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

YRC Worldwide, Teamsters Enter Into Five-Year Contract

Teamsters building

A fully ratified, five-year labor contract among less-than-truckload carrier YRC Freight, regional LTL carriers Holland and New Penn Motor Express, and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters went into effect May 14, covering an estimated 24,000 workers, YRC Worldwide announced.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 16, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Joins Autonomous Vehicle Coalition PAVE

Penske

Penske Truck Leasing has joined Partners for Automated Vehicle Education, a coalition of industry leaders that seeks to educate and assure the public about automated vehicles, according to a news release from the two organizations.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

A. Duie Pyle Puts Two Electric Trucks on New York City Streets

eCanter

Executives with less-than-truckload carrier A. Duie Pyle Inc. said the company is on the verge of operating two battery-electric Fuso eCanter Class 4 trucks in New York City as it steps up its involvement with electrified commercial vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 8, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Smooth Cross-Border Operations Hinge on Trade Agreement

ATA Mid-Year panel

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which is the proposed replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement, is critical to uninterrupted, timely border crossings, trucking executives said here during American Trucking Associations’ Mid-Year...

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
May 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Wind Point Partners Acquires A&R Logistics

A&R Logistics

Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based private equity investment firm, has acquired A&R Logistics and will partner with management to expand the company’s business and make additional acquisitions, according to a statement issued May 7.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 8, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

FedEx, UPS Strive to Automate Loading and Unloading Trucks

UPS

As FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. beef up automation to keep pace with surging e-commerce and a potential threat from Amazon.com, they’ve been stumped at a crucial stage: loading and unloading trucks.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
May 3, 2019
Business, Safety, Top 100

UPS, Teamsters Finalize New Five-Year Labor Contract

Teamsters

UPS Inc. and an estimated 255,000 members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are now working under a new five-year agreement that brings labor stability to the Atlanta-based shipping giant. The contract took effect on April 29 after workers in Michigan ratified the last outstanding...

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 3, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Western Express to Invest $88 Million, Add 225 Jobs in Tennessee

Western Express, a Nashville-based freight company, announced May 1 it will spend $88 million and add 225 jobs as it adds new technology, business services and back-office support at its headquarters and expands its truck fleet nationwide.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
May 1, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Werner Enterprises Revenue, Net Income Rise in 1Q

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises Inc., a transportation and logistics company, said its total revenue for the first quarter ending March 31 increased 6% to $596.1 million versus the prior year quarter, primarily attributable to dedicated fleet expansion, higher contractual rates and lane-mix changes.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Celadon Group Sells Intermodal Operations to Bison Transport

Celadon truck on highway

Celadon Group Inc. sold its North American container-on-flatcar intermodal operations to Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba, according to an April 26 press release.

April 29, 2019

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