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 Inc. 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 Companies 120,284
19 J&R Schugel Trucking 119,000
est
20 Day & Ross 118,837
21 National Carriers Inc. 108,500
22 Decker Truck Line 106,206
est
23 Covenant Transportation 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 Inc. 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 International 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
40 Sorenson Transport 12,474
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Top 100 News
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS, FedEx Gear Up to Ship COVID-19 Vaccine When Ready

Vaccine

UPS and FedEx are among the companies hard at work on strategies to ship a COVID-19 vaccine safely around the world once it is ready.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 6, 2020
Business, Top 100

Daseke Reports Q2 Revenue of $351.7 Million

Daseke

Daseke Inc. reported second-quarter net income climbed out of the red compared with the year-ago period, lifted by changes over the past year to operational and cost improvement plans.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 6, 2020
Business, Top 100

Trucking Companies Reaffirm Commitment to Diversity

drivers at truck yard

Trucking companies are taking steps to expand and reaffirm their commitment to a diversified workforce, and to promote trucking as an inclusive industry.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 5, 2020
Business, Fuel, Top 100

Wilks Brothers Swoop In With Competing Offer for Calfrac

A pumpjack operates above an oil well on the outskirts of Williston, North Dakota.

Wilks Brothers has made a competing proposal to recapitalize struggling energy company Calfrac Well Services Ltd. and criticized management’s deal as favoring insiders.

Paula Sambo | Bloomberg News
August 4, 2020
Government, Business, Top 100

YRC Posts Q2 Declines

YRC Freight truck

Losses at YRC Worldwide Inc. widened in the second quarter amid the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the company said federal loans it received under coronavirus relief efforts will help position it to emerge healthier from the downturn.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
August 4, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Patriot Transportation Posts Net Profit on Lower Revenue for Fiscal Q3

Florida Rock & Tank Lines truck

Patriot Transportation Holding posted an increase in net income on declining revenue for its fiscal third quarter, the company reported July 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 3, 2020
Business, Top 100

A. Duie Pyle Expands Integrated Distribution Center

A. Duie Pyle Westfield, MA

A. Duie Pyle Inc. has expanded its Westfield, Mass., integrated distribution center.

August 3, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Universal Posts Lower Profit, Declining Revenue in Q2

Universal Logistics Holdings truck

Universal Logistics Holdings reported July 30 that net income and revenue were down during the second quarter compared with last year.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Posts Decline in Net Income, Revenue for Q2

Forward Air truck

Forward Air Corp. saw net income and total revenue decrease during the second quarter from prior-year levels, the company reported July 30.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2020
Business, Top 100

Old Dominion Profit, Revenue Fall in Q2

ODFL

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.’s profit and revenue fell in the second quarter as freight demand dropped because of the COVID-19 pandemic recession.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
July 30, 2020

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