2019 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Up Front
This year in particular has brought a changing of the guard at some of the largest companies.
See a breakdown of Top 100 For-Hire Carriers by region; get links to company pages.
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Top Truckload Dedicated Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Knight-Swift Transportation 3,471,064
2 Landstar System 2,791,494
3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 2,580,506
4 Schneider 2,268,000
5 Werner Enterprises Inc. 1,881,323
6 TFI International 1,843,687
7 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,600,000
8 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,333,313
9 CRST International 1,011,000
10 Crete Carrier Corp. 860,000
11 Celadon Trucking Services 762,000
12 Mullen Group Ltd. 674,027
13 Ruan 648,539
14 Cardinal Logistics Management 648,000
15 Heartland Express Inc. 610,803
16 Convenant Transport/Star Transportation 591,900
17 Canada Cartage 501,659
18 Universal Truckload 434,834
19 P.A.M. Transport 426,609
20 Western Express 406,831
21 Dart Transit Co. 384,336
22 Mesilla Valley Transportation 383,950
23 Bison Transport 372,387
24 NFI 369,000
25 USA Truck 347,729
26 Hub Group Dedicated 292,857
27 Cowan Systems 292,572
28 Challenger Motor Freight 285,000
29 Black Horse Carriers 277,000
30 Paschall Truck Lines Inc. 259,000
31 Day & Ross Freight 256,161
32 Martin Transportation Systems 255,199
33 Wilson Logistics 250,000
34 Evans Delivery Company 245,606
35 Roehl Transport 237,681
36 G&P Trucking 228,067
37 Marten Transport Ltd. 223,852
38 Anderson Trucking Service 217,180
39 C.A.T. Inc. 208,382
40 Forward Air Corp. 192,600
41 Auto Lineas America 191,100
42 Averitt Express 181,096
43 Transportistas Unidos Mexicano 158,800
44 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 158,225
45 Brown Trucking Co. 155,000
46 Transportadora Nacional 153,300
47 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 148,283
48 Transportes Cuauhtemoc 143,300
49 Paper Transport 142,882
50 Titanium Transportation Group 142,780
51 Red Classic 138,000
52 Mercer Transportation Co. 137,008
53 G&D Integrated 130,700
54 Legend Transportation 127,000
55 Artur Express 125,950
56 Trans-Mex Inc. 125,000
57 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
58 AAA Cooper Transportation 119,000
59 Cargo Transporters 116,719
60 Auto Lineas Regiomontanas 109,900
61 Kriska Transportation 102,625
62 Raven Transport 102,000
63 System Freight 99,249
64 CalArk Inc. 96,292
65 J. Rayl Transport 93,000
66 Titan Transfer Inc. 84,967
67 TransAmerica Express Logistics 80,000
68 Express Tres Fronteras 80,000
69 Transportes Quintanilla 73,400
70 Transportes Especializados Antonio de la Torre e Hijos 69,000
71 Transportes de Nuevo Laredo 65,600
72 American Central Transport 65,000
73 Halvor Lines 62,422
74 Highlight Motor Group 61,335
75 Fleetmaster Express 61,000
76 Transportes Lar-Mex 60,100
77 Fletes Internacionales Coss 57,800
78 Transportes Lopez e Hijos 48,900
79 TRACOMEX 47,700
80 Transportes Elola 44,400
81 Transportes Internacionales JCV 43,300
82 Transportes Canales 41,100
83 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 40,900
84 Market Express 40,815
85 Alabama Motor Express 37,500
86 Centauros del Sureste 35,700
87 Transportes Unidos Tampiquenos 35,600
88 Wright Transportation 35,400
89 Autotransportes Rapidos de Aguascalientes 35,400
90 Grupo GOR 35,200
91 Blackhawk Transport 32,482
92 Autotransportes Dasa 32,200
93 Dupre Logistics 28,318
94 Atlas World Group 24,500
95 The Meiborg Companies 24,000
96 TGR Logistics 23,000
97 Schuster Co. 20,800
98 Transport Investments Inc. 18,476
99 IMC Companies 18,428
100 ContainerPort Group 15,000
101 Brenny Transportation 15,000
102 Bolt Express 13,400
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Top 100 News
Government, Business, Top 100

Two Former Celadon Executives Charged in Fraud Scheme

Celadon headquarters

The Securities and Exchange Commission and federal prosecutors on Dec. 5 charged two former top executives of Indianapolis-based trucking company Celadon Group Inc. for their participation in an accounting fraud in 2016 and 2017 that allegedly inflated the company’s income and earnings per share.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
December 5, 2019
Business, Top 100

Class 8 Orders Slump for Weakest November Since 2015

Freightliner eCascadia

Preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for November passed 17,000 and hit the second-highest point reached this year, but analysts at two data-tracking firms said it did nothing to alter the slumping direction of the overall trend.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
December 5, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Launches Load-Booking Tool for Third Parties

Schneider truck

Schneider launched an automated tool that enables third-party carriers to instantly book loads with the click of a button, the carrier said in a Nov. 26 news release.

November 27, 2019
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

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