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 Penske Logistics 919,000
est
10 CRST The Transportation Solution 873,000
11 Crete Carrier Corp. 860,000
est
12 Mullen Group 664,550
13 Ruan 648,539
14 Cardinal Logistics 648,000
est
15 Covenant Logistics Group 600,722
16 Heartland Express 596,815
17 P.A.M. Transport 425,224
18 Western Express 424,672
19 NFI 422,500
20 Canada Cartage 401,850
21 Universal Truckload 390,095
22 Mesilla Valley Transportation 383,950
est
23 USA Truck 377,093
24 Dart Transit Co. 365,000
25 Day & Ross Freight 358,997
26 Bison Transport 345,037
27 Challenger Motor Freight 335,000
28 Cowan Systems 330,093
29 Hub Group Dedicated 298,747
30 Black Horse Carriers 280,500
31 Marten Transport 265,984
32 Paschall Truck Lines 259,000
est
33 Martin Transportation Systems 248,044
34 Roehl Transport 236,332
35 Southeastern Freight Lines 217,816
36 Anderson Trucking Service 211,845
37 C.A.T. Inc. 208,382
est
38 Auto Lineas America 191,100
est
39 Smith Transport 187,891
40 Forward Air 184,700
41 Averitt Express 179,366
42 Artur Express 172,000
43 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 168,162
44 Paper Transport 161,302
45 New Legend Inc. 160,126
46 Transportistas Unidos Mexicano 158,800
est
47 Brown Trucking Co. 155,000
est
48 Transportadora Nacional 153,300
est
49 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 148,283
50 Transportes Cuauhtemoc 143,300
est
51 Mercer Transportation Co. 138,376
52 Red Classic 134,400
53 Legend Transportation 127,000
est
54 Trans-Mex Inc. 125,000
est
55 Blackhawk Transport 120,531
56 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
est
57 Evans Delivery 118,000
58 Cargo Transporters 114,025
59 AAA Cooper Transportation 113,000
60 Auto Lineas Regiomontanas 109,900
est
61 C.R. England 105,200
62 System Freight 104,691
63 Kriska Transportation 102,625
est
64 Raven Transport 102,000
est
65 CalArk 94,559
65 Wilson Logistics 93,000
65 J. Rayl Transport 93,000
est
68 Nussbaum Transportation 92,000
69 Titanium Transportation Group 82,918
69 Arnold Transportation 80,000
69 TransAmerica Express Logistics 80,000
69 Express Tres Fronteras 80,000
est
73 Titan Transfer 79,918
74 Transportes Quintanilla 73,400
est
75 Alabama Motor Express 72,000
76 Transportes Especializados Antonio de la Torre e Hijos 69,000
est
77 Halvor Lines 68,100
78 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 65,800
79 Transportes de Nuevo Laredo 65,600
est
80 American Central Transport 65,000
est
81 Fleetmaster Express 61,000
est
82 Transportes Lar-Mex 60,100
est
83 Fletes Internacionales Coss 57,800
est
84 Market Express 55,000
85 Highlight Motor Group 53,379
86 Transportes Lopez e Hijos 48,900
est
87 TRACOMEX 47,700
est
88 Ward Trucking 45,000
89 Transportes Elola 44,400
est
90 Transportes Internacionales JCV 43,300
est
91 Transportes Canales 41,100
est
92 Meiborg Inc. 36,500
93 Fraley & Schilling 36,000
94 Centauros del Sureste 35,700
est
95 Transportes Unidos Tampiquenos 35,600
est
95 Wright Transportation 35,400
est
95 Autotransportes Rapidos de Aguascalientes 35,400
est
98 Grupo GOR 35,200
est
99 Autotransportes Dasa 32,200
est
100 Dupré Logistics 31,599
101 Continental Express 25,000
102 Atlas World Group 24,628
103 TGR Logistics 23,000
est
104 Schuster Co. 20,800
est
105 RoadOne IntermodaLogistics 20,000
106 Transport Investments 18,476
est
107 IMC Cos. 17,370
108 Midwest Motor Express 15,900
109 Trans-System Inc. 15,000
110 Diligent Delivery Systems 14,280
111 Bay & Bay Transportation 12,000
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Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Daseke Reports $424.6M Revenue for Q3

Daseke BTC

Daseke Inc. saw revenue and earnings increase during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2021
Logistics, Top 100

United Road Introduces Guaranteed Pay Benefit for Drivers

United Road car hauler

United Road is expanding its guaranteed pay benefit to all of its drivers, the vehicle transport logistics company announced Oct. 20.

October 22, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Landstar Reports Record Earnings, Revenue for Q3

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. saw revenue and earnings reach records during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021
Business, Top 100

Covenant Reports $274.6 Million in Revenue for Q3 2021

Covenant

Covenant Logistics Group Inc. saw revenue increase to $274.6 million during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Strong Segment Growth Drives Knight-Swift Q3 Results

Knight and Swift trucks

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings reported third-quarter revenue and earnings improvements that were driven by strong segment growth.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Hub Group Acquires Choptank Transport

Hub Group logo

Intermodal and logistics company Hub Group announced it acquired Choptank Transport Inc., which was founded in 2000 and is a provider of non-asset refrigerated transportation solutions.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 19, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Amazon to Hire 150,000 Workers for Seasonal Jobs

Amazon

Amazon .com is ramping up its operations for the holiday shopping season, announcing Oct. 18 that it’s adding 150,000 seasonal jobs across the U.S.

Alexandria Burris | The Indy Star
October 18, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Opens New LTL Hub in Chicago Area

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. opened a new less-than-truckload service center in the Chicago area, the company announced Oct. 18.

October 18, 2021
Business, Top 100

AAA Cooper Expands in St. Louis

AAA Cooper

AAA Cooper Transportation, a subsidiary of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, announced it would expand its less-than-truckload capacity with the opening of a St. Louis service center this fall.

October 18, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Nikola, PGT Trucking Collaborate on FCEVs

Nikola-PGT

Nikola Corp. announced a collaboration with PGT Trucking Inc. that includes a letter of intent from the flatbed carrier to lease 100 Nikola Tre heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles following the satisfactory completion of a Nikola Tre FCEV demonstration program.

October 15, 2021

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