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 International 1,011,000
10 Crete Carrier Corp. 860,000
11 Celadon Trucking Services 762,000
est
12 Mullen Group 674,027
13 Ruan 648,539
14 Cardinal Logistics Management 648,000
15 Heartland Express 610,803
16 Covenant Transportation Group 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 259,000
31 Day & Ross Freight 256,161
32 Martin Transportation Systems 255,199
33 Wilson Logistics 250,000
34 Evans Delivery 245,606
35 Roehl Transport 237,681
36 G&P Trucking 228,067
37 Marten Transport 223,852
38 Anderson Trucking Service 217,180
39 C.A.T. Inc. 208,382
40 Forward Air 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
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63 System Freight 99,249
64 CalArk 96,292
65 J. Rayl Transport 93,000
66 Titan Transfer 84,967
67 Express Tres Fronteras 80,000
68 TransAmerica Express Logistics 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 Meiborg Cos. 24,000
96 TGR Logistics 23,000
97 Schuster Co. 20,800
98 Transport Investments 18,476
99 IMC Cos. 18,428
100 ContainerPort Group 15,000
101 Brenny Transportation 15,000
102 Bolt Express 13,400
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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.
Top 100 News
Business, Top 100

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires Canadian Firm Beaulac

Kenan Advantage Group tanker trailer on truck

Kenan Advantage Group has completed the acquisition of Les Distributions Carl Beaulac Inc., the company announced Sept. 18.

September 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Advances Technology Initiative With IoT Partnership

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises has teamed with fleet management service Platform Science to advance its technology initiative, the companies announced Sept. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 16, 2020
Government, Business, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Posts Strong Quarterly Earnings, Fueled by E-Commerce

A FedEx truck is unloaded in Dallas

A huge surge in e-commerce deliveries to homes and businesses because of the COVID-19 pandemic boosted FedEx Corp.’s fiscal first-quarter earnings when the delivery giant reported its financials Sept. 15.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 50, Top 100

Nikola Issues Fuller Denial of Short Seller Hindenburg’s Claims

Nikola One electric truck

Nikola Corp. made a fuller-throated denial of a report last week that claimed the electric-truck maker had deceived investors, accusing a short seller of mischaracterizations and distortions.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
September 14, 2020
Business, Top 100

2020 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2020 logo

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week for 2020 is upon us! Fleets and others in the industry are rolling out the red carpet Sept. 13-19 to show truck drivers appreciation for all they do. Here's a roundup of some of that recognition.

September 13, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Estes Partners With Clean Energy to Expand RNG Vehicle Fleet

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. station

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced Sept. 9 that Estes Express Lines is adding 50 of its renewable natural gas trucks.

September 11, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Appoints Erik Caldwell to Head Last-Mile Unit

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics appointed Erik Caldwell president of its last-mile business unit in North America.

September 11, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Rally to Aid Hurricane Laura Victims

Bengal Food Drive

Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc when it made landfall Aug. 27, but fleets have rallied to help the victims in the couple of weeks since.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2020
Business, Top 100

FedEx Prepares for Unprecedented Surge Ahead of Holidays

A FedEx Ground truck

FedEx Corp. is positioning itself for what it is predicting will be an unprecedented peak holiday shipping season, the company said Sept. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 9, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Holiday Season Hiring Will Top 100,000 Amid E-Commerce Boom

UPS plans to hire more than 100,000 seasonal works to weather the holiday season.

UPS Inc. said it will hire more than 100,000 seasonal workers to help handle an expected avalanche of holiday packages from online orders this year as shoppers avoid stores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020

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