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 Previous Year Revenue (000) Revenue % Change
1 Swift Transportation 3,131,771
  • 3,193,088
2 Schneider 2,380,000
  • 2,465,000
3 Landstar System 1,894,221
  • 1,814,195
4 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 1,836,766
  • 1,780,000
5 Werner Enterprises Inc. 1,644,874
  • 1,720,137
6 Penske Logistics 1,400,000
  • 1,137,000
7 U.S. Xpress Enterprises 1,346,000
  • 1,431,000
8 TransForce Inc. 1,263,357
  • 962,012
9 NFI Industries 1,200,000
  • 1,105,000
10 Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. 1,175,594
  • 999,077
11 Knight Transportation Inc. 952,098
  • 892,124
12 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions 895,538
  • 899,802
13 Crete Carrier Corp. 775,000
  • 783,000
14 XPO Logistics 770,000
  • 631,511
15 Celadon Group Inc. 748,337
  • 686,388
16 Heartland Express Inc. 736,345
  • 871,355
17 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. 696,134
  • 769,300
18 Cardinal Logistics Management Corp[comma] 630,000
  • 949,000
19 CRST International 585,587
  • 593,002
20 Mullen Group Ltd. 559,477
  • 516,878
21 Ruan 521,063
  • 531,207
22 Western Express Inc. 520,079
  • 540,103
23 Canada Cartage System 466,463
  • 516,976
24 Covenant Transportation Group 449,029
  • 445,768
25 Cowan Systems 432,000
  • 421,515
26 P.A.M. Transportation Services 417,050
  • 410,937
27 Bison Transport Inc. 406,981
  • 489,568
28 Mesilla Valley Transportation 397,716
  • 372,000
29 Dart Transit Co. 349,456
  • 385,270
30 Koch Companies Inc. 290,000
  • 285,000
31 Paschall Truck Lines Inc. 259,301
  • 261,211
32 Challenger Group 258,496
  • 300,130
33 Southeastern Freight Lines 227,329
  • 236,800
34 Martin Transportation Systems 220,000
  • 222,000
35 Epes Carriers Inc. 215,979
  • 235,369
36 Roehl Transport Inc. 211,154
  • 221,500
37 Brown Integrated Logistics 176,521
  • 179,500
38 Anderson Trucking Service 155,898
  • 93,976
39 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 143,000
  • 123,000
40 CalArk Inc. 124,218
  • 128,915
41 SLH Transport 114,581
  • 154,821
42 Day & Ross Transportation 112,324
  • 311,882
43 Forward Air Corp. 110,950
  • 77,679
44 Abilene Motor Express 95,000
  • 94,000
45 Titan Transfer Inc 84,002
  • 88,334
46 TransX Group 79,593
  • 101,340
47 System Freight Inc. 72,562
  • 65,184
48 Fastfrate Group 44,604
  • 61,430
49 Atlas World Group 28,501
  • 26,838
50 A. Duie Pyle Inc. 15,490
51 Dayton Freight Lines Inc. 9,612
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Extras
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