2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Revenue (000) Net Income (000) Employeessort descending Tractors Trailers
13 13 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,443,301 139,554 - 4,098 6,042
94 99 Central Freight Lines Inc. 205,000 - - 1,469 2,848
36 40 KLLM Transport Services 910,000 - - 4,000 5,600
91 89 Transport Investments Inc. 215,408 - - 2,319 1,000
31 33 Averitt Express 1,078,436 - - 4,215 12,474
63 72 California Cartage Co. 420,000 - - 4,500 -
75 92 Dicom Transportation Group 313,000 - - - -
77 60 Acme Truck Line Inc. 282,597 - - 2,629 1,314
33 32 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,014,000 - - 5,560 12,982
20 24 Sirva Inc. 1,500,000 - - - -
93 100 Wheaton World Wide Moving 209,140 6,926 180 732 1,075
86 81 John Christner Trucking 244,718 24,977 222 726 995
59 68 Evans Network of Cos. 457,000 - 300 3,370 600
55 53 Mercer Transportation Co. 494,912 - 312 7,461 2,487
94 101 National Carriers 205,000 - 590 650 1,200
39 37 Atlas World Group 845,100 8,200 674 4,032 -
100 94 Fastfrate Group 180,773 - 830 922 965
68 63 Bennett International Group 384,418 - 882 1,625 1,379
96 102 PGT Trucking Inc. 204,000 - 1,045 1,012 1,400
92 95 A&R Logistics 211,000 - 1,100 950 1,200
83 83 Trans-System Inc. 255,325 - 1,100 1,256 1,579
84 86 Foodliner/Quest Liner 245,152 - 1,136 1,356 2,060
90 93 Brown Integrated Logistics 216,236 - 1,150 1,110 5,100
17 19 UniGroup Inc. 1,700,000 - 1,220 5,000 6,700
9 10 Landstar System 3,321,091 147,689 1,223 27,711 14,761
97 103 Dupre Logistics 201,803 1,308 1,247 592 1,018
69 65 Dart Transit Co. 383,284 2,092 1,266 2,130 6,248
76 79 Koch Companies Inc. 290,000 - 1,300 980 4,950
72 74 Cassens Transport 327,206 - 1,327 1,411 -
98 102 May Trucking 200,619 - 1,350 1,148 2,100
88 87 Groendyke Transport Inc. 221,329 15,715 1,386 1,170 1,640
89 95 Martin Transportation Systems 220,000 - 1,400 1,200 2,200
85 85 Superior Bulk Logistics Inc. 244,800 7,500 1,400 1,154 2,000
37 38 Anderson Trucking Service 880,820 - 1,430 4,318 6,463
99 101 Oak Harbor Freight Lines Inc. 190,789 - 1,450 656 1,905
87 90 Melton Truck Lines Inc. 223,641 - 1,477 1,244 2,012
71 73 Epes Carriers Inc. 332,276 27,524 1,542 1,346 5,636
54 55 United Road Services 500,000 - 1,700 2,600 1,600
45 44 Day & Ross Transportation 710,914 - 1,793 2,823 3,580
81 84 Paschall Truck Lines Inc. 259,301 - 1,810 1,639 3,278
80 90 IMC Cos. 273,000 236,000 1,826 1,491 91
56 - PS Logistics 491,000 - 1,900 2,631 2,271
82 78 Challenger Group 258,496 - 1,900 1,750 3,300
62 66 Cowan Systems 432,000 - 1,910 2,670 4,442
66 71 Mesilla Valley Transportation 397,716 - 1,950 1,700 5,100
74 76 Maverick USA Inc. 314,722 - 2,034 1,528 2,270
67 70 Interstate Distributor Co. 392,109 - 2,035 1,665 5,598
49 58 The Suddath Cos. 600,000 - 2,150 460 765
78 88 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 278,341 - 2,300 1,170 2,800
70 69 Roehl Transport Inc. 374,156 - 2,540 2,072 4,829
65 59 Bison Transport Inc. 406,981 - 2,600 1,635 3,616
