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 ascending
1 FedEx Freight 7,237,000
2 Yellow Corp. 4,871,200
3 XPO Logistics 4,815,000
4 Old Dominion Freight Line 4,109,111
5 UPS Freight 3,265,000
6 Estes Express Lines 3,260,000
7 ABF Freight 2,145,000
8 R+L Carriers 1,972,000
est
9 Saia Inc. 1,786,735
10 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,166,622
11 Averitt Express 873,419
12 Central Transport 856,000
est
13 Dayton Freight Lines 679,000
14 TFI International 627,322
15 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 616,000
16 AAA Cooper Transportation 593,000
17 Roadrunner Freight 430,806
18 Day & Ross Freight 426,500
19 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 385,600
20 Daylight Transport 262,000
21 Autotransportes de Carga Tresguerras 244,500
est
22 Transportes Castores de Baja California 233,500
est
23 Central Freight Lines 232,000
24 Oak Harbor Freight Lines 220,194
25 Forward Air Solutions 207,400
26 Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. 185,000
27 Transportes Julian de Obregon 183,400
est
28 Fastfrate 169,605
29 Standard Forwarding 119,000
est
30 Midwest Motor Express 105,300
31 Landstar System 98,324
32 Transportadora Hercel / Transportadores Unidos (Grupo Transportes) 95,700
est
33 Dependable Highway Express 85,000
est
34 Peninsula Truck Lines 76,467
35 Anderson Trucking Service 68,885
36 Transportes Comandos del Norte 66,700
est
37 Transportes de Carga FEMA 58,900
est
38 Canada Cartage 53,580
39 JP Express Service 51,862
40 Autotransportes de Carga El Duero / Fletes El Duero 46,700
est
41 Transportes del Valle 45,600
est
42 TransAmerica Express Logistics 40,000
43 Transportes Leon-Mexico 37,700
est
44 Atlas World Group 33,789
45 Fletes y Materiales Forsis 33,200
est
46 Diligent Delivery Systems 21,420
47 CalArk 19,455
48 TGR Logistics 19,000
est
49 Bison Transport 14,941
50 Highlight Motor Group 14,558
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XPO Reports Highest Quarterly Revenue Ever in Q1

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XPO Logistics Inc. hit a record for revenue during the first quarter of 2021, the company reported May 3.

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May 3, 2021
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TFI International Completes UPS Freight Acquisition

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TFI International has completed its previously announced acquisition of UPS Freight, the company said April 30.

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Leadership Changes Announced as UPS Freight Sale to TFI Inches Closer

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With the pending sale later this year of UPS Freight to TFI International, leadership changes are taking place in anticipation of the new ownership.

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Forward Air Reports $362.2 Million Revenue for Q1

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Forward Air Corp. saw revenue and earnings increase during the first quarter of 2021, the company reported April 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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Universal Logistics Reports Record Q1 Earnings

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Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. reported April 29 record highs for the first quarter of 2021.

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USA Truck Reports Best First-Quarter Earnings in Company History

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The Van Buren, Ark.-based motor carrier posted net income of $3.6 million, or 40 cents a diluted share, for the three months ending March 31. That compared with a net loss of $2.6 million, minus 30 cents, during the same time the previous year.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2021
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Werner Enterprises Reports Strong Q1 Results

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April 29, 2021
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Schneider Reports Q1 Net Income, Revenue Growth

Schneider

Schneider National saw revenue and earnings growth during the first quarter of 2021, the company reported April 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 29, 2021
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New Ware2Go Service Helps E-Commerce Merchants With Warehouse Placement

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The UPS-founded Ware2Go launched a free application to help e-commerce merchants with strategic fulfillment planning, the company announced April 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021
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Saia Posts Strong Q1 Income, Revenue Gains

Saia truck crosses bridge

Saia Inc. reported large gains in profit and revenue during the first quarter as it overcame weather challenges to take advantage of increasing freight demand.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
April 28, 2021

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