2019 Top Truckload/Dedicated Carriers

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 2,580,506
4 Schneider 2,268,000
5 Werner Enterprises 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 The Transportation Solution 1,011,000
10 Penske Logistics 919,000
est
11 Crete Carrier Corp. 860,000
12 Celadon Trucking Services 762,000
est
13 Mullen Group 674,027
14 Ruan 648,539
15 Cardinal Logistics 648,000
16 Heartland Express 610,803
17 Covenant Logistics Group 591,900
18 Canada Cartage 501,659
19 Universal Truckload 434,834
20 P.A.M. Transport 426,609
21 Western Express 406,831
22 Dart Transit Co. 384,336
23 Mesilla Valley Transportation 383,950
24 Bison Transport 372,387
25 NFI 369,000
26 USA Truck 347,729
27 Hub Group Dedicated 292,857
28 Cowan Systems 292,572
29 Challenger Motor Freight 285,000
30 Black Horse Carriers 277,000
31 Paschall Truck Lines 259,000
32 Day & Ross Freight 256,161
33 Martin Transportation Systems 255,199
34 Wilson Logistics 250,000
35 Evans Delivery 245,606
36 Roehl Transport 237,681
37 Southeastern Freight Lines 228,067
38 Marten Transport 223,852
39 Anderson Trucking Service 217,180
40 C.A.T. Inc. 208,382
41 Forward Air 192,600
42 Auto Lineas America 191,100
43 Averitt Express 181,096
44 Transportistas Unidos Mexicano 158,800
45 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 158,225
46 Brown Trucking Co. 155,000
47 Transportadora Nacional 153,300
48 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 148,283
49 Transportes Cuauhtemoc 143,300
50 Paper Transport 142,882
51 Titanium Transportation Group 142,780
52 Red Classic 138,000
53 Mercer Transportation Co. 137,008
54 G&D Integrated 130,700
55 Legend Transportation 127,000
56 Artur Express 125,950
57 Trans-Mex Inc. 125,000
58 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
59 AAA Cooper Transportation 119,000
60 Cargo Transporters 116,719
61 Auto Lineas Regiomontanas 109,900
62 Kriska Transportation 102,625
63 Raven Transport 102,000
est
64 System Freight 99,249
65 CalArk 96,292
66 J. Rayl Transport 93,000
67 Titan Transfer 84,967
68 Express Tres Fronteras 80,000
69 TransAmerica Express Logistics 80,000
70 Transportes Quintanilla 73,400
71 Transportes Especializados Antonio de la Torre e Hijos 69,000
72 Transportes de Nuevo Laredo 65,600
73 American Central Transport 65,000
74 Halvor Lines 62,422
75 Highlight Motor Group 61,335
76 Fleetmaster Express 61,000
77 Transportes Lar-Mex 60,100
78 Fletes Internacionales Coss 57,800
79 Transportes Lopez e Hijos 48,900
80 TRACOMEX 47,700
81 Transportes Elola 44,400
82 Transportes Internacionales JCV 43,300
83 Transportes Canales 41,100
84 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 40,900
85 Market Express 40,815
86 Alabama Motor Express 37,500
87 Centauros del Sureste 35,700
88 Transportes Unidos Tampiquenos 35,600
89 Autotransportes Rapidos de Aguascalientes 35,400
90 Wright Transportation 35,400
91 Grupo GOR 35,200
92 Blackhawk Transport 32,482
93 Autotransportes Dasa 32,200
94 Dupré Logistics 28,318
95 Atlas World Group 24,500
96 Meiborg Inc. 24,000
97 TGR Logistics 23,000
98 Schuster Co. 20,800
99 Transport Investments 18,476
100 IMC Cos. 18,428
101 ContainerPort Group 15,000
102 Brenny Transportation 15,000
103 Bolt Express 13,400
About the Rankings...
Extras
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On the Bubble

Paschall Truck Lines ($268 million), is a dry van truckload carrier based in Murray, Ky.
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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.
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US Trucking Boom Contributes to Rising Demand for Diesel

Trucks sit at the gate leading in to the Port of Seattle. (Port of Seattle)

For a look at how dramatically U.S. oil consumption is roaring back, consider this: Bennie Baucham, a trucker for four decades, hasn’t been this busy in years.

Jeffrey Bair | Bloomberg News
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A Closer Look at the 2021 For-Hire Sector Rankings

Like others in the mail delivery space, FedEx is working to electrify its van fleet.

Although trucking companies are benefiting from a favorable business environment and strong economic growth this year, the upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic took a significant toll on the industry in 2020.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
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Fleets Turn Attention to Driver Lifestyle

Groendyke Transport driver Antonio Cruz steps into his truck cab. (Groendyke Transport)

At a time when attracting and retaining professional truck drivers has become more difficult than ever, fleets are thinking differently about this persistent industry challenge.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
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Unveiling the 2021 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers

UPS, which ranks No. 1 on the for-hire list, recently sold its LTL division UPS Freight to TFI.

The trucking firms that appear on the 2021 Transport Topics Top 100 For-Hire Carriers list are split nearly evenly between companies that reported a revenue decline in 2020 and those that still managed to grow during the year of COVID-19.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
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Trucking Turns From Pandemic to Prosperity

Hirschbach, like many carriers, endured highly volatile market conditions in 2020 due to COVID-19.

After navigating the disruption and uncertainty wrought by the coronavirus pandemic last year, the trucking industry has entered a historically strong business environment that many analysts expect to endure for the rest of 2021 and beyond.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
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FedEx to Test Nuro Autonomous Delivery Vehicles

FedEx/Nuro delivery

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — FedEx Corp. announced June 15 that it has partnered with Nuro, one of the nation’s leading autonomous vehicle companies, to test the use of driverless vehicles for multistop and appointment-based deliveries in Houston.

Erik Bascome | Staten Island Advance, N.Y.
June 18, 2021
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XPO Announces GXO’s $800 Million Notes Offering

XPO Logistics supply chain facility

XPO Logistics upcoming spinoff, GXO Logistics, has priced an offering of $800 million on investments notes with registration rights, the company announced June 17.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2021
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Transportation Companies Prepare for Hurricane Season

Hurricane

Summer means the start of hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean and many of the world’s biggest transportation companies are taking steps to prepare for what some forecasters say could once again be above-average activity along the Atlantic Coast and the Gulf of Mexico.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 17, 2021

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