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 Refrigerated (Truckload & LTL) Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort ascending Previous Year Revenue (000) Revenue % Change
1 Prime Inc. 1,627,899
  • 1,563,413
2 C.R. England Inc. 1,397,626
  • 1,517,289
3 KLLM Transport Services 910,000
  • 863,000
4 Stevens Transport 671,110
  • 673,160
5 Swift Transportation 380,251
  • 417,980
6 TransAm Trucking Inc. 280,000
  • 299,000
7 John Christner Trucking 244,718
  • 238,572
8 Crete Carrier Corp. 207,000
  • 212,000
9 May Trucking 200,619
  • 204,961
10 Covenant Transportation Group 195,545
  • 201,314
11 Navajo Express Inc. 175,000
  • 218,000
12 TransX Group 150,343
  • 144,771
13 Black Horse Carriers Inc. 135,000
  • 115,000
14 J&R Schugel Trucking Inc. 122,000
  • 129,000
15 Comcar Industries 111,506
  • 125,133
16 WEL Cos. 109,000
  • 102,000
17 National Carriers 105,000
  • 106,700
18 Freymiller Inc. 93,000
  • 84,000
19 Day & Ross Transportation 72,513
20 Bay & Bay Transportation 70,269
  • 94,500
21 Continental Express 69,000
  • 81,000
22 Celadon Group Inc. 56,518
  • 10,260
23 Forward Air Corp. 42,373
  • 48,824
24 Roehl Transport Inc. 35,928
  • 32,600
25 Trans-System Inc. 33,075
  • 33,792
26 Koch Companies Inc. 30,000
27 Maverick USA Inc. 29,277
  • 26,970
28 CRST International 28,873
  • 25,033
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Extras
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