2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Top Refrigerated (Truckload & LTL) Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Prime Inc. 1,623,776
2 C.R. England 1,405,411
3 KLLM Transport Services 959,000
4 Stevens Transport 694,980
5 Swift Refrigerated 539,307
6 Marten Transport 380,210
7 TransAm Trucking Inc. 280,000
8 Hirschbach Motor Lines 278,494
9 Navajo Express 238,000
10 Shaffer Trucking 220,000
11 John Christner Trucking 214,017
12 May Trucking 203,337
13 Black Horse Carriers 185,000
14 Covenant Transportation Group 162,150
15 Roadrunner Temperature Controlled 156,000
16 NFI 153,300
17 Frialsa Logistica 135,600
18 CanXpress 120,507
19 J&R Schugel Trucking 119,000
20 Decker Truck Line 106,206
21 WEL Companies 106,042
22 National Carriers Inc. 102,000
23 Bay & Bay Transportation 101,000
24 Freymiller Inc. 84,000
25 MCT Transportation 76,337
26 Day & Ross 75,561
27 Roehl Refrigerated Transport 49,311
28 Cowan Systems 39,119
29 Maverick USA 35,207
30 Transportes Garza Leal 32,700
31 CRST International 30,000
32 TWT Refrigerated 30,000
33 Challenger Motor Freight 14,008
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Top 100 News
Business, Equipment, Top 100

March Used Truck Prices Continue 2020 Slide

Manheim auction

Class 8 used truck sales in March slipped 12%, and the average price dropped about $7,000 compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 29, 2020
Business, Top 100

Daseke Selects New Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


Daseke Inc. has appointed trucking industry veteran Jason Bates to the post of executive vice president and chief financial officer.

April 27, 2020
Business, Top 100

USA Truck Appoints New Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

USA Truck

USA Truck appointed Zachary King as its newest senior vice president and chief financial officer, the company announced April 22.

April 27, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Schneider Partners With Overhaul to Improve Freight Visibility and Security

Schneider National is aiming to improve freight visibility options and security by partnering with Overhaul, the company announced April 21.

April 27, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Current Stock Prices for Trucking, Logistics Companies

Stock market illustration

Same-day data for publicly traded trucking and transportation stocks in the truckload, less-than-truckload, package, logistics and leasing categories.

April 26, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Meat Supply Threats Grow With First Brazil Shutdown

Pork chops are displayed for sale during the grand opening of a Whole Foods store in Burbank, Calif., in June 2018.

It’s no longer just the U.S. that’s facing a meat scare. Top exporter Brazil is seeing its first plant shutdown, meaning the coronavirus is now snarling supplies from arguably the world’s most critical producer.

April 24, 2020
Business, Top 100

Mullen Group Records 59.5% Decline in Q1 Profit

Mullen Group

Mullen Group Ltd. posted weaker first-quarter profits on steady revenue, but the Canadian motor carrier warned that business began to erode significantly in April.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
April 23, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Landstar Reports $927.6 Million Revenue for Q1

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. reported lower first-quarter net income of $40.9 million, or diluted earnings per share of $1.04, compared with $63.3 million, or $1.58, in the same period a year ago.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 23, 2020
Business, Top 100

Old Dominion Q1 Profit, Revenue Keep Pace

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.’s first-quarter profit and revenue held steady as the motor carrier didn’t start to see business erode from the coronavirus pandemic until the start of April.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
April 23, 2020
Business, Top 100

Heartland Express Reports Q1 Net Income of $13.2 Million

Heartland Express truck

Heartland Express Inc. reported a 23.6% drop in first-quarter net income to $13.2 million, or 16 cents per share, from $17.3 million, or 21 cents, in the same period a year ago.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 23, 2020


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