Top 50 Trucking Companies

Top 50 Trucking Companies

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Top 50 trucking companies
The United States’ largest trucking companies kept tapping their brakes in 2013, slowing revenue growth for the second consecutive year as the economic recovery remained a modest one.

News & Analysis

Mexico trucking
02 Sep 2014
UPS is making some major moves to tap growing domestic freight in Mexico, driven by the manufacturing sector and fueled by export demand and a burgeoning middle class.
Swift truck
25 Jul 2014
Swift Transportation, the largest U.S. truckload operator, got even bigger in the second quarter, but potential growth was restrained, the company said, by a “challenging driver market.”
03 Jul 2014
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has appointed a president for each of its three business segments, completing the reshuffling of its executive team.
11 Jun 2014
Celadon Group, a $681 million trucking operator that has been buying smaller truckload carriers at a fast clip, sold its longstanding stake in a vendor discount program aimed at smaller trucking firms.
10 Jun 2014
Jeff Rogers, until last September the president of YRC Freight, will have a new job and a new challenge next year when he becomes the next CEO of Universal Truckload Services.
04 Jun 2014
Better than expected freight demand in April and May pushed revenue and profit higher at Landstar System.

Commentary

Better operating margins are finally on the horizon for the less-than-truckload industry. LTL profitability has been dismal for years, with most large carriers reporting operating ratios above 95.

Video

Senior Editor Bill Cassidy interviews YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch, who is getting closer to his goal of returning the troubled less-than-truckload operator to profitability.