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 Yellow Corp. 4,871,200
50 FedEx Freight 7,237,000
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XPO Logistics Partners With Truckers Against Trafficking

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. announced Jan. 11 that it has formed a partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking in an effort to combat the crime.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Business, Top 100

Bison Transport Sold to Canada’s James Richardson & Sons

Bison

Bison Transport Inc., one of North America’s largest diversified fleets that has been in an expansion mode over the past few years, announced it was acquired by privately held James Richardson & Sons for an undisclosed amount, effective Jan. 1.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 5, 2021
Business, Top 100

Daseke CEO Chris Easter Retires

Don Daseke and Chris Easter

Daseke Inc. announced that Chris Easter has retired as CEO and as a member of the board of directors.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 5, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Manufacturers Rethink Supply Chains, Eye Reshoring After Events of 2020

Toshiba employee

A trade war with China and the disruptive effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have U.S. companies starting to question a decades-old strategy of shifting manufacturing operations to low-cost labor markets in China and other Asian nations.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
January 4, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Finishes Acquisition of Kuehne + Nagel’s European Logistics

XPO truck

XPO Logistics has completed its acquisition of the majority of Swiss firm Kuehne + Nagel’s European logistics, the company announced Jan. 4.

January 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Completes Acquisition of ShopRunner

FedEx van

FedEx Corp. announced Dec. 28 that it has completed its acquisition of ShopRunner, marking an expansion of the company’s e-commerce footprint.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 28, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Moderna Vaccine Distribution Begins Via FedEx, UPS

FedEx truck carrying Moderna vaccine

Initial shipments of the second COVID-19 vaccine authorized in the U.S. left a distribution center Dec. 20, a desperately needed boost as the nation works to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control.

December 20, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Adds Temperature-Controlled Services to Tech Platform

J.B. Hunt truck

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced the availability of temperature-controlled transportation services within its Shipper 360 by J.B. Hunt technology platform.

December 18, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Coca-Cola to Lay Off 2,200 Workers as it Pares Brands

Coca-Cola truck

The Coca-Cola Co. said Dec. 17 it’s laying off 2,200 workers, or 17% of its global workforce, as part of a larger restructuring aimed at paring down its business units and brands.

Dee-Ann Durbin | AP Auto Writer
December 18, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Reports Record FY Q2 Net Sales of $20.5 Billion

FedEx truck

The global surge in e-commerce brought on by the coronavirus pandemic combined with online holiday shopping sent net quarterly sales for FedEx Corp. above $20 billion for the first time in its history, and led to an increase in net income as well, the company reported Dec. 17.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 17, 2020

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