2020 Top Truckload/Dedicated Carriers

2020 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 3,198,000
est
2 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 3,084,112
3 Landstar System 2,371,188
4 Schneider 2,076,800
5 Werner Enterprises 1,909,776
6 TFI International 1,658,016
7 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,521,494
8 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,417,483
9 CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. 873,000
10 Crete Carrier Corp. 860,000
est
11 Mullen Group 664,550
12 Ruan 648,539
13 Cardinal Logistics Management 648,000
est
14 Covenant Transportation Group 600,722
15 Heartland Express 596,815
16 P.A.M. Transport 425,224
17 Western Express 424,672
18 NFI 422,500
19 Canada Cartage 401,850
20 Universal Truckload 390,095
21 Mesilla Valley Transportation 383,950
est
22 USA Truck 377,093
23 Dart Transit Co. 365,000
24 Day & Ross Freight 358,997
25 Bison Transport 345,037
26 Challenger Motor Freight 335,000
27 Cowan Systems 330,093
28 Hub Group Dedicated 298,747
29 Black Horse Carriers 280,500
30 Marten Transport 265,984
31 Paschall Truck Lines 259,000
est
32 Martin Transportation Systems 248,044
33 Roehl Transport 236,332
34 G&P Trucking 217,816
35 Anderson Trucking Service 211,845
36 C.A.T. Inc. 208,382
est
37 Auto Lineas America 191,100
est
38 Smith Transport 187,891
39 Forward Air 184,700
40 Averitt Express 179,366
41 Artur Express 172,000
42 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 168,162
43 Paper Transport 161,302
44 New Legend Inc. 160,126
45 Transportistas Unidos Mexicano 158,800
est
46 Brown Trucking Co. 155,000
est
47 Transportadora Nacional 153,300
est
48 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 148,283
49 Transportes Cuauhtemoc 143,300
est
50 Mercer Transportation Co. 138,376
51 Red Classic 134,400
52 Legend Transportation 127,000
est
53 Trans-Mex Inc. 125,000
est
54 Blackhawk Transport 120,531
55 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
est
56 Evans Delivery 118,000
57 Cargo Transporters 114,025
58 AAA Cooper Transportation 113,000
59 Auto Lineas Regiomontanas 109,900
est
60 C.R. England 105,200
61 System Freight 104,691
62 Kriska Transportation 102,625
est
63 Raven Transport 102,000
est
64 CalArk 94,559
65 J. Rayl Transport 93,000
est
65 Wilson Logistics 93,000
67 Nussbaum Transportation 92,000
68 Titanium Transportation Group 82,918
69 Express Tres Fronteras 80,000
est
69 Arnold Transportation 80,000
69 TransAmerica Express Logistics 80,000
72 Titan Transfer 79,918
73 Transportes Quintanilla 73,400
est
74 Alabama Motor Express 72,000
75 Transportes Especializados Antonio de la Torre e Hijos 69,000
est
76 Halvor Lines 68,100
77 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 65,800
78 Transportes de Nuevo Laredo 65,600
est
79 American Central Transport 65,000
est
80 Fleetmaster Express 61,000
est
81 Transportes Lar-Mex 60,100
est
82 Fletes Internacionales Coss 57,800
est
83 Market Express 55,000
84 Highlight Motor Group 53,379
85 Transportes Lopez e Hijos 48,900
est
86 TRACOMEX 47,700
est
87 Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. 45,000
88 Transportes Elola 44,400
est
89 Transportes Internacionales JCV 43,300
est
90 Transportes Canales 41,100
est
91 Meiborg Cos. 36,500
92 Fraley & Schilling 36,000
93 Centauros del Sureste 35,700
est
94 Transportes Unidos Tampiquenos 35,600
est
95 Autotransportes Rapidos de Aguascalientes 35,400
est
95 Wright Transportation 35,400
est
97 Grupo GOR 35,200
est
98 Autotransportes Dasa 32,200
est
99 Dupre Logistics 31,599
100 Atlas World Group 24,628
101 TGR Logistics 23,000
est
102 Schuster Co. 20,800
est
103 RoadOne IntermodaLogistics 20,000
104 Transport Investments 18,476
est
105 IMC Cos. 17,370
106 Midwest Motor Express 15,900
107 Trans-System Inc. 15,000
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Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Expects 40% Jump in Vaccine Doses Next Week, Peak in May

A UPS truck exits a distribution center in Chicago in November 2020. (Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News)

UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. are ramping up vaccine distribution, with plans for additional gains if Johnson & Johnson’s inoculation is cleared by U.S. regulators.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 25, 2021
Business, Equipment, Top 100

January Sales Indicate Used Truck Market Is Poised to Grow

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The average used Class 8 vehicle in January had higher mileage and sold for a little less than a year earlier, ACT Research reported, calling it an inkling of all the freight there was to haul in the second half of 2020.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 25, 2021
Government, Business, Top 100

Extreme Winter Weather Causes Vaccine Shipping Delays

Joggers run down an street empty in Nolensville, Tenn., Feb. 18. (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press)

WASHINGTON — Extreme winter weather has dealt the first major setback to the Biden administration’s planned swift rollout of coronavirus vaccines, delaying shipment of three days’ worth of shots, or about 6 million doses.

February 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Technology Brings Visibility to Supply Chains, Experts Say

Walmart truck on highway

The increased visibility that technology brings to supply chains is helping to improve efficiency in very specific ways, according to experts at a recent virtual event.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 17, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Revenue Increased While Income Declined for Q4

Forward Air truck

Forward Air Corp. reported record fourth-quarter revenue but a decline in net income.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Ryder Reports Q4 Improved Earnings

Ryder truck

Ryder System Inc. on Feb. 11 reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.6 million, or 48 cents per share, compared with a loss of $53.5 million, or loss of $1.02, in the same period a year ago.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 11, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Reports Highest Quarterly Revenue Ever at $4.67 Billion

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics Inc. posted better-than-expected earnings and its highest-ever quarterly revenue for the fourth quarter of 2020.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 11, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TFI Posts Increases in Profit, Revenue in Q4

TFI headquarters

TFI International Inc. reported an increase in both profits and revenue in the fourth quarter as it works toward completion of its acquisition of UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload and dedicated truckload divisions of UPS Inc., later this year.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 9, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Saia Reports Earnings Nearly Doubled to $40.2 Million for Q4

Saia truck

Saia Inc. saw income surge and revenue gains during the fourth quarter, the company reported Feb. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Increase in Online Shopping Spurs Innovation for Shipping Packaging

forklift in warehouse

Effective shipment packaging relies as much on science and engineering as it does diligence and common sense. Matching the right box for the product and properly securing palletized shipments is crucial in the physically challenging environment of a less-than-truckload or parcel network.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
February 8, 2021

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