73 75 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 325,384 - 2,600 978 1,900
8 8 Hub Group 3,525,595 70,949 2,605 4,643 452
61 61 TransX Group 442,428 - 2,670 2,457 4,360
79 77 Comcar Industries 275,165 - 2,702 2,020 4,680
46 47 Stevens Transport 671,110 89,130 2,792 2,717 3,880
34 35 Lynden Inc. 975,000 - 2,800 882 2,889
53 50 USA Truck 507,934 11,069 2,881 1,568 6,200
44 49 Daseke Inc. 721,000 - 3,014 3,659 5,977
64 67 P.A.M. Transportation Services 417,050 21,436 3,049 1,860 4,983
48 52 Pitt Ohio 619,736 - 3,169 865 2,036
40 45 Trimac Group 756,000 - 3,262 2,681 4,282
52 54 Western Express Inc. 520,079 - 3,275 2,610 5,860
18 21 Prime Inc. 1,627,899 223,958 3,365 6,613 12,629
51 57 Mullen Group Ltd. 559,477 - 3,407 3,007 4,839
47 48 Marten Transport Ltd. 664,994 35,745 3,577 2,805 4,700
60 62 Shevell Group 454,000 - 3,644 1,875 4,550
42 43 Jack Cooper Holdings Corp. 728,589 - 3,895 3,525 -
58 64 Dayton Freight Lines Inc. 462,000 - 3,905 1,361 3,106
57 56 Canada Cartage System 466,463 - 4,000 2,582 2,463
41 39 Heartland Express Inc. 736,345 73,056 4,200 6,865 6,281
43 46 Covenant Transportation Group 724,240 42,085 4,400 2,656 6,978
16 17 Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. 1,995,019 48,000 4,502 7,362 6,494
35 34 Forward Air Corp. 959,125 55,575 4,536 3,577 4,078
50 51 AAA Cooper Transportation Inc. 595,368 - 5,000 3,000 6,500
29 31 Knight Transportation Inc. 1,182,964 116,718 5,500 5,106 11,718
38 41 Ruan 869,214 - 5,558 3,501 7,691
32 42 Celadon Group Inc. 1,026,489 38,620 6,200 4,253 13,327
30 27 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 1,130,000 - 7,309 8,510 3,650
23 23 C.R. England Inc. 1,397,626 - 7,825 4,735 6,010
24 25 CRST International 1,316,696 - 8,084 4,136 8,499
27 30 NFI Industries 1,200,000 - 8,200 2,766 7,800
28 28 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,192,823 - 8,687 4,108 11,477
25 26 Saia Inc. 1,221,311 - 8,900 3,932 12,371
21 20 Kenan Advantage Group Inc. 1,455,100 - 9,016 6,333 9,491
19 18 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,541,000 - 10,400 6,796 15,000
26 22 Purolator Holdings Ltd. 1,202,828 - 11,000 465 1,300
15 16 Werner Enterprises Inc. 2,093,529 123,714 12,325 8,327 24,090
12 12 ArcBest Corp. 2,666,905 44,854 13,000 4,374 21,244
22 29 Penske Logistics 1,400,000 - 13,740 2,500 5,540
10 9 TFI International 3,154,018 127,915 15,496 5,938 17,706
14 15 Estes Express Lines 2,367,000 - 16,126 6,561 26,518
7 7 Schneider 4,000,000 - 18,132 15,920 33,830
11 11 Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. 2,972,442 304,690 19,482 7,688 30,204
6 6 Swift Transportation 4,229,322 197,577 21,000 19,864 65,233
4 3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 6,187,646 427,235 21,455 15,504 29,276
5 5 YRC Worldwide 4,832,400 700 32,000 15,100 45,000
3 14 XPO Logistics 7,623,200 -245,900 87,000 18,051 27,501
2 2 FedEx Corp. 49,600,000 2,866,000 340,000 27,282 102,014
1 1 UPS Inc. 58,400,000 4,800,000 444,000 109,423 -
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