2021 Top Truckload/Dedicated Carriers

2021 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 descending
1 Continental Express 10,000
2 Trans-System Inc. 11,000
3 Bay & Bay Transportation 12,000
est
4 Diligent Delivery Systems 14,280
est
5 Midwest Motor Express 17,500
6 RoadOne IntermodaLogistics 20,000
est
7 IMC Cos. 22,529
8 MigWay 28,020
9 Fraley & Schilling 36,000
est
10 Meiborg Inc. 36,300
11 Barnes Transportation Services 40,715
68 Ward Trucking 45,000
est
68 Highlight Motor Group 45,000
14 R&R Express 48,260
15 Cheema Freightlines 50,381
16 JRayl Transport 62,975
17 Halvor Lines 68,100
est
18 Alabama Motor Express 72,000
est
19 Dupré Logistics 73,110
20 Market Express 74,164
21 Southeastern Freight Lines 76,008
22 Arnold Transportation 80,000
est
23 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 83,500
24 Titan Transfer 84,475
25 Nussbaum Transportation 92,000
est
26 CalArk 94,559
est
27 GP Transco 96,767
28 C.R. England 105,200
est
29 Cargo Transporters 105,453
30 AAA Cooper Transportation 110,000
31 System Freight 110,973
32 Mercer Transportation Co. 114,314
33 A.D. Transport Express 120,000
est
34 Blackhawk Transport 120,531
est
35 Wilson Logistics 136,000
36 Pitt Ohio Transportation Group 138,000
37 Red Classic 141,237
38 Stan Koch & Sons Trucking 149,377
39 Titanium Transportation Group 160,000
40 Paper Transport 163,234
39 Artur Express 172,000
est
39 Evans Delivery 172,000
43 Challenger Motor Freight 172,500
44 New Legend Inc. 190,000
45 Forward Air 193,800
46 Martin Transportation Systems 200,000
47 Anderson Trucking Service 202,917
48 Lily Transportation 220,000
49 Roehl Transport 236,332
est
50 Smith Transport 246,000
51 Hub Group Dedicated 267,709
52 Mullen Group 270,124
53 Marten Transport 309,784
54 Dart Transit Co. 312,000
est
55 Universal Truckload 328,929
56 P.A.M. Transport 337,500
57 Bison Transport 345,812
58 Cowan Systems 375,479
59 USA Truck 381,589
60 Averitt Express 382,949
61 Mesilla Valley Transportation 399,317
62 Canada Cartage 402,002
63 Cardinal Logistics 427,800
64 Day & Ross Freight 461,692
65 Western Express 461,760
66 NFI 567,500
67 Covenant Logistics Group 608,854
68 Heartland Express 645,262
69 Ruan 733,669
70 CRST The Transportation Solution 817,121
71 Penske Logistics 1,101,000
est
72 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,171,000
est
73 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 1,229,400
74 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,513,276
75 TFI International 1,584,837
76 Werner Enterprises 1,843,209
77 Schneider 1,851,000
78 Landstar System 2,515,940
79 J.B. Hunt Transport Services 2,659,000
80 Knight-Swift Transportation 3,786,030
est
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Top 100 News
Business, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

Winter Preparedness for Fleets Starts Long Before the Cold Arrives

Prime Inc. truck

As preparedness is the best defense against the rough elements, winterizing vehicles is an essential part of maintenance and safety.

Hilary Daninhirsch | Special to Transport Topics
November 15, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Execs Say Mandate Issues Extend Beyond Drivers

J.B. Hunt

The question of how a federal vaccine mandate might affect transportation workers other than truck drivers must be considered amid broader discussion of the proposal, an industry executive said at a recent event.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2021
Government, Business, Safety, Top 100

Werner CEO Voices Concern Over Vaccine Mandate

Derek Leathers

Werner Enterprises CEO Derek Leathers during a recent event said that while his company is encouraging staff to get a COVID-19 vaccination, he noted the nature of the work in trucking — and of the workforce itself — suggests a vaccination mandate is not an ideal path.

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

Strong M&A Market Continues

Forward Air truck

Trucking is continuing to see an active mergers and acquisitions market with several deals recently announced.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 10, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TFI Reports 124% Jump in Revenue for Q3

TFI headquarters

TFI International saw adjusted net income increase 59% during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 28.

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

Revenue Rises, Profit Drops for Mullen Group in Q3

Mullen Group truck

Canadian carrier Mullen Group Ltd. reported record revenue but saw profits decline in the third quarter.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
November 5, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

UPS, TuSimple Expand Partnership

TuSimple and UPS trucks

UPS and TuSimple plan to expand their relationship by adding routes where TuSimple will move cargo in autonomous Class 8 trucks in the southeastern and western U.S.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 4, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

ArcBest Reports Record Revenue for Q3

ABF Freight truck

ArcBest saw its highest quarterly revenue and operating income in its history during the third quarter, the company reported Nov 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 2, 2021
Business, Top 100, TCA

Walmart to Hire Drivers, Supply Chain Workers in N.Y. Capital Region

Walmart to Hire Drivers, Supply Chain Workers in N.Y. Capital Region

Retail giant Walmart plans to hire thousands of “supply chain associates” nationwide ranging from warehouse workers to truck drivers during a job fair Nov. 3-4.

Rick Karlin | Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)
November 2, 2021
Business, Top 100, TCA

C&S Wholesale Services to lay off 175 in Connecticut

C&S Wholesale Services to lay off 175 in Connecticut

C&S Wholesale Services Inc. plans to permanently lay off 175 employees at its warehouse facility here, according to a notice filed with the state.

Matthew Knox | Journal Inquirer, Manchester, Conn.
November 1, 2021

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