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 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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Paschall Truck Lines ($268 million), is a dry van truckload carrier based in Murray, Ky.
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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, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Shipments Swell in Amazon Era

UPS and FedEx trucks

A $20 billion investment spree detailed by UPS CEO David Abney last year, a plan that initially rattled Wall Street, is bearing fruit. Profit margins are improving even as 112-year-old Big Brown copes with swelling volume from voracious online shoppers, who are typically less lucrative to serve...

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 19, 2019
Business, Top 100

FedEx Announces 2020 Rate Increases

FedEx will raise rates in January of 2020

FedEx Corp. said on Sept. 16 that its customers will see shipping rate increases and surcharges effective Jan. 6, 2020.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 16, 2019
Business, Top 100

PGT Trucking Makes Changes to Leadership Roles

PGT truck on highway

PGT Trucking Inc. announced changes to executive leadership in a Sept. 12 news release.

September 13, 2019
Government, Business, Top 100

UPS to Pay $8.4 Million to Settle Claim of Overcharging Government

UPS logo on truck

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department says United Parcel Service Inc. must pay $8.4 million to settle allegations that the company was overcharging the federal government for package deliveries.

September 13, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

A. Duie Pyle Gets Temporary Location During Construction

A. Duie Pyle truck

Demand for services has prompted A. Duie Pyle to lease space while its permanent center is being built nearby.

Shawn Hardy | The Record Herald, (Waynesboro, Pa.)
September 13, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

NACFE Names Drivers for Regional Run on Less Showcase

NACFE Executive Director Mike Roeth

Ten regional-haul drivers, whose experience ranges from one year to 42 years, will participate in the Regional Run on Less fuel efficiency roadshow from Oct. 7 through Oct. 25, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced Sept. 10.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2019
Business, Top 100

On-Time, In-Full

Walmart Trailer

To provide more aggressive delivery options, retailers have been placing increasingly stringent delivery windows on suppliers and their trucking companies.

Gregory Van Tighem | Special to Transport Topics
September 3, 2019
Business, Top 100

Shippers Turn to Transportation to Reduce Emissions

Smithfield Bacon Truck

In an increasingly environmentally conscious world, many companies are adopting more sustainable transportation methods to reduce their carbon footprint.

Savannah Kelley | Special to Transport Topics
August 26, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

Ocean Spray Partners With Uber Freight to Help Streamline Its Supply Chain

Ocean Spray Partners with Uber Freight

Ocean Spray, best known for its fruit juices, snacks and cranberry sauce to accompany Thanksgiving turkeys, has taken a new approach to transporting those products to market.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
August 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

Turning Grease Into Gold

Valley Proteins truck

In six decades, Valley Proteins has gone from a fleet of a single truck to a fleet of nearly 500 tractors and more than 100 straight trucks.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
August 26, 2019

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