2018 Top Dedicated Contract Carriers

2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Dedicated Contract Carriers

Rank Company Total Power Unitssort ascending
1 J.B. Hunt Dedicated Contract Services 8,727
2 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 6,000
3 Werner Logistics 4,000
4 Schneider 3,930
5 Penske Logistics 3,734
6 Ruan 3,598
7 NFI Transportation 3,300
8 Knight-Swift Transportation 3,089
9 Cardinal Logistics 3,022
10 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 2,440
11 Hub Group 2,250
12 C.R. England 2,200
13 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 1,815
14 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 1,382
15 DHL Supply Chain 1,200
16 Averitt Express Inc. 1,123
17 Commercial Warehousing 1,000
18 Universal Logistics Holdings 930
19 Marten Transport 847
20 Cowan Logistics 766
21 Celadon Group 700
22 AIM Integrated Logistics 655
23 Day and Ross Transportation Group 629
24 Performance Team 600
25 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 600
26 Bay and Bay Transportation 500
27 CRST Dedicated 500
28 G&D Integrated 468
29 Landair 430
30 Lily Dedicated Logistics Systems 415
31 XPO Logistics 400
32 Sunteck TTS 380
33 Crowley Logistics 335
34 Leonard's Express 330
35 Warehouse Services Inc. 314
36 USAT Logistics 311
37 ITS Logistics Dedicated 300
38 Dupre' Logistics 250
39 LeSaint Logistics 250
40 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 235
41 ODW Logistics 230
42 ADS Logistics 228
43 Midwest Express Group 221
44 Dart Advantage Logistics 216
45 Legacy Supply Chain Services 200
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