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.
After you've absorbed the changes and trends in this year's Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, take our interactive quiz!

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 Inc. 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
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 Co. 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 Inc. 14,005
47 Bison Transport 13,368
48 Sorenson Transport Co. 13,365
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On the Bubble

Groendyke Transport ($245 million), is a petroleum and chemical tank/bulk carrier based in Enid, Okla.
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For some companies, leadership teams stretch back four generations.
The state's trucking association has joined forces with 13 community colleges.
Women are increasingly taking on larger roles in the management of trucking companies.
The company has pressed on since losing its CEO Jeremy Rayl in 2017.
Nevertheless, industry projections remain positive.
George Casiano's family shares the story of an industry veteran.
All of Brig Sorber’s family played a part in the creation story of Two Men and a Truck, which has grown from humble origins into one of the largest moving companies in North America.
Fleet owners find inspiration in family and faith.
Lead ATA participants set out to guide trucking's future.
Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Cowan Acquires Carlisle Carrier, Expanding Northeastern Footprint

Cowan fleet

Baltimore trucking company Cowan Systems has acquired Carlisle Carrier Corp. of Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
July 16, 2019
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Ryder Increases Dividend, Adds Maintenance Facility

Ryder

Ryder System Inc. increased its regular quarterly cash dividend by 2 cents to 56 cents per share.

July 12, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

YRC Appoints Jason Bergman Chief Customer Officer

YRC Freight truck and trailers

Jason Bergman has been appointed chief customer officer for YRC Worldwide.

July 10, 2019
Business, Top 100

Roadrunner CFO Terence Rogers to Step Down in August

Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Terence Rogers, Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc.’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, has resigned from the company effective at the end of August.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
June 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

PepsiCo to Switch From Plastic to Cans for Aquafina Water

pepsi

PepsiCo Inc., facing an industrywide backlash against plastic, will experiment with putting its Aquafina water in cans.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
June 27, 2019
Business, Top 100

FedEx Reports Mixed Earnings Results, Says 2020 Will Be Transitional Year

A FedEx Express truck on a highway in Kentucky

FedEx Corp. said its net income fell to negative territory in the fiscal fourth quarter, blunted by costs at its divisions as well as reorganization after a buyout.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 25, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Lobs New Attack on Trade Limits as China Threat Looms

FedEx

FedEx Corp. has fired a new weapon in the simmering U.S.-China trade war, suing the Trump administration to block enforcement of trade restrictions that had placed the company in Beijing’s crosshairs.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
June 25, 2019
Business, Top 100

Interactive Map: Where the 2019 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers Are in North America

Interactive TT 100 For-Hire Carrier map

Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.

Transport Topics
June 24, 2019
Business, Top 100

Top 100 For-Hire Quiz

To 100 For-Hire Quiz

After you've absorbed the changes and trends in this year's Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, take our interactive quiz! 

Transport Topics
June 24, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

How a Business-Savvy Mother and Her Sons Built Two Men and a Truck

Two Men and a Truck

All of Brig Sorber’s family played a part in the creation story of Two Men and a Truck, which has grown from humble origins into one of the largest moving companies in North America.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
June 24, 2019

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