2016 Top Intermodal/Drayage Carriers

2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Top Intermodal/Drayage Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 J.B. Hunt Intermodal 3,664,670
2 Hub Group 2,197,268
3 XPO Logistics 1,500,000
4 Evans Delivery 457,000
5 California Cartage Co. 420,000
6 Swift Intermodal 390,572
7 IMC Cos. 273,000
8 RoadOne IntermodaLogistics 150,000
9 Universal Intermodal Services 147,381
10 Celadon Group Inc. 114,134
11 Landstar System 105,347
12 Forward Air 104,292
13 TransX Group of Companies 84,015
14 Marten Transport 76,958
15 Dart Intermodal 33,828
16 Bison Transport 17,449
About the Rankings...
North America’s for-hire carriers face an onslaught of regulations and potential disruption from technologies.

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U.S. Xpress Reports Revenue of $450M for Q1

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U.S. Xpress Enterprises saw revenue and earnings growth during the first quarter of 2021, the company reported April 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Renewable Natural Gas Gains Momentum as Trucking Fuel

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Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 26, 2021
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Hub Group Begins Electric Truck Fleet Pilot

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Hub Group will operate a Freightliner eCascadia in its electric truck fleet pilot as part of an objective to deploy commercial EVs in real-world applications, the company announced April 23.

April 23, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

24-Hour Repair Becomes the Standard

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Time is money in the trucking business, so the clock is always ticking when a commercial truck is in the shop for maintenance or repairs.

Steve Brawner | Special to Transport Topics
April 23, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Landstar Reports Record Earnings for Q1 2021


Landstar System Inc. reported record profits for the first quarter of 2021.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 22, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Old Dominion Freight Line Reports Strong Q1 Growth

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Old Dominion Freight Line saw revenue and net income rise for the first quarter of 2021, the company reported April 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 22, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Mullen Posts Increased Q1 Earnings on Declining Revenue

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Mullen Group nearly tripled its earnings but saw revenue decline in the first quarter as growth was hindered by Canada’s slow recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
April 22, 2021
Business, Top 100

C.R. England Announces Historic Driver Pay Increase

C.R. England truck on I-15 outside Las Vegas

C.R. England is implementing the largest overall percentage driver-pay increase in its history, the carrier announced April 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 22, 2021
Top 100

Knight-Swift Reports Profit, Revenue Rise in First Quarter

Knight-Swift trucks

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. saw year-over-year improvements for earnings and revenue during the first quarter, the truckload carrier reported April 21.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

TMC Study Group Offers Guidance to Help Fleets Maintain Clean Vehicles

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A Technology & Maintenance Council study group presented best practices to fleets and transportation companies for ramping up cleaning to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 20, 2021


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