2020 Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

2020 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort descending
1 Highlight Motor Group 14,558
2 Bison Transport 14,941
3 TGR Logistics 19,000
est
4 CalArk 19,455
5 Diligent Delivery Systems 21,420
6 Fletes y Materiales Forsis 33,200
est
7 Atlas World Group 33,789
8 Transportes Leon-Mexico 37,700
est
9 TransAmerica Express Logistics 40,000
10 Transportes del Valle 45,600
est
11 Autotransportes de Carga El Duero / Fletes El Duero 46,700
est
12 JP Express Service 51,862
13 Canada Cartage 53,580
14 Transportes de Carga FEMA 58,900
est
15 Transportes Comandos del Norte 66,700
est
16 Anderson Trucking Service 68,885
17 Peninsula Truck Lines 76,467
18 Dependable Highway Express 85,000
est
19 Transportadora Hercel / Transportadores Unidos (Grupo Transportes) 95,700
est
20 Landstar System 98,324
21 Midwest Motor Express 105,300
22 Standard Forwarding 119,000
est
23 Fastfrate 169,605
24 Transportes Julian de Obregon 183,400
est
25 Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. 185,000
26 Forward Air Solutions 207,400
27 Oak Harbor Freight Lines 220,194
28 Central Freight Lines 232,000
29 Transportes Castores de Baja California 233,500
est
30 Autotransportes de Carga Tresguerras 244,500
est
31 Daylight Transport 262,000
32 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 385,600
33 Day & Ross Freight 426,500
34 Roadrunner Freight 430,806
35 AAA Cooper Transportation 593,000
36 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 616,000
37 TFI International 627,322
38 Dayton Freight Lines 679,000
39 Central Transport 856,000
est
40 Averitt Express 873,419
41 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,166,622
42 Saia Inc. 1,786,735
43 R+L Carriers 1,972,000
est
44 ABF Freight 2,145,000
45 Estes Express Lines 3,260,000
46 UPS Freight 3,265,000
47 Old Dominion Freight Line 4,109,111
48 XPO Logistics 4,815,000
49 YRC Worldwide 4,871,200
50 FedEx Freight 7,237,000
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Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TFI International Posts Profit Rebound in Q3

TST Overland Express truck

Profit at TFI International Inc. rebounded in the third quarter from pandemic lows as the carrier experienced operating income improvements.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 27, 2020
Business, Top 100

Heroes Among Heroes: Three Truckers Honored for Selflessness During Pandemic

Reggie Barrows, Charlton Paul Jr. and Rich Miller

Three members of the trucking industry who demonstrated courage and selflessness during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic were honored by Transport Topics during American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 27, 2020
Business, Top 100

Old Dominion Profit, Revenue Up in Third Quarter

ODFL

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.’s profit and revenue rose in the third quarter as freight demand picked up as the economy started to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic recession.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 27, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon, FedEx, UPS Boost US Warehouse Jobs Amid Online Boom

The warehousing and storage industry is one of the few sectors where employment is actually higher.

Warehouse operators across the U.S. are rushing to hire workers amid a boom in online sales, a bright spot for a labor market that faces mounting challenges.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
October 27, 2020
Business, Top 100

Covenant Logistics Reports Mixed Results for Q3

Covenant

Covenant Logistics Group reported increased earnings on lower income during the third quarter, the carrier reported Oct. 26.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 27, 2020
Business, Top 100

Roehl Works With Former Drivers Through Relaunch Program

Roehl Transport truck

Roehl Transport unveiled a program Oct. 21 to add hundreds of jobs for former truck drivers who want to relaunch their careers.

October 23, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Announces Strong Profit for Q3

U.S. Xpress

U.S. Xpress Enterprises posted increased earnings on a modest revenue gain during the third quarter, the fleet announced Oct. 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2020
Government, Business, Top 100

Mullen Reports Profit Gain on Lower Revenue in Q3

Mullen Group truck

Mullen Group posted a gain in profit during the third quarter, helped by COVID-19-related economic subsidies, an improving economy and strong e-commerce business.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 22, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Landstar System Reports Net Income, Revenue Increase for Q3

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. saw net income reach $61.9 million during the third quarter of 2020, the company reported Oct. 21.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2020
Business, Top 100

Knight-Swift Posts Q3 Increases in Earnings, Revenue

Knight-Swift

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. saw net income and revenue increase during the third quarter of 2020, the company reported Oct. 21.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2020

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