2020 Top Dedicated Contract Carriers

2020 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 11,087
2 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 6,000
est
3 Penske Logistics 5,530
4 Knight-Swift Transportation 5,347
5 Werner Logistics 4,630
6 NFI Transportation 4,100
7 Schneider 3,917
est
8 Ruan 3,800
9 Cardinal Logistics 3,155
est
10 Marten Transport 2,829
11 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 2,725
12 Solistica 2,339
13 Black Horse Carriers 2,235
14 C.R. England 2,200
est
15 Day & Ross 1,950
16 Covenant Logistics Group 1,700
17 Hub Group 1,500
18 Averitt Express 1,385
19 UPS Supply Chain Solutions 1,382
est
20 DHL Supply Chain 1,300
21 Commercial Warehousing 1,000
22 Cowan Logistics 766
est
23 AIM Integrated Logistics 744
24 Universal Logistics Holdings 726
25 Paper Transport 710
26 Ceva Logistics 604
est
27 Odyssey Logistics & Technology 600
est
28 Blackhawk Transport 563
29 CRST Dedicated 500
est
29 Bay & Bay Transportation 500
31 G&D Integrated 468
est
32 Transervice Logistics 435
33 Lily Dedicated Logistics Systems 415
est
34 XPO Logistics 410
35 Great Plains Transport 400
36 Dupre' Logistics 366
37 Crowley Logistics 335
est
38 Warehouse Services Inc. 314
est
39 Buchanan Hauling & Rigging 310
est
40 Legacy Supply Chain Services 300
41 A. Duie Pyle 289
42 East Coast Warehouse & Distribution 260
43 LeSaint Logistics 250
est
44 Dart Advantage Logistics 238
est
45 ODW Logistics 230
46 Midwest Express Group 221
est
46 Dimerco Express Group America 221
48 Saddle Creek Logistics Services 220
49 AMX 210
50 Performance Team 200
50 ITS Logistics Dedicated 200
50 PAM Transportation 200
est
50 Atech Logistics 200
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