2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Top Truckload Dedicated Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings 3,636,472
2 Schneider 2,187,400
3 Landstar System 2,163,832
4 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 2,096,920
5 TFI International 1,797,453
6 Penske Logistics 1,700,000
7 Werner Enterprises Inc. 1,635,244
8 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,400,000
9 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,096,000
10 CRST International 945,000
11 Crete Carrier Corp. 850,000
12 Hub Group Dedicated 822,410
13 Cardinal Logistics Management 720,000
14 Mullen Group Ltd. 627,372
15 Heartland Express Inc. 607,336
16 Ruan 590,968
17 Canada Cartage 546,309
18 Covenant Transport Services 437,100
19 Mesilla Valley Transportation 430,261
20 Universal Truckload 396,419
21 P.A.M. Transport 377,854
22 Dart Holding Co. 367,214
23 Red Classic Transit 350,000
24 Western Express Inc. 330,000
25 Bison Transport Inc. 327,847
26 NFI Transportation 311,300
27 USA Truck 302,052
28 Cowan Systems 266,683
29 Martin Transportation Systems 261,403
30 Challenger Motor Freight 258,734
31 Paschall Truck Lines Inc. 238,523
32 Epes Carriers Inc. 230,767
33 Day & Ross Freight 228,264
34 Black Horse Carriers 227,500
35 Evans Network of Cos. 226,000
36 Roehl Transport Inc. 214,209
37 G&P Trucking 209,096
38 Auto Lineas America 181,000
39 Averitt Express 180,248
40 Forward Air Corp. 171,970
41 Marten Transport Ltd. 166,881
42 Anderson Trucking Service 163,891
43 Brown Trucking Co. 160,000
44 Transportistas Unidos Mexicano 150,400
45 Transportadora Nacional 145,200
46 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 137,234
47 Transportes Cuauhtemoc 135,700
48 Wilson Logistics 135,447
49 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 126,788
50 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
51 Trans-Mex Inc. 118,400
52 Artur Express 110,000
53 Titanium Transportation Group 106,790
54 Auto Lineas Regiomontanas 104,100
55 Kriska Transportation 102,625
56 G&D Integrated 101,300
57 Mercer Transportation Co. 96,562
58 CalArk Inc. 93,657
59 Grupo TMM / Lacto Comercial Organizada 91,500
60 Titan Transfer Inc. 82,262
61 System Freight 82,227
62 Legend Transportation 82,000
63 Express Tres Fronteras 75,800
64 TransX Group of Companies 74,797
65 Transportes Quintanilla 69,500
66 Central de Fletes Monterrey / Transportes Gonzalez (Grupo MG) 68,400
67 Transportadora Egoba 66,300
68 Transportes Especializados Antonio de la Torre e Hijos 65,300
69 Transportes de Nuevo Laredo 62,100
70 Fleetmaster Express 61,000
71 Transportes Lar-Mex 56,900
72 Dupre Logistics 55,542
73 Fletes Internacionales Coss 54,700
74 Transportes Lopez e Hijos 46,300
75 TRACOMEX 45,200
76 Transportes Elola 42,000
77 Transportes Internacionales JCV 41,000
78 Ryder Capital 39,500
79 Transportes Canales 38,900
80 Centauros del Sureste 33,800
81 Transportes Unidos Tampiquenos 33,700
82 Autotransportes Rapidos de Aguascalientes 33,500
83 Grupo GOR 33,300
84 Transportes Sultana 31,500
85 Autotransportes Dasa 30,500
86 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 28,500
87 Bruce R. Smith Ltd. 21,341
88 Transport Investments Inc. 20,581
89 Market Express 15,831
90 Bolt Express 13,400
91 ContainerPort Group 10,000
92 RoadOne IntermodaLogistics 10,000
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Top 100 News
Business, Top 100

FedEx Names Don Colleran New CEO of Express

FedEx Corp. named company veteran Don Colleran president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, the latest change linked to a shakeup of the shipping company’s top executives last month.

Bloomberg News
March 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Earnings Take a Hit as International Shipping Slows

FedEx warehouse

FedEx Corp. reported higher revenue but lower profits in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 and cut its earnings forecast for the remainder of the year.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
March 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Old Dominion Moves Into Expanded Facility in Mobile

Old Dominion Freight Line

Trucking company Old Dominion Freight Line held a ribbon-cutting March 13 to celebrate its move to a larger facility for its Mobile, Ala., service center, one of five in the state.

Lawrence Specker | Alabama Media Group
March 14, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

New England Motor Freight Increases Severance Packages for Employees

Parked NEMF trucks

About 2,500 workers will get additional severance pay from New England Motor Freight, a New Jersey-based carrier that declared bankruptcy in February, according to an attorney representing terminated employees.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
March 14, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Tennessee Panel OKs $10 Million for FedEx Project in Memphis

Gibson Guitar factory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee panel has approved a $10 million economic development grant to establish the FedEx Logistics headquarters in downtown Memphis.

March 11, 2019
Business, Equipment, Top 100

February Class 8 Orders Slow; Backlog Falls

Oakley Transport truck

Class 8 orders for February trickled in to reach 16,900, down 58% compared with a year earlier, reflecting a backlog already swollen by record demand in 2018, reports ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 7, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

In Driver Recruitment, Both Old and New Media Matter

Heartland direct mail

Today’s recruitment efforts to attract truck drivers have tended to lean on digital media. But in a sea of digital information, recruitment opportunities can be lost. That concern is why some trucking companies are returning to older media approaches for recruitment.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
March 7, 2019
Business, Equipment, Top 100

TFI International Acquires Schilli, Toronto Tank Lines

TFI International

TFI International Inc., one of the largest trucking and logistics companies in the United States and Canada, is making moves in the tanker business, snapping up two trucking companies in February.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
March 6, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Parcel Pro Partners With Jewelry Manufacturing Group to Ship Luxury Goods

jewelry in display case

Parcel Pro, a UPS Capital company, has partnered with Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America to provide MJSA premier members access to technology and insured shipping at a time when e-commerce is causing sales of luxury goods to boom, according to a company news release.

March 4, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TFI International Reports Record Results for 4Q, Full Year

TFI

TFI International reported a 60% increase in profits in the final quarter of 2018 from the comparable quarter in 2017, part of the trucking and logistics company’s record results for the quarter and the full year.

February 28, 2019

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