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 descending
1 Sorenson Transport 13,365
2 Bison Transport 13,368
3 CalArk 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 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
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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 4,043,695
47 YRC Worldwide 5,092,000
48 FedEx Freight 7,489,000
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Top 100 News
Business, Top 100

NFI Icon Bernard Brown Dies at 96

Bernard Brown

Bernard Brown, the visionary behind National Freight Inc., one of the oldest trucking companies in the U.S., died Jan. 21 at his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 27, 2021
Business, Top 100

Knight-Swift Reports Rise in Profit, Revenue for Q4

Knight-Swift

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. reported a surge in net income and higher total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2020, the company reported Jan. 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 27, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Breaking News, Top 100

Navistar, GM Cooperate on Fuel Cell System for Class 8 in 2024

International Series RH truck

Navistar Inc. announced it intends to produce a zero-emission longhaul truck using fuel cell systems supplied by General Motors and will have an International RH Series FCEV model commercially available in 2024.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 27, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Latest to Invest in TuSimple

U.S. XPress truck/TuSimple logo

U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced it made a “significant” investment in autonomous trucking company TuSimple and that CEO Eric Fuller was named to TuSimple’s executive advisory board.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 26, 2021
Business, Top 100

Covenant Reports Mixed Results for Q4 2020

Covenant

Covenant Logistics Group Inc. posted a net loss of $25.7 million, or minus $1.50 a diluted share, for the three months ending Dec. 31, the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based truckload carrier announced Jan. 25.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 26, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Strong Q4, Full-Year Earnings

J.B. Hunt final-mile delivery

J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported higher earnings and revenue for the fourth quarter of 2020, but said income dipped even as revenue rose for the full year.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 25, 2021
Business, Logistics, Breaking News, Top 100

TFI Buys UPS Freight for $800 Million

UPS Freight

TFI International Inc. is acquiring UPS Freight in an $800 million deal announced Jan. 25.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 25, 2021
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

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