2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings

Top Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending Previous Year Revenue (000) Revenue % Change
1 FedEx Corp. 6,170,000
  • 6,180,000
2 YRC Worldwide 4,832,400
  • 5,068,800
3 XPO Logistics 3,600,000
  • 3,632,065
4 Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. 2,972,442
  • 2,787,897
5 UPS Inc. 2,881,000
  • 3,048,000
6 Estes Express Lines 2,367,000
  • 2,173,000
7 R&L Carriers 1,429,000
  • 1,415,000
8 Saia Inc. 1,221,311
  • 1,272,321
9 Southeastern Freight Lines 955,052
  • 925,657
10 Averitt Express Inc. 702,000
  • 674,000
11 TransForce Inc. 691,014
  • 824,636
12 Central Transport International 675,000
  • 667,000
13 AAA Cooper Transportation Inc. 595,368
  • 580,371
14 Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. 516,251
  • 577,175
15 Dayton Freight Lines Inc. 452,817
  • 436,000
16 Pitt Ohio 396,000
  • 393,000
17 Shevell Group 388,000
  • 372,000
18 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 281,554
  • 277,160
19 Day & Ross Transportation 270,148
  • 358,975
20 Central Freight Lines Inc. 205,000
  • 214,000
21 Daylight Transport 192,000
  • 202,000
22 Oak Harbor Freight Lines Inc. 186,974
  • 181,914
23 Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. 166,944
  • 153,000
24 Watkins & Shepard Trucking 159,000
  • 162,142
25 Wilson Trucking Corp. 147,550
  • 148,284
26 Forward Air Corp. 129,988
  • 125,200
27 Lakeville Motor Express 120,000
  • 125,000
28 Fastfrate Group 103,171
  • 125,679
29 Midwest Motor Express 93,000
  • 99,000
30 TransX Group 92,859
  • 86,863
31 Landstar System 80,687
  • 80,384
32 The Dependable Cos. 75,000
  • 74,000
33 Anderson Trucking Service 54,096
  • 52,500
34 Atlas World Group 38,178
  • 30,865
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Extras
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