2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Up Front
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Top Truckload Dedicated Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Swift Truckload 3,131,771
2 Schneider 2,380,000
est
3 Landstar System 1,894,221
4 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 1,836,766
5 Werner Enterprises 1,644,874
6 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,346,000
7 TFI International 1,263,357
8 Knight-Swift Transportation 952,098
9 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 895,538
10 Crete Carrier Corp. 775,000
est
11 XPO Logistics 770,000
12 Celadon Trucking Services 748,337
13 Heartland Express 736,345
14 Universal Truckload 696,134
15 CRST International 585,587
16 Mullen Group 559,477
17 Ruan 521,063
18 Western Express 520,079
19 Canada Cartage 466,463
20 Covenant Transportation Group 449,029
21 Cowan Systems 432,000
22 P.A.M. Transport 417,050
23 Mesilla Valley Transportation 397,716
24 Interstate Distributor Co. 392,109
25 USA Truck 356,528
26 Dart Transit Co. 349,456
27 NFI 332,700
28 Bison Transport 303,191
29 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 290,000
30 Paschall Truck Lines 259,301
31 Challenger Motor Freight 258,496
32 G&P Trucking 227,329
33 Martin Transportation Systems 220,000
34 Epes Carriers Inc. 215,979
35 Roehl Transport 211,154
36 Brown Trucking Co. 176,521
37 Anderson Trucking Service 155,898
38 Black Horse Carriers 143,000
39 CalArk 124,218
40 SLH Transport 114,581
41 Day & Ross Freight 112,324
42 Forward Air 110,950
43 Abilene Motor Express 95,000
est
44 Titan Transfer 84,002
45 TransX Group of Companies 79,593
46 System Freight 72,562
47 Bruce R. Smith Ltd. 44,604
48 Atlas World Group 28,501
49 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 15,490
About the Rankings...
Extras
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Top 100 News
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Top 100

Walmart Aims to Eliminate Emissions From Its Fleet by 2040

Walmart is committing to cutting emissions from its truck fleet by 2040.

Walmart Inc. on Sept. 21 outlined its goals to achieve zero-emission operations, which include fully converting its fleet to electric trucks.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2020
Business, Top 100

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires Canadian Firm Beaulac

Kenan Advantage Group tanker trailer on truck

Kenan Advantage Group has completed the acquisition of Les Distributions Carl Beaulac Inc., the company announced Sept. 18.

September 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Advances Technology Initiative With IoT Partnership

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises has teamed with fleet management service Platform Science to advance its technology initiative, the companies announced Sept. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 16, 2020
Government, Business, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Posts Strong Quarterly Earnings, Fueled by E-Commerce

A FedEx truck is unloaded in Dallas

A huge surge in e-commerce deliveries to homes and businesses because of the COVID-19 pandemic boosted FedEx Corp.’s fiscal first-quarter earnings when the delivery giant reported its financials Sept. 15.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 50, Top 100

Nikola Issues Fuller Denial of Short Seller Hindenburg’s Claims

Nikola One electric truck

Nikola Corp. made a fuller-throated denial of a report last week that claimed the electric-truck maker had deceived investors, accusing a short seller of mischaracterizations and distortions.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
September 14, 2020
Business, Top 100

2020 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2020 logo

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week for 2020 is upon us! Fleets and others in the industry are rolling out the red carpet Sept. 13-19 to show truck drivers appreciation for all they do. Here's a roundup of some of that recognition.

September 13, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Estes Partners With Clean Energy to Expand RNG Vehicle Fleet

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. station

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced Sept. 9 that Estes Express Lines is adding 50 of its renewable natural gas trucks.

September 11, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Appoints Erik Caldwell to Head Last-Mile Unit

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics appointed Erik Caldwell president of its last-mile business unit in North America.

September 11, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Rally to Aid Hurricane Laura Victims

Bengal Food Drive

Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc when it made landfall Aug. 27, but fleets have rallied to help the victims in the couple of weeks since.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2020
Business, Top 100

FedEx Prepares for Unprecedented Surge Ahead of Holidays

A FedEx Ground truck

FedEx Corp. is positioning itself for what it is predicting will be an unprecedented peak holiday shipping season, the company said Sept. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 9, 2020

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