2020 Top Refrigerated (Truckload and LTL) 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.
See the locations of the headquarters for each of the Top 100 for-hire carriers in North America.
COVID-19 has transformed 2020 into a tumultuous year for trucking, but the Top 100 list remains stable, at least for now.

Top Refrigerated (Truckload & LTL) Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Prime Inc. 2,006,924
2 KLLM Transport Services 936,000
3 C.R. England 897,868
4 Swift Refrigerated 755,000
est
5 Stevens Transport 737,294
6 Hirschbach Motor Lines 440,862
7 Marten Transport 378,000
8 John Christner Trucking 338,873
9 TransAm Trucking 297,000
est
10 Black Horse Carriers 280,500
11 FFE Transportation Services 275,000
12 Shaffer Trucking 266,000
est
13 Navajo Express 243,000
est
14 Bay & Bay Transportation 150,752
15 Frialsa Logistica 143,200
est
16 NFI 126,000
17 Pride Transport 122,000
18 WEL Cos. 120,284
19 J&R Schugel Trucking 119,000
est
20 Day & Ross 118,837
21 National Carriers 108,500
22 Decker Truck Line 106,206
est
23 Covenant Logistics Group 98,272
est
24 Freymiller Inc. 98,000
est
25 Roadrunner Temperature Controlled 96,692
est
26 Schuster Co. 83,200
est
27 Raider Express 80,000
28 Wilson Logistics 75,000
29 Continental Express 71,500
30 Great Plains Transport 64,302
31 Roehl Refrigerated Transport 59,078
32 Canada Cartage 53,580
33 Denney Transport 46,401
est
34 CRST The Transportation Solution 38,000
35 Transportes Garza Leal 34,500
36 Cowan Systems 32,590
37 Halvor Lines 28,100
38 May Trucking 26,304
39 TWT Refrigerated 20,000
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