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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North America’s for-hire carriers face an onslaught of regulations and potential disruption from technologies.
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Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Central Freight Lines Taps Jerry Moyes as CEO

Jerry Moyes

Less-than-truckload carrier Central Freight Lines Inc. announced it named Jerry Moyes CEO, effective immediately.

December 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Coronavirus Likely Altered Supply Chains Permanently, XPO’s Chowdhury Says

XPO truck

Supply chains have changed dramatically to adapt to the coronavirus, but many of those changes may outlast the pandemic.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

KLLM, Pride Transport Increase Pay for Truck Drivers

Pride Transport driver

KLLM Transport Services and Pride Transport joined the surge of trucking companies set to raise driver pay.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 1, 2020
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

Truck driver checks windshield wiper

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

Trucks getting diesel at a station

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

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