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

Averitt Opens New Atlanta-Area Distribution Center

Averitt Express

Averitt Express opened a new distribution and fulfillment center in Atlanta, according to a company news release.

January 21, 2020
Business, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Net Income Growth of 5.4% for 2019

J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. on Jan. 17 reported gains in net income and operating revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019 and for the full year.

Connor D. Wolf | Transport Topics
January 18, 2020
Business, Top 100, TCA

J.B. Hunt Driver Wins School Supplies for Daughter’s Class

J.B. Hunt truck on highway

NEWARK, N.J. — Jihad Simmons, a driver for J.B. Hunt Transport, won $1,000 worth of school supplies for his daughter’s first-grade class through the company’s annual Adopt-a-Class contest.

Brianna Kudisch | NJ.com
January 15, 2020
Business, Top 100

Amazon Lifts Restriction on Sellers Using FedEx to Ship Packages

FedEx workers unload package

Amazon .com Inc. lifted restrictions established during the holiday shopping season that had prevented third-party merchants selling goods on the site from shipping packages with FedEx Corp.’s ground service.

January 14, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Drone Deliveries Begin a Slow Takeoff

Wing drone

Aerial drones are emerging as a way to help solve challenges associated with last-mile deliveries in a number of conditions and environments.

B. Cameron Gain | Special to Transport Topics
January 13, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 100

Walmart Recruits Robots in Online Grocery Battle With Amazon

Walmart's Alphabot

Walmart has unveiled the Alphabot, an automated, 20,000-square-foot warehouse that could make its grocery pickup service faster and more efficient.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
January 8, 2020
Government, Business, Top 100

Ruling That Awarded Walmart Drivers $54 Million Stands, Appeals Court Says

A Walmart store

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court’s judgment that Walmart pay a court-certified class of its California truck drivers more than $54 million in back pay for layovers, rest breaks and pre-trip and post-trip inspections.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 7, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

FedEx Begins Construction on Distribution Facility in Florida

FedEx trailers

Construction has begun on a 42,000-square-foot FedEx distribution center near the airport in Gainesville, Fla.

Emily Mavrakis | The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun
January 7, 2020
Business, Top 100

Borden Becomes Second Big US Milk Producer to File for Bankruptcy

milk

Borden Dairy Co. filed for bankruptcy, becoming the second major U.S. milk seller to do so in two months as competitive pressures, declining consumption and falling profits made its debt load unsustainable.

Jeremy Hill | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Acquires RDI Last Mile

J.B. Hunt truck on highway

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. acquired the assets of RDI Last Mile Co. on Dec. 31, marking the company’s latest purchase of a final-mile service.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 2, 2020

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