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 Highlight Motor Group 45,000
68 Ward Trucking 45,000
est
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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FedEx Sets Rate Increase, Cites Challenging Operating Environment

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FedEx to Spend $100 Million on Improving Delivery Vehicle Safety

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Electrification Key to FedEx’s Energy Goals, Executive Says

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J.B. Hunt Celebrates 60 Years in Business

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services marked its 60th anniversary last month during a virtual event that included a company founder.

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UPS to Acquire Same-Day Delivery Startup Roadie

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UPS Inc. agreed to acquire Roadie, a same-day delivery startup, looking to speed service and expand into atypical parcels such as oversized packages and perishable goods.

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Hendrickson Achieves Milestone With Front Steer Axle

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Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced it produced its 500,000th Steertek fabricated front steer axle.

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UPS to Hire 100,000, Many in 30 Minutes or Less

UPS to Hire 100,000 Employees

The package delivery company said Sept. 9 that it plans to hire more than 100,000 people for the busy holiday shipping season, many of whom will get job offers within 30 minutes of applying.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
September 9, 2021

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