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

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Less-than-truckload carrier YRC Worldwide Inc. received a $700 million federal loan in exchange for a nearly 30% share of the company.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Posts Loss in Q4, Shows Improvement From Year Ago

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FedEx said its fourth-quarter net income was a loss of $334 million, or negative $1.28 a share, compared with a loss of $1.97 billion, or negative $7.56 a share, in the 2019 period.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 1, 2020
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TuSimple Partners With Major Fleets to Launch Autonomous Freight Network

Map shows planned rollout of TuSimple's Autonomous Freight Network

Self-driving truck developer TuSimple has partnered with four major transportation companies to launch a logistics network for its highly automated trucks, marking a new phase in its push to bring its technology to market in the coming years.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 1, 2020
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Unveiling the 2020 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers

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The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed 2020 into a challenging and unprecedented year for the trucking industry, but at least for now, Transport Topics' annual ranking of the largest for-hire carriers in North America remains fairly stable.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 22, 2020
Business, Safety, Top 100

Sanitation, Social Distancing Become New Normal in Trucking

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Fleets have established heightened cleaning procedures and have implemented social distancing measures at loading docks to help protect drivers from COVID-19 as they deliver essential goods.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
June 22, 2020
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Truck Orders Slow to Crawl Amid Pandemic

Engine assembly

Market uncertainty due to the effects of COVID-19 has depressed demand for new trucking equipment, with new Class 8 truck orders sinking to a 25-year low.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
June 22, 2020
Business, Top 100

One Small Fleet’s Role in the COVID-19 Response

Boyle Transportation

Boyle Transportation, which has been hauling medical supplies and equipment during the pandemic, is among the many small trucking companies that have played a direct role in the nation's response to COVID-19.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
June 22, 2020
Business, Top 100

Pandemic Exacts Heavy Financial Toll on Trucking Companies

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COVID-19 has delivered a powerful shock to the economy and freight transportation, creating significant financial challenges for many trucking companies.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
June 22, 2020
Business, Safety, Top 100

Pandemic Puts Added Strain on Drivers

Driver

During the COVID-19 pandemic, professional drivers have found themselves more isolated that usual as companies limited in-person interaction to prevent the virus from spreading.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
June 22, 2020
Business, Top 100

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Might Reshape Trucking’s Future

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The world changed nearly overnight due to the coronavirus pandemic and governments’ responses to it. Industry experts share their views on how this public health crisis may change freight transportation in the years ahead.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
June 22, 2020

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