Top U.S. & Canadian Trucking Companies

Top U.S. & Canadian Trucking Companies

Ranked By Revenue and Market Segment

TOP 50 NORTH AMERICA'S LTL CARRIERS
RANK
CARRIER NAME2009 REVENUE (In millions of U.S. dollars)PRIMARY COVERAGE AREANUMBER OF TERMINALS
(END OF 2009)
PUBLIC/
PRIVATE
UNION/
NON-UNION
1
FedEx Freight $ 3,618Nationwide, Canada, Mexico361 Public  Non-Union 
2
YRC $3,177Nationwide, Canada, Mexico341 Public  Union 
3
Con-way Freight $2,574Nationwide, Canada, Mexico290 Public  Non-Union 
4
UPS Freight $1,807Nationwide, Canada, Mexico231 Public  Union 
5
ABF Freight System $1,260Nationwide, Canada281 Public  Union 
6
Estes Express Lines $1,174Nationwide194 Private  Non-Union 
7
Old Dominion Freight Line $1,158Nationwide, Canada210 Public  Non-Union 
8
R+L Carriers $862Nationwide112 Private  Non-Union 
9
Saia Motor Freight Line $794Nationwide (excluding Northeast)147 Public  Non-Union 
10
Holland $667Midwest, Southeast57 Public  Union 
11
Southeastern Freight Lines $628Southeast, Southwest76 Private  Non-Union 
12
Vitran Express $519Nationwide (excluding Northeast, Southeast, Mountain), Canada101 Public  Non-Union 
13
Day & Ross Transportation Group $512Canada35 Private  Non-Union 
14
Averitt Express $471Southeast, Southwest80 Private  Non-Union 
15
Transforce $461Canada93 Public  Partially Union 
16
AAA Cooper Transportation $418Southeast, Southwest81 Private  Non-Union 
17
Central Transport International $342Nationwide (excluding Mountain, Northwest), Eastern Canada190 Private  Non-Union 
18
Reddaway $317Northwest, West, Mountain64 Public  Partially Union 
19
Roadrunner Transportation $316Nationwide18 Public  Non-Union 
20
New England Motor Freight $311Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Eastern Canada31 Private  Union 
21
Pitt-Ohio Express $255Mid-Atlantic21 Private  Non-Union 
22
New Penn Motor Express $250Northeast24 Public  Union 
23
Dayton Freight Lines $214Midwest40 Private  Non-Union 
24
A. Duie Pyle $205Northeast14 Private  Non-Union 
25
New Century Transportation $185Nationwide3 Private  Non-Union 
26
Central Freight Lines $162Southwest, West51 Private  Non-Union 
27
Quik X Transportation $161Canada14 Private  Non-Union 
28
Manitoulin Transport $140Canada59 Private  Non-Union 
29
FastFrate $132Canada16 Private  Union 
30
Daylight Transport $128Nationwide (excluding Mountain)3 Private  Non-Union 
31
Wilson Trucking $122Southeast35 Private  Non-Union 
32
Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines $118Eastern Canada20 Private  Non-Union 
33
Oak Harbor Freight Lines $104Northwest, West31 Private  Partially Union 
34
Ward Trucking $102Mid-Atlantic21 Private  Non-Union 
35
Armour Transportation Systems $100Eastern Canada25 Private  Non-Union 
36
National Fast Freight $92Canada22 Private Non-Union
37
Midland Transport $88Eastern Canada22 Private  Non-Union 
38
Lakeville Motor Express $80Midwest29 Private  Non-Union 
39
Milan Express $77Southeast, Midwest36 Private  Non-Union 
40
TransX $72Canada13 Private  Non-Union 
41
DATS Trucking $69Mountain, West24 Private  Non-Union 
42
Watkins & Shepard Trucking $67Nationwide (excluding Midwest, Southwest)20 Private  Non-Union 
43
Clarke Transport $67Canada14 Public Partially Union
44
Dohrn Transfer $66Midwest20 Private  Non-Union 
45
Gardewine North $65Central Canada33 Private Non-Union
46
North Park Transportation $63Mountain28 Private  Non-Union 
47
Midwest Motor Express $62Midwest, Mountain31 Private  Non-Union 
48
Standard Forwarding $58Midwest16 Private  Union 
49
Land Air Express of New England $57Northeast13 Private  Non-Union 
50
Southwestern Motor Transport $52Southwest27 Private  Non-Union 
2009 TOP-50 NORTH AMERICAN LTL CARRIER REVENUE $24,799 
Source: Company reports and SJ Consulting Group estimates



