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, 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
Business, Top 100

CFI Celebrates 70 Years in Business

CFI

CFI marked seven decades in business Oct. 1 and held a ceremony the week prior to commemorate the anniversary at its headquarters in Joplin, Mo.

October 15, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Crunch Time at Southern California Ports as Black Friday Nears

Gene Seroka

One day after announcing the Port of Los Angeles will begin operating 24/7, port officials said they were working feverishly to get ready for what promises to be a busy stretch.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 14, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Freight Stakeholders Aim to Clear Supply Chain Bottlenecks

President Joe Biden speaks about addressing the supply chain problem

Some of the nation’s largest carriers and the operators of the country’s busiest port are joining a White House effort to ease crippling bottlenecks that are vexing supply chains through expanded service offerings that include, in some cases, 24/7 operations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 13, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

UPS, FedEx, USPS Set Holiday Shipping Dates

December 2021 calendar

Though it’s not yet Halloween, delivery companies UPS Inc., FedEx Corp. and the U.S. Postal Service have released their recommended deadlines to ship packages in time for the holidays.

Lauren Zumbach | Chicago Tribune
October 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS, FedEx, Walmart Hunting for Holiday Staffing

UPS, FedEx and Walmart trucks along with a Christmas tree display

NEW YORK — All employers want for Christmas is some holiday help. But they might not get their wish. Companies like UPS Inc., FedEx Corp. and Walmart Inc. that typically hire thousands of seasonal workers are heading into the holidays during one of the tightest job markets in decades, making it...

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
October 12, 2021
Business, Top 100

Walmart Stokes Hiring Rush With Plan to Add 150,000 Jobs

Shoppers walk in front of a Walmart store in San Leandro, Calif.

Walmart Inc. is expanding its hiring push with plans to recruit 150,000 store employees, adding to U.S. employers’ search for new workers as the busy holiday season approaches.

September 29, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 100

Ryder Partners With Embark to Open Autonomous Truck Transfer Points

Ryder technician with Embark truck

Ryder System and Embark Trucks are launching a nationwide network of transfer points that will be used to transition shipments from driverless longhaul trucks to driver-enabled last-mile trucks, the companies said Sept. 21.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 23, 2021

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