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 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 The Transportation Solution, Inc. 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
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Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Acquires Mass Movement to Expand Final-Mile Offerings

J.B. Hunt truck on highway

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. acquired the assets of Mass Movement, the company announced Nov. 30.

November 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

Big Fleets to Work Together on Enhancing Driver Visibility in Cab

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Anheuser-Busch InBev, PepsiCo Inc., Republic Services and nongovernmental organization Together for Safer Roads announced a design challenge to improve fleet safety and save lives, calling the project the Truck of the Future.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 23, 2020
Business, Top 100

Trucking Companies Increasing Pay Could Indicate Greater Trend

Stevens Transport driver wearing mask

Carriers are boosting compensation to address an ongoing driver shortage that some fear may worsen as a recent surge in COVID-19 cases threatens to put new strains on the supply chain.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 19, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel, Top 100

Diesel Jumps 5.8¢ a Gallon in Largest Increase of 2020

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The national average price of diesel spiked by 5.8 cents per gallon, more than twice the previous high for the year, according to the Energy Information Administration’s weekly data released Nov. 16.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 16, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

KAG Completes Acquisition of Fort Transfer Co.

Kenan Advantage Group

The Kenan Advantage Group Inc. announced it completed the acquisition of Fort Transfer Co. in Morton, Ill.

November 13, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Carriers Highlight Industry Issues Persisting After Volatile Year

J.B. Hunt HQ

Trucking companies detailed the market challenges that persist in the waning weeks of 2020 during a three-day conference on economic trends.

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

Landstar VP, CFO Kevin Stout Transitions to Advisory Role

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. announced Chief Financial Officer Kevin Stout stepped down Nov. 2, but will remain at the company as special adviser to President Jim Gattoni.

November 9, 2020
Business, Top 100

Landstar VP, CFO Kevin Stout Transitions to Advisory Role

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. announced that Kevin Stout ended his role as vice president and chief financial officer Nov. 2 and will become special adviser to company President Jim Gattoni.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 6, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Posts Revenue Increase, Net Income Decrease in Q3

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics Inc. saw revenue tick up and net income dip in the third quarter, and the company said business activity has bounced back from earlier downturns.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
November 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

Ryder Looks to Advance Tech With Venture Capital Fund

Ryder truck

Ryder System Inc. is working to advance its technology and forge new partnerships with the launch of its corporate venture capital fund, the company detailed Nov. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 4, 2020

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