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

Shippers, Carriers Shift Into High Gear for Cyber Monday

UPS holiday delivery

The holiday shopping season is here, and the big e-commerce day is expected to make shippers busy.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 26, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Coyote Predicts Spot Market Prices to Rise in Q1 2020

truck at loading dock

Coyote Logistics forecast truckload spot rates will increase heading into 2019’s peak season and continue into 2020 in its prediction for the final quarter of the year.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 21, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Dean Foods Bankruptcy Should Have Little Impact on Trucking, Experts Say

Milk case in grocery store

Trucking and agriculture officials said the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by Dean Foods and its decision to sell its assets to the national milk marketing cooperative Dairy Farmers of America is not an indication of a broader problem in the sector, at least in the short term.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 20, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Global Shipment Giant DHL Says Worst Is Over for Trade, Brexit

DHL vehicles

The worst may be over for global trade as tensions over Brexit and the U.S.-China relationship show signs of easing, according to John Pearson of DHL Express.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
November 19, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Donates 10 Tractors to CDL Schools

Schneider

Schneider is donating 10 gently used, late-model trucks to select CDL driver training programs at community or technical colleges throughout the U.S., the company said in a news release Nov. 15.

November 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Dean Foods Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Reorganization

McArthur Dairy milk, a Dean Foods brand

Top U.S. milk processor Dean Foods Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is in advanced talks with Dairy Farmers of America Inc. about a potential sale.

November 13, 2019
Business, Top 100

Daseke Reports Net Loss of $273.3 Million in Q3

Daseke reports loss

Flatbed and specialized fleet Daseke Inc. reported a net loss of $273.3 million in the third quarter of 2019, compared with a net profit of $2.2 million in the same quarter last year.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

Roadrunner Freight Partners With MyCarrierTMS

Roadrunner Freight

Roadrunner Freight, a business unit of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., has partnered with MyCarrierTMS to offer customers a free transportation management system, according to a news release from both companies.

November 12, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Holiday Season Returns Will Set Record, UPS Predicts

UPS delivery in snow

This holiday season is projected to be so busy, UPS even expects to set a record for returned merchandise.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 7, 2019
Business, Top 100, TCA

UPS Launches Rewards Program for Access Point Use

UPS

UPS is launching a holiday rewards program to encourage customers to pick up packages at alternate locations through its Access Point network, which include Michaels stores, UPS Stores and local businesses like delis, dry cleaners and flower shops.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 7, 2019

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