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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Fleets have been overcoming unprecedented challenges to keep essential freight moving during the pandemic.
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COVID-19 has transformed 2020 into a tumultuous year for trucking, but the Top 100 list remains stable, at least for now.

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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Diligent Delivery Systems ($238 million), is a full service carrier based in Houston.
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Top 100 News
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Trucks Carry First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Hospitals Across the US

UPS truck leaves Pfizer

As the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine begin to ship, trucking experts on the ground level of the distribution effort said the logistical elements are in place for a successful rollout of an estimated 50 million doses of the vaccine between now and the end of January.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 15, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS, FedEx Trucks Begin Vaccine Shipments

A UPS truck loaded with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The first shipments of a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States headed Dec. 13 from Michigan to distribution centers across the country, with the first shots expected to be given in the coming week to health care workers and at nursing homes.

December 13, 2020
Government, Business, Top 100

YRC Loan Profitable for Treasury, Mnuchin Says

 Mnuchin arrives for a Congressional Oversight Committee hearing Dec. 10.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told a congressional oversight committee that the federal government has made money on a $700 million loan it extended to YRC Worldwide under a coronavirus relief package for businesses that were deemed essential in fighting the pandemic.

Laura Davison | Bloomberg News
December 10, 2020
Business, Technology, Top 100

Transportation Management Technologies Reach Inflection Point

Geotab screen

A series of trends and technological advancements is driving change with transportation management systems at an unprecedented pace, according to carriers and TMS providers.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 10, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Mullen Group Adapts 2021 Business Plan to COVID Expectations

Mullen Group truck

Mullen Group is pursuing a business plan for next year that covers several key goals and budgets based on the coronavirus remaining an issue, the company detailed Dec. 9.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 10, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx, UPS Tell Senators of Vaccine Distribution Readiness

FedEx and UPS airplanes

Two of the country’s largest freight firms reassured federal lawmakers of their preparedness in helping to deliver COVID-19 vaccines as early as this month.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
December 8, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Says It Can Handle Vaccine Rollout, Holiday Parcel Rush

UPS trailers

UPS Inc. said it has the capacity to handle the rollout of coronavirus vaccines and an unprecedented holiday package rush this month after investments in automation, tracking technology and dry-ice production.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
December 8, 2020
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Announces Fleet Upgrade Leasing Program

Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing launched a program that lets carriers sell their old trucks so they can lease a new one, the company announced Dec. 7.

December 7, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

JBS Sends Thousands of Meat Workers Home During COVID Surge

JBS worker

A surge in COVID-19 cases is starting to impact American meat-processing operations in another potential threat to food supply chains that were upended in the early stages of the pandemic.

December 4, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Carriers Face Compounded Demand This Holiday Season

UPS holiday delivery

The trucking industry, working since March to replenish inventories depleted by the coronavirus, now has to grapple with holiday season demand.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 3, 2020

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