NORTH AMERICA'S TOP 26 TRUCKLOAD CARRIERS
RANK
COMPANY NAMESUBSIDIARY PORTFOLIO/COMMENTS2008 REVENUE
(In millions of U.S. dollars)
2009 REVENUE
(In millions of U.S. dollars)
PERCENT CHANGE
1
Swift TransportationSwift Transportation $ 3,163 $2,338-26.1%
2
Schneider NationalSchneider National, Schneider National Bulk Carriers $2,807 $2,200-21.6%
3
Landstar SystemLandstar Ranger, Landstar Inway, Landstar Ligon, Landstar Gemini, Landstar Carrier Services, Landstar Express Americas, Landstar Canada$2,521$1,911-24.2%
4
Werner EnterprisesOne-way Truckload, Dedicated, Cross-Border $1,891 $1,433-24.2%
5
U.S. Xpress EnterprisesUS Xpress, Xpress Global Systems, Xpress Direct, Total Transportation, Arnold Transportation, Abilene Motor Express, C&C Transportation, Smith Transport, Pinner Transport $1,745 $1,333-23.6%
6
J.B. Hunt Transport ServicesJ.B. Hunt Truck, Dedicated Contract Services $1,603 $1,204-24.9%
7
PrimeFlatbed, Refrigerated, Tanker $920 $9927.8%
8
C.R. England England North American, England Mexico, England Dedicated $1,075 $979-8.9%
9
Crete CarrierCrete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking, Hunt Transportation $1,110 $849-23.6%
10
Knight TransportationKnight Transportation, Knight Refrigerated $726 $585-19.4%
11
Ruan Transportation
Management Services 
Ruan Dedicated Contract Carriage, Bulk Transportation $742 $584-21.3%
12
CRST InternationalCRST Van Expedited, CRST Malone, CRST Dedicated Services $766 $561-26.8%
13
Covenant Transport GroupCovenant Transport, Southern Refrigerated Transport, Star Transportation $              719 $541-24.8%
14
Celadon Group*Celadon Trucking, Celadon Logistics, Jaguar, Celadon Canada $560 $479-14.5%
15
Ryder SystemDedicated Contract Carriage  $548 $471-14.1%
16
Stevens TransportOne-Way, Dedicated, Expedited $545 $463-15.0%
17
Heartland ExpressHeartland Express $626 $460-26.5%
18
Interstate DistributorIDC — Specialized Services, Heavy-Haul, Temperature-Controlled, Dedicated $536 $448-16.3%
19
Western ExpressTruckload Van, Dedicated, Flatbed $594 $439-26.1%
20
Anderson Trucking ServiceATS Specialized, ATS Van Transportation, ATS Heavy-Haul $665 $432-35.0%
21
Comcar IndustriesCT Transportation, Commercial Carrier Corp., Midwest Coast Transport, Willis Shaw Express, CTL Transportation $535 $400-25.3%
22
Marten TransportMarten Transport $508 $397-21.9%
23
National FreightNFI Transportation $469 $385-17.9%
24
Dart TransitDart Regional, Dart Dedicated $503 $373-25.8%
25
USA TruckUSA Truck $519 $368-29.1%
26
Con-way TruckloadCon-way Truckload $505 $365-27.7%
TOTAL TOP 26 TRUCKLOAD CARRIER REVENUE $24,380 $19,079 -21.7%
*Revenue adjusted to reflect calendar quarters
Note: Revenue reflects truckload operations and excludes intermodal, logistics and other services.
Sources: Company reports and SJ Consulting Group estimates
Prepared by SJ Consulting Group




TOP 25 NORTH AMERICAN TEMPERATURE-CONTROLLED CARRIERS
RANK
CARRIER2008 REVENUE
(In millions of U.S. dollars)
2009 REVENUE (In millions of U.S. dollars)PERCENT CHANGECOMMENTS
1
Prime $706 $833
18.0%
 
2
C.R. England $813 $744
-8.5%
 
3
Greatwide Logistics $459 $462
0.8%
 Offers temperature-controlled trucking through dedicated services 
4
Stevens Transport $501 $446
-11.0%
 
5
Marten Transport $463 $377
-18.5%
 
7
Schneider National $370 $324
-12.3%
 Offers temperature-controlled trucking through dedicated services 
6
Central Refrigerated Service $406 $322
-20.7%
 
8
Frozen Food Express $396 $310
-21.7%
 Includes FFE Transportation and Lisa Motor Lines 
9
KLLM Transport Services $295 $256
-13.2%
 
10
Navajo Express $226 $225
-0.4%
 
11
TransAm Trucking $248 $217
-12.4%
 
12
Comcar Industries  $267 $208
-22.0%
 Includes Willis Shaw Express and Midwest Coast Transport 
13
John Christner Trucking $209 $179
-14.3%
 
14
Shaffer Trucking $236 $170
-27.7%
 Temperature-controlled division of Crete Carrier  
15
Swift Transportation $180 $146
-19.1%
 
16
May Trucking $170 $140
-17.6%
 
17
J.B. Hunt Transport Services $138 $139
0.4%
 Offers temperature-controlled trucking through dedicated services 
18
Southern Refrigerated Transport $145 $126
-13.5%
 Temperature-controlled division of Covenant Transport Group 
19
WEL  $99 $109
10.3%
 
20
J&R Schugel Trucking $121 $101
-16.7%
 
21
K&B Transportation $109 $99
-9.2%
 
22
Werner Enterprises $140 $95
-32.1%
 Offers temperature-controlled trucking through dedicated services 
23
Knight Refrigerated $92 $93
1.1%
 Temperature-controlled division of Knight Transportation 
24
National Carriers $100 $85
-15.1%
 
25
Earl Henderson Trucking $85 $75
-12.1%
 
Total Top 25 Temperature-Controlled Carriers $6,973  $6,282
-9.9%
 
Sources: Company reports and SJ Consulting Group estimates
Prepared by SJ Consulting Group





TOP 10 BULK/TANK TRUCKLOAD CARRIERS
RANK
CARRIER2008
REVENUE
(In millions of U.S. dollars)
2009
REVENUE
(In millions of U.S. dollars)
PERCENT CHANGE
