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.
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Top Tank Truck/Bulk Carriers

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

Paschall Truck Lines ($268 million), is a dry van truckload carrier based in Murray, Ky.
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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, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Top 100

Canadian Carrier Mullen Sees Q3 Earnings Decline as Oil Shipments Fall

Mullen truck

Canadian carrier Mullen Group Ltd. posted a 6.4% decline in net income in the third quarter, to C$20.5 million or 20 cents per share, according to a company news release Oct. 24.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

UPS to Upgrade Health Care-Dedicated Warehouse Network

UPS CNG truck

UPS Inc. will add major upgrades to its health care-dedicated warehouse and distribution network, according to an Oct. 28 news release.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx E-Commerce Revamp Jolts Delivery Army by Piling on Costs

FedEx truck

FedEx Corp.’s drive to reap the rewards of e-commerce is stirring anxiety among some of the company’s most important partners: the thousands of small businesses that handle its ground deliveries.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 28, 2019
Top 100

Old Dominion Misses Wall Street Expectations With Q3 Earnings

Old Dominion

Old Dominion Freight Line cited slowing economic growth for third-quarter financial results that declined on a year-over-year basis and missed Wall Street expectations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 27, 2019
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Partners With Susan G. Komen

XPO, Susan G. Komen partner

XPO Logistics Inc. said it will partner with Susan G. Komen, a nonprofit breast cancer organization, in a campaign to raise awareness about the disease.

October 25, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100, TCA

XPO Logistics Launches Partnership With MIT

Aerial view of MIT

GREENWICH, Conn. — XPO Logistics Inc. announced Oct. 24 that it was teaming up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to advance innovation in its industry.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
October 24, 2019
Business, Top 100, TCA

UPS Predicts Record Holiday Season

UPS Worldport

UPS Inc. says it has been preparing for what it expects to be a record-breaking holiday shipping season by building additional automated facilities and adding jets to its fleet to handle more packages as online shopping continues to grow.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 23, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Covenant Transportation Posts $3.2 Million Net Loss in Q3

Covenant truck

Covenant Transportation Group Inc. reported a net loss of $3.2 million in the third quarter of 2019, compared with net income of $11.6 million in the same quarter of 2018.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

Layoffs Hit Stevens Tanker, Amazon Contractors

Stevens Transport

Closures and layoffs continue to vex the trucking industry in 2019, but three recent downsizings were attributed by the companies involved more to the vicissitudes of the energy, retail and final-mile industries than to a slowdown in the overall freight market.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100, TCA

UPS, AmerisourceBergen Plan Drone Drug and Device Delivery

UPS drone

UPS Inc. and AmerisourceBergen, the Chesterbrook, Pa.-based drug distributor, are working together to use UPS’ new Flight Forward “drone airline” to ship drugs and supplies to hospitals through small, unmanned aircraft across the U.S.

Joseph N. DiStefano | The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 22, 2019

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