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, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Amazon, USPS, UPS, FedEx

UPS

Procrastinators take note: The deadline is fast approaching to get those gifts in the mail to arrive by Christmas Eve.

Doreen Christensen | Sun Sentinel
December 13, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Online Holiday Shopping Expected to Logjam Delivery

USPS

Delivery companies are warning shoppers to send holiday gifts and make online purchases within the next 10 days as a record number of packages are expected to be delivered.

Holly Shively | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
December 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Jack Cooper Holdings Acquires Assets of Selland Auto Transport

Jack Cooper truck hauling Corvettes

Jack Cooper Holdings has acquired the assets of Seattle-based Selland Auto Transport, a move that extends the car hauler’s presence in the western United States and provides more balance to the firm’s delivery network.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 29, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

Effective Cab Ergonomics Has Key Role in Driver Productivity, Safety and Health, Industry Experts Say

Driver behind wheel

Manufacturers that supply over-the-road trucks, as well as those who operate them, have something to say about their trucks’ cab design. And ergonomics plays a critical role to help enable drivers to perform efficiently.

Jim Romeo | Special to Transport Topics
November 28, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Kuehne + Nagel Continues Acquisition Strategy, Buys Quick International Courier

Kuehne + Nagel

Swiss freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel International AG has purchased Quick International Courier, a leading provider of time-critical transportation services, from The Jordan Co., an investment firm that has been on a logistics buying spree over the past couple of years.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Ryder Buys 900 Commercial Electric Vehicles From Chanje

FedEx Chanje vehicle

Ryder System Inc. announced it is buying 900 Class 5 electric vehicles from truck maker Chanje Energy Inc., and that FedEx Corp. will lease the vehicles from Ryder and buy 100 of the same all-electric trucks itself.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 27, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Increase in Online Shopping Could Lead to Package Delays

Packages

Area shoppers will want to purchase their holiday gifts earlier this year, as a major jump in online holiday shopping could complicate the delivery system.

Holly Shively | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
November 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

As Freight on Trucks Becomes More Valuable, Thieves Get Creative in Their Attempts to Steal It

Parked trailer

Cargo theft is an ever-evolving threat to motor carriers. Keeping cargo safe means defending against not only traditional methods but recognizing and overcoming emerging new tactics and techniques increasingly employed by the bad guys.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
November 15, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Logistics Unveils LTL Optimization Plan

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics will begin a four-point plan to optimize less-than-truckload operations.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Here Comes the Sun

eNow solar charging

As truck makers prepare to test and introduce Class 8 battery-electric and hydrogen-electric trucks in the next 12 to 24 months, one must wonder why only a very small number of truck operators have adopted clean solar technology.

Phil Romba | Contributing Writer
November 9, 2018

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