anniversary at its headquarters in Joplin, Mo.

October 15, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Crunch Time at Southern California Ports as Black Friday Nears

Gene Seroka

One day after announcing the Port of Los Angeles will begin operating 24/7, port officials said they were working feverishly to get ready for what promises to be a busy stretch.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 14, 2021

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