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.
After you've absorbed the changes and trends in this year's Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, take our interactive quiz!

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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Extras
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For some companies, leadership teams stretch back four generations.
The state's trucking association has joined forces with 13 community colleges.
Women are increasingly taking on larger roles in the management of trucking companies.
The company has pressed on since losing its CEO Jeremy Rayl in 2017.
Nevertheless, industry projections remain positive.
George Casiano's family shares the story of an industry veteran.
All of Brig Sorber’s family played a part in the creation story of Two Men and a Truck, which has grown from humble origins into one of the largest moving companies in North America.
Fleet owners find inspiration in family and faith.
Lead ATA participants set out to guide trucking's future.
Top 100 News
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx CEO Fred Smith Takes 91% Cut in Salary for Six Months

FedEx CEO Fred Smith

FedEx Corp. said Chairman and CEO Fred Smith is taking a salary cut, effective April 1, from $115,402 per month to $10,728 per month through Sept. 30.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 7, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Truckers Work to Overcome Difficulties in Food Supply Chain

Trucks stuck on the German-Polish border near Frankfurt on March 18.

Truckers hauling food are facing delays across the globe in the latest disruption to supply chains snarled by the coronavirus pandemic.

April 3, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Airlines Shift to Cargo as Passenger Volume Falls Dramatically

Parked Delta planes

Faced with hundreds of parked planes and near-empty flights as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, some of the world’s biggest airline executives are turning their focus to cargo.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 1, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

For Some Fleets, Adding Drivers Is a Mission

Western Flyer Xpress

In the freight-hauling sector, certain loads have dwindled to a trickle. Other parts of the trucking industry are booming to meet the demand for necessary consumer goods and medical supplies, and adding drivers however they can.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 1, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

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March 30, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Current Stock Prices for Trucking, Logistics Companies

Stock market illustration

Same-day data for publicly traded trucking and transportation stocks in the truckload, less-than-truckload, package, logistics and leasing categories.

March 30, 2020
Business, Top 100

Roadrunner Reports Net Loss in Fourth Quarter

Roadrunner truck

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. reported a net loss in the fourth quarter and sharply lower revenue amid challenging market conditions.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 28, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

FedEx Ground to Close Pennsylvania Facility, Cutting 186 Jobs

An employee secures the cargo area door of a delivery truck at a FedEx Ground distribution center in New Jersey in August 2018.

FedEx Ground will be shutting down its package delivery facility in Clinton, Pa., on May 16, eliminating 186 jobs.

Patricia Sabatini | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 27, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Showers of Praise Greet Busy Truckers

Trucking

As truck drivers crisscross the country hauling goods vital to the fight against the coronavirus, they find themselves at the center of another fast-spreading outbreak: nationwide gratitude. It’s showing up along the roads, on TV, in emails and social media, and even at the White House.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 26, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

UPS, Teamsters Agree on Sick Leave as Coronavirus Spreads

UPS driver

UPS Inc. said it is taking steps to protect its employees from contracting the COVID-19 virus and that it reached an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters concerning paid-leave guidelines for unionized workers who are affected by it.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 23, 2020

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