2021 Top Tank Truck/Bulk Carriers

2021 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Top Tank Truck/Bulk Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Kenan Advantage Group 1,572,138
2 Quality Distribution 1,090,684
est
3 Trimac Transportation Services 600,000
4 Heniff Transportation Systems 562,000
est
5 Foodliner/Quest Liner 416,796
6 Groendyke Transport 273,125
est
7 A&R Logistics 192,365
8 Eagle Transport Corp. 143,700
est
9 Martin Transport Inc. 120,523
est
10 Slay Transportation Co. 109,204
est
11 Tankstar USA 108,985
est
12 Florida Rock & Tank Lines 108,716
est
13 United Petroleum Transports 102,729
est
14 Dupré Logistics 98,044
15 Coastal Transport Co. 95,331
est
16 Cliff Viessman Inc. 92,128
est
17 Apex Logistics 81,935
est
18 Prime Inc. 75,098
19 CLI Transport 72,421
est
20 Andrews Logistics 69,463
21 J&M Tank Lines 64,241
est
22 Service Transport Co. 63,191
est
23 Herman R. Ewell Inc. 61,983
est
24 Tidewater Transit Co. 52,724
est
25 Schilli Corp. 52,421
est
26 Sterling Transport Co. 48,600
est
27 Solar Transport 45,200
28 Atlantic Bulk Carrier 43,546
est
29 Liquid Trucking Cos. 42,024
est
30 Mission Petroleum Carriers 41,155
est
31 NFI 35,000
32 Dixon Bros. 28,301
est
33 Cardinal Logistics 27,100
34 Canada Cartage 25,125
35 Wynne Transport Services 24,418
36 PGT Trucking 22,523
37 K-Limited Carrier 22,500
est
38 Carbon Express 18,645
est
39 Bulk Service Transport 16,000
40 Day & Ross 10,952
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Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Daseke Reports $424.6M Revenue for Q3

Daseke BTC

Daseke Inc. saw revenue and earnings increase during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2021
Logistics, Top 100

United Road Introduces Guaranteed Pay Benefit for Drivers

United Road car hauler

United Road is expanding its guaranteed pay benefit to all of its drivers, the vehicle transport logistics company announced Oct. 20.

October 22, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Landstar Reports Record Earnings, Revenue for Q3

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. saw revenue and earnings reach records during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021
Business, Top 100

Covenant Reports $274.6 Million in Revenue for Q3 2021

Covenant

Covenant Logistics Group Inc. saw revenue increase to $274.6 million during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Strong Segment Growth Drives Knight-Swift Q3 Results

Knight and Swift trucks

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings reported third-quarter revenue and earnings improvements that were driven by strong segment growth.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Hub Group Acquires Choptank Transport

Hub Group logo

Intermodal and logistics company Hub Group announced it acquired Choptank Transport Inc., which was founded in 2000 and is a provider of non-asset refrigerated transportation solutions.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 19, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Amazon to Hire 150,000 Workers for Seasonal Jobs

Amazon

Amazon .com is ramping up its operations for the holiday shopping season, announcing Oct. 18 that it’s adding 150,000 seasonal jobs across the U.S.

Alexandria Burris | The Indy Star
October 18, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Opens New LTL Hub in Chicago Area

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. opened a new less-than-truckload service center in the Chicago area, the company announced Oct. 18.

October 18, 2021
Business, Top 100

AAA Cooper Expands in St. Louis

AAA Cooper

AAA Cooper Transportation, a subsidiary of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, announced it would expand its less-than-truckload capacity with the opening of a St. Louis service center this fall.

October 18, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Nikola, PGT Trucking Collaborate on FCEVs

Nikola-PGT

Nikola Corp. announced a collaboration with PGT Trucking Inc. that includes a letter of intent from the flatbed carrier to lease 100 Nikola Tre heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles following the satisfactory completion of a Nikola Tre FCEV demonstration program.

October 15, 2021

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