2019 Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Up Front
This year in particular has brought a changing of the guard at some of the largest companies.
See a breakdown of Top 100 For-Hire Carriers by region; get links to company pages.
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Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 FedEx Freight 7,489,000
2 YRC Worldwide 5,092,000
3 Old Dominion Freight Line 4,043,695
4 XPO Logistics 3,800,000
5 UPS Freight 3,218,000
6 Estes Express Lines 3,160,000
7 ABF Freight 2,175,585
8 R+L Carriers 1,692,000
9 Saia Inc. 1,653,849
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,148,092
11 Averitt Express 890,849
12 Central Transport 825,000
13 TFI International 816,081
14 Dayton Freight Lines 659,000
15 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 616,000
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16 AAA Cooper Transportation 606,000
17 Roadrunner Freight 452,281
18 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 350,800
19 Day & Ross Freight 312,395
20 Daylight Transport 265,000
21 Central Freight Lines 248,000
22 Autotransportes de Carga Tresguerras 244,500
23 Transportes Castores de Baja California 233,500
24 Oak Harbor Freight Lines 220,194
25 Forward Air Solutions 194,100
26 Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. 189,000
27 Transportes Julian de Obregon 183,400
28 Fastfrate 151,400
29 Standard Forwarding 119,000
30 Midwest Motor Express 118,000
31 Landstar System 102,531
32 Transportadora Hercel / Transportadores Unidos (Grupo Transportes) 95,700
33 Dependable Highway Express 86,000
34 Peninsula Truck Lines 72,379
35 Anderson Trucking Service 69,857
36 Transportes Comandos del Norte 66,700
37 Transportes de Carga FEMA 58,900
38 Autotransportes de Carga El Duero / Fletes El Duero 46,700
39 Transportes del Valle 45,600
40 TransAmerica Express Logistics 40,000
41 Transportes Leon-Mexico 37,700
42 Fletes y Materiales Forsis 33,200
43 Highlight Motor Group 26,286
44 Atlas World Group 21,700
45 TGR Logistics 19,000
46 CalArk 14,005
47 Bison Transport 13,368
48 Sorenson Transport 13,365
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On the Bubble

Central Freight Lines ($248 million), is a regional and interregional less-than-truckload carrier based in Waco, Texas.
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Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 100

U.S. Xpress CEO Details Economic Forecast for 2021

U.S. Xpress Enterprises truck

U.S. Xpress Enterprises CEO Eric Fuller on Jan. 20 detailed the findings of an economic report his company did on the trucking industry.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 21, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 100

Werner Invests in TuSimple to Spur Autonomous Trucking

Werner, TuSimple trucks

Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises announced it invested in TuSimple, an autonomous trucking technology company founded in 2015, and described it as an important milestone in the journey to become an environmental leader.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 20, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Current Stock Prices for Trucking, Logistics Companies

Stock market illustration

Same-day data for publicly traded trucking and transportation stocks in the truckload, less-than-truckload, package, logistics and leasing categories.

January 20, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Top 100

More Fleets Are Utilizing Remote Diagnostics

UPS remote diagnostics

A growing number of motor carriers are taking advantage of remote diagnostics to streamline vehicle maintenance and reduce downtime, but fleets must know how to filter through the data to use this information effectively.

Steve Brawner | Special to Transport Topics
January 19, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Incoming CEO of XPO Spinoff Company Outlines Plans

XPO Logistics fulfillment facility

Malcolm Wilson shared his hopes and plans Jan. 15 for when he becomes the first CEO of a new company splitting from XPO Logistics Inc.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 19, 2021
Business, Top 100

Ryder Donates to United Way, Partners With Girl Scouts

Ryder System Inc. donated more than $800,000 to the United Way in annual workplace campaign contributions for 2020. The Miami-based company also partnered with Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida to create a new supply chain patch program.

January 15, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Adds New Fee for Big Shippers, Fueled by E-Commerce

Drivers for an independent contractor to FedEx unload a ground truck in Chicago. (Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News)

FedEx Corp. plans to add a new surcharge for its largest customers, citing higher pandemic-related costs and indicating that robust demand continues to give couriers considerable power to dictate prices.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 15, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon Keeps Buying Jets to Move Closer to 30-Minute Delivery Dream

An Amazon Prime Air cargo jet sits parked at the DHL Worldwide Express hub of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Amazon .com Inc. can’t meet its one- and two-day shipping pledge to customers without an ever-expanding fleet of pricey jets.

Matt Day and Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 15, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Recent Acquisitions Bode Well for Trucking in 2021

Bison, Black Horse

Several recent acquisitions are signaling a robust 2021 for trucking.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2021
Business, Safety, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Partners With Truckers Against Trafficking

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. announced Jan. 11 that it has formed a partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking in an effort to combat the crime.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021

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