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)sort descending Net Income (000) Employees Tractors Trailers
100 94 Fastfrate Group 180,773 - 830 320 965
99 101 Oak Harbor Freight Lines Inc. 190,789 - 1,450 656 1,905
98 102 May Trucking 200,619 - 1,350 848 2,100
97 103 Dupre Logistics 201,803 1,308 1,247 432 1,018
96 102 PGT Trucking Inc. 204,000 - 1,045 425 1,400
94 99 Central Freight Lines Inc. 205,000 - - 1,031 2,848
94 101 National Carriers 205,000 - 590 420 1,200
93 100 Wheaton World Wide Moving 209,140 6,926 180 15 1,075
92 95 A&R Logistics 211,000 - 1,100 750 1,200
91 89 Transport Investments Inc. 215,408 - - 773 1,000
90 93 Brown Integrated Logistics 216,236 - 1,150 540 5,100
89 95 Martin Transportation Systems 220,000 - 1,400 1,050 2,200
88 87 Groendyke Transport Inc. 221,329 15,715 1,386 850 1,640
87 90 Melton Truck Lines Inc. 223,641 - 1,477 1,244 2,012
86 81 John Christner Trucking 244,718 24,977 222 10 995
85 85 Superior Bulk Logistics Inc. 244,800 7,500 1,400 730 2,000
84 86 Foodliner/Quest Liner 245,152 - 1,136 934 2,060
83 83 Trans-System Inc. 255,325 - 1,100 836 1,579
82 78 Challenger Group 258,496 - 1,900 1,350 3,300
81 84 Paschall Truck Lines Inc. 259,301 - 1,810 949 3,278
80 90 IMC Cos. 273,000 236,000 1,826 274 91
79 77 Comcar Industries 275,165 - 2,702 1,404 4,680
78 88 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 278,341 - 2,300 1,170 2,800
77 60 Acme Truck Line Inc. 282,597 - - 1 1,314
76 79 Koch Companies Inc. 290,000 - 1,300 898 4,950
75 92 Dicom Transportation Group 313,000 - - - -
74 76 Maverick USA Inc. 314,722 - 2,034 1,424 2,270
73 75 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 325,384 - 2,600 872 1,900
72 74 Cassens Transport 327,206 - 1,327 1,411 -
71 73 Epes Carriers Inc. 332,276 27,524 1,542 968 5,636
70 69 Roehl Transport Inc. 374,156 - 2,540 1,931 4,829
69 65 Dart Transit Co. 383,284 2,092 1,266 545 6,248
68 63 Bennett International Group 384,418 - 882 77 1,379
66 71 Mesilla Valley Transportation 397,716 - 1,950 1,100 5,100
65 59 Bison Transport Inc. 406,981 - 2,600 926 3,616
64 67 P.A.M. Transportation Services 417,050 21,436 3,049 916 4,983
63 72 California Cartage Co. 420,000 - - 1,500 -
62 66 Cowan Systems 432,000 - 1,910 1,268 4,442
61 61 TransX Group 442,428 - 2,670 683 4,360
60 62 Shevell Group 454,000 - 3,644 1,845 4,550
59 68 Evans Network of Cos. 457,000 - 300 40 600
58 64 Dayton Freight Lines Inc. 462,000 - 3,905 1,361 3,106
57 56 Canada Cartage System 466,463 - 4,000 1,536 2,463
56 - PS Logistics 491,000 - 1,900 1,521 2,271
55 53 Mercer Transportation Co. 494,912 - 312 2,487 2,487
54 55 United Road Services 500,000 - 1,700 1,400 1,600
52 54 Western Express Inc. 520,079 - 3,275 2,430 5,860
51 57 Mullen Group Ltd. 559,477 - 3,407 1,523 4,839
50 51 AAA Cooper Transportation Inc. 595,368 - 5,000 3,000 6,500
49 58 The Suddath Cos. 600,000 - 2,150 410 765
48 52 Pitt Ohio 619,736 - 3,169 865 2,036
46 47 Stevens Transport 671,110 89,130 2,792 1,905 3,880
45 44 Day & Ross Transportation 710,914 - 1,793 255 3,580
44 49 Daseke Inc. 721,000 - 3,014 2,255 5,977
43 46 Covenant Transportation Group 724,240 42,085 4,400 2,318 6,978
42 43 Jack Cooper Holdings Corp. 728,589 - 3,895 3,426 -
41 39 Heartland Express Inc. 736,345 73,056 4,200 879 6,281
40 45 Trimac Group 756,000 - 3,262 1,303 4,282
39 37 Atlas World Group 845,100 8,200 674 12 -
38 41 Ruan 869,214 - 5,558 3,501 7,691
37 38 Anderson Trucking Service 880,820 - 1,430 584 6,463
36 40 KLLM Transport Services 910,000 - - 4,000 5,600
35 34 Forward Air Corp. 959,125 55,575 4,536 295 4,078
33 32 Crete Carrier Corp. 1,014,000 - - 5,118 12,982
32 42 Celadon Group Inc. 1,026,489 38,620 6,200 3,141 13,327
31 33 Averitt Express Inc. 1,078,436 - - 4,215 12,474
30 27 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 1,130,000 - 7,309 910 3,650
29 31 Knight Transportation Inc. 1,182,964 116,718 5,500 4,292 11,718
28 28 Southeastern Freight Lines 1,192,823 - 8,687 3,510 11,477
27 30 NFI Industries 1,200,000 - 8,200 2,140 7,800
26 22 Purolator Holdings Ltd. 1,202,828 - 11,000 465 1,300
25 26 Saia Inc. 1,221,311 - 8,900 3,932 12,371
24 25 CRST International 1,316,696 - 8,084 2,023 8,499
23 23 C.R. England Inc. 1,397,626 - 7,825 4,365 6,010
22 29 Penske Logistics 1,400,000 - 13,740 2,500 5,540
21 20 Kenan Advantage Group Inc. 1,455,100 - 9,016 4,458 9,491
20 24 Sirva Inc. 1,500,000 - - - -
19 18 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,541,000 - 10,400 5,913 15,000
18 21 Prime Inc. 1,627,899 223,958 3,365 1,738 12,629
17 19 UniGroup Inc. 1,700,000 - 1,220 5,000 6,700
16 17 Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. 1,995,019 48,000 4,502 1,276 6,494
15 16 Werner Enterprises Inc. 2,093,529 123,714 12,325 6,697 24,090
14 15 Estes Express Lines 2,367,000 - 16,126 6,561 26,518
13 13 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 2,443,301 139,554 - 4,098 6,042
11 11 Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. 2,972,442 304,690 19,482 7,688 30,204
10 9 TransForce Inc. 3,154,018 127,915 15,496 5,938 17,706
9 10 Landstar System 3,321,091 147,689 1,223 9,237 14,761
8 8 Hub Group 3,525,595 70,949 2,605 1,045 452
7 7 Schneider 4,000,000 - 18,132 10,120 33,830
6 6 Swift Transportation 4,229,322 197,577 21,000 7,442 65,233
5 5 YRC Worldwide 4,832,400 700 32,000 12,800 45,000
4 3 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 6,187,646 427,235 21,455 12,500 29,276
3 14 XPO Logistics 7,623,200 -245,900 87,000 11,361 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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