2018 Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 FedEx Freight 6,904,000
2 YRC Worldwide 4,891,000
3 XPO Logistics 3,600,000
4 Old Dominion Freight Line 3,358,112
5 UPS Freight 2,998,000
6 Estes Express Lines 2,740,000
7 ABF Freight 1,993,314
8 R+L Carriers 1,580,000
9 Saia Inc. 1,378,510
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,040,423
11 Averitt Express 768,957
12 Central Transport 754,000
13 TFI International 748,175
14 Dayton Freight Lines 558,200
15 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 555,907
16 AAA Cooper Transportation 548,000
17 Roadrunner Freight 464,000
18 New England Motor Freight 400,500
19 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 309,600
20 Day & Ross Freight 278,374
21 Central Freight Lines 266,000
22 Autotransportes de Carga Tresguerras 231,500
23 Daylight Transport 229,000
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24 Transportes Castores de Baja California 221,100
25 Oak Harbor Freight Lines 204,947
26 Transportes Julian de Obregon 173,700
27 Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. 166,000
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28 Forward Air Solutions 163,932
29 Fastfrate 123,764
30 Standard Forwarding 110,000
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31 Midwest Motor Express 105,100
32 TransX Group of Companies 91,419
33 Transportadora Hercel / Transportadores Unidos (Grupo Transportes) 90,600
34 Landstar System 89,041
35 Dependable Highway Express 73,600
36 Anderson Trucking Service 67,189
37 Peninsula Truck Lines 66,476
38 Transportes Comandos del Norte 63,200
39 Transportes de Carga FEMA 55,800
40 Autotransportes de Carga El Duero / Fletes El Duero 44,200
41 Servicio de Transportacion Jaguar 44,000
42 Transportes del Valle 43,200
43 Transportes Leon-Mexico 35,700
44 Fletes y Materiales Forsis 31,400
45 Spee-Dee Delivery Service 14,600
46 CalArk 13,007
47 Bison Transport 12,028
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Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Year-Over-Year Rise in Q3 Earnings, Revenue

J.B. Hunt trucks

J.B. Hunt Transport Services posted increased earnings and revenue in the third quarter year-over-year, the carrier announced Oct. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Marten Reports 8.8% Climb in Earnings; Revenue Ticks Up

Marten Transport truck

Marten Transport saw net income increase 8.8% during the third quarter of 2020, the carrier reported Oct. 15.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ware2Go Launches FulfillmentVu Technology Platform

Warehouse worker

Ware2Go launched a new technology platform Oct. 8 that combines warehouse management systems to help merchants meet customer expectations across all sales channels.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Truck Leasing Expands in Vermont

Penske maintenance

Penske Truck Leasing announced it opened a new facility in Essex Junction, Vt., to offer full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance services.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Sysco Tests Freightliner eCascadia in California

Sysco trucks

Sysco Corp. announced it is testing in California an all-electric Freightliner eCascadia from Daimler Trucks North America.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Executives See Bright Future for Savvy Fleets

CQ Roll Call panel

Three trucking executives said they remain enthusiastic about the future of their businesses after technology helped them weather the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the video from the TT/CQ Roll Call Symposium.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Executives Discuss Long-Term Effects of Pandemic on Supply Chain

Panel

Executives from C.R. England and XPO Logistics said their customers are looking for stable, nimble and innovative partners to help them navigate an economic environment that remains uncertain several months into the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video from the TT/CQ Roll Call Symposium.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Marks App Milestone

XPO Connect

XPO Logistics Inc. announced that demand for its XPO Connect digital freight marketplace has reached two global milestones — more than 200,000 downloads of the Drive XPO mobile app and over 65,000 carriers registered on the platform.

October 5, 2020
Business, Top 100

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires Canadian-Based Paul’s Hauling

Kenan Advantage Group truck

Kenan Advantage Group has completed its acquisition of Paul’s Hauling Ltd.

October 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Trucking Approaches Holiday Shipping Season ‘Unlike Any Seen Before’

packages at door with wreath

An exceptionally busy holiday shipping season appears to be on the horizon, and with it comes concerns about capacity.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 1, 2020

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