2017 Top Dedicated Contract Carriers

2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 largest logistics companies in the U.S. and Canada
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Top Dedicated Contract Carriers

Rank Company Total Power Unitssort ascending
1 J.B. Hunt Dedicated Contract Services 7,401
2 Swift Transportation 4,910
3 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 4,540
4 Werner Logistics 3,760
5 Ruan 3,493
6 Penske Logistics 3,277
7 Cardinal Logistics Holdings 3,220
8 Schneider 3,050
9 NFI Transportation 2,300
10 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,800
11 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 1,674
12 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 1,382
13 Estenson Logistics 1,190
14 Averitt Express Inc. 1,144
15 Performance Team 1,045
16 Commercial Warehousing 1,000
17 Universal Logistics Holdings 970
18 DHL Supply Chain 865
19 Cowan Logistics 766
20 Celadon Group 700
21 Ceva Logistics 604
22 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 600
23 AIM Integrated Logistics 586
24 Crane Worldwide Logistics 573
25 Dupre' Logistics 550
26 CRST Dedicated 500
27 Bay and Bay Transportation 500
28 G&D Integrated 468
29 Transport America 442
30 Lily Dedicated Logistics Systems 415
31 Crowley Logistics 335
32 Leonard's Express 330
33 Warehouse Services Inc. 314
34 ITS Logistics Dedicated 300
35 FedEx Logistics 298
36 Landair 280
37 Knight Transportation 250
38 ADS Logistics 250
39 LeSaint Logistics 250
40 XPO Logistics 249
41 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 233
42 ODW Logistics 230
43 Legacy Supply Chain Services 230
44 Midwest Express Group 221
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C.H. Robinson on Sept. 22 launched a tool intended to expand the ways in which shippers can analyze and buy freight lanes.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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Bob Farrell Returns to GlobalTranz as Chairman, CEO

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GlobalTranz Enterprises announced that Bob Farrell returned as chairman and CEO, effective immediately.

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Werner Advances Technology Initiative With IoT Partnership

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Werner Enterprises has teamed with fleet management service Platform Science to advance its technology initiative, the companies announced Sept. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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FedEx Posts Strong Quarterly Earnings, Fueled by E-Commerce

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A huge surge in e-commerce deliveries to homes and businesses because of the COVID-19 pandemic boosted FedEx Corp.’s fiscal first-quarter earnings when the delivery giant reported its financials Sept. 15.

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XPO Logistics Appoints Erik Caldwell to Head Last-Mile Unit

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XPO Logistics appointed Erik Caldwell president of its last-mile business unit in North America.

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Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc when it made landfall Aug. 27, but fleets have rallied to help the victims in the couple of weeks since.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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UPS Holiday Season Hiring Will Top 100,000 Amid E-Commerce Boom

UPS plans to hire more than 100,000 seasonal works to weather the holiday season.

UPS Inc. said it will hire more than 100,000 seasonal workers to help handle an expected avalanche of holiday packages from online orders this year as shoppers avoid stores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020
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U.S. Xpress Names Matt Herndon President of Dedicated Unit

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Truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced the appointment of Matt Herndon to president of dedicated services.

September 3, 2020
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Schneider to Test Freightliner eCascadia Through 2021

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Schneider said it will test the Freightliner eCascadia through 2021 to address potential challenges to widespread use of commercial battery-electric vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 26, 2020

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