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 Truckload Dedicated Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending
1 Swift Truckload 3,131,771
2 Schneider 2,380,000
3 Landstar System 1,894,221
4 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 1,836,766
5 Werner Enterprises Inc. 1,644,874
6 Penske Logistics 1,400,000
7 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,346,000
8 TFI International 1,263,357
9 Roadrunner Truckload Logistics 1,175,594
10 Knight Transportation Inc. 952,098
11 Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 895,538
12 Crete Carrier Corp. 775,000
13 XPO Logistics 770,000
14 Celadon Trucking Services 748,337
15 Heartland Express Inc. 736,345
16 Universal Truckload 696,134
17 CRST International 585,587
18 Mullen Group Ltd. 559,477
19 Ruan 521,063
20 Western Express Inc. 520,079
21 Canada Cartage System 466,463
22 Covenant Transportation Group 449,029
23 Cowan Systems 432,000
24 P.A.M. Transportation Services 417,050
25 Bison Transport Inc. 406,981
26 Mesilla Valley Transportation 397,716
27 Interstate Distributor Co. 392,109
28 USA Truck 356,528
29 Dart Transit Co. 349,456
30 NFI Transportation 332,700
31 Koch Companies Inc. 290,000
32 Paschall Truck Lines Inc. 259,301
33 Challenger Motor Freight 258,496
34 G&P Trucking 227,329
35 Martin Transportation Systems 220,000
36 Epes Carriers Inc. 215,979
37 Roehl Transport Inc. 211,154
38 Brown Trucking Co. 176,521
39 Anderson Trucking Service 155,898
40 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 143,000
41 CalArk Inc. 124,218
42 SLH Transport 114,581
43 Day & Ross Freight 112,324
44 Forward Air Corp. 110,950
45 Abilene Motor Express 95,000
46 Titan Transfer Inc 84,002
47 TransX Group 79,593
48 System Freight Inc. 72,562
49 Bruce R. Smith Ltd. 44,604
50 Atlas World Group 28,501
51 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 15,490
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Extras
North America’s for-hire carriers face an onslaught of regulations and potential disruption from technologies.
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