2016 Top Truckload/Dedicated Carriers

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

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

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FedEx Sets Plan for Carbon-Neutral Operations by 2040

FedEx

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Joe Howard | Executive Editor
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Class 8 Orders Surge 212% to 43,800

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Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 3, 2021
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UPS Ships Out First Batch of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

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