2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Up Front
This year in particular has brought a changing of the guard at some of the largest companies.
See a breakdown of Top 100 For-Hire Carriers by region; get links to company pages.
After you've absorbed the changes and trends in this year's Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, take our interactive quiz!

Top Tank Truck/Bulk Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort descending
1 Bulk Service Transport 20,000
2 Carbon Express Inc. 20,350
3 K-Limited Carrier 24,041
4 Dixon Bros. 25,492
5 Sprint Transport 26,630
6 NFI 38,000
7 Mission Petroleum Carriers 41,155
8 Liquid Trucking Cos. 41,683
9 Sterling Transport Co. 48,600
10 Schilli Corp. 52,421
11 Tidewater Transit Co. 52,724
12 Service Transport Co. 56,000
13 Solar Transport 57,825
14 Herman R. Ewell Inc. 58,480
15 Transportes Auto Tanques Ochoa 60,000
16 CLI Transport 64,563
17 Prime Inc. 71,921
18 CCC Transportation/ CTL Transportation 71,925
19 Grammer Industries 73,158
20 Andrews Logistics 73,926
21 J&M Tank Lines Inc. 76,406
22 Cliff Viessman Inc. 92,128
23 Apex Logistics 92,543
24 Coastal Transport Co. 95,331
25 Tankstar USA 108,985
26 United Petroleum Transports 110,000
27 Florida Rock & Tank Lines 114,065
28 Martin Transport Inc. 125,333
29 Eagle Transport Corp. 141,127
30 Dupre Logistics 147,916
31 Ruan 164,553
32 Groendyke Transport 245,295
33 Superior Bulk Logistics 277,000
34 A&R Logistics 285,000
35 Heniff Transportation Systems 293,000
36 Foodliner/Quest Liner 317,062
37 Trimac Transportation Services 528,672
38 Quality Distribution Inc. 822,000
39 Kenan Advantage Group 1,404,649
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On the Bubble

Navajo Express ($255 million), is a refrigerated and dry van truckload carrier based in Denver.
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For some companies, leadership teams stretch back four generations.
The state's trucking association has joined forces with 13 community colleges.
Women are increasingly taking on larger roles in the management of trucking companies.
The company has pressed on since losing its CEO Jeremy Rayl in 2017.
Nevertheless, industry projections remain positive.
George Casiano's family shares the story of an industry veteran.
All of Brig Sorber’s family played a part in the creation story of Two Men and a Truck, which has grown from humble origins into one of the largest moving companies in North America.
Fleet owners find inspiration in family and faith.
Lead ATA participants set out to guide trucking's future.
Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Averitt Opens New Atlanta-Area Distribution Center

Averitt Express

Averitt Express opened a new distribution and fulfillment center in Atlanta, according to a company news release.

January 21, 2020
Business, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Net Income Growth of 5.4% for 2019

J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. on Jan. 17 reported gains in net income and operating revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019 and for the full year.

Connor D. Wolf | Transport Topics
January 18, 2020
Business, Top 100, TCA

J.B. Hunt Driver Wins School Supplies for Daughter’s Class

J.B. Hunt truck on highway

NEWARK, N.J. — Jihad Simmons, a driver for J.B. Hunt Transport, won $1,000 worth of school supplies for his daughter’s first-grade class through the company’s annual Adopt-a-Class contest.

Brianna Kudisch | NJ.com
January 15, 2020
Business, Top 100

Amazon Lifts Restriction on Sellers Using FedEx to Ship Packages

FedEx workers unload package

Amazon .com Inc. lifted restrictions established during the holiday shopping season that had prevented third-party merchants selling goods on the site from shipping packages with FedEx Corp.’s ground service.

January 14, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Drone Deliveries Begin a Slow Takeoff

Wing drone

Aerial drones are emerging as a way to help solve challenges associated with last-mile deliveries in a number of conditions and environments.

B. Cameron Gain | Special to Transport Topics
January 13, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 100

Walmart Recruits Robots in Online Grocery Battle With Amazon

Walmart's Alphabot

Walmart has unveiled the Alphabot, an automated, 20,000-square-foot warehouse that could make its grocery pickup service faster and more efficient.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
January 8, 2020
Government, Business, Top 100

Ruling That Awarded Walmart Drivers $54 Million Stands, Appeals Court Says

A Walmart store

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court’s judgment that Walmart pay a court-certified class of its California truck drivers more than $54 million in back pay for layovers, rest breaks and pre-trip and post-trip inspections.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 7, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

FedEx Begins Construction on Distribution Facility in Florida

FedEx trailers

Construction has begun on a 42,000-square-foot FedEx distribution center near the airport in Gainesville, Fla.

Emily Mavrakis | The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun
January 7, 2020
Business, Top 100

Borden Becomes Second Big US Milk Producer to File for Bankruptcy

milk

Borden Dairy Co. filed for bankruptcy, becoming the second major U.S. milk seller to do so in two months as competitive pressures, declining consumption and falling profits made its debt load unsustainable.

Jeremy Hill | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Acquires RDI Last Mile

J.B. Hunt truck on highway

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. acquired the assets of RDI Last Mile Co. on Dec. 31, marking the company’s latest purchase of a final-mile service.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 2, 2020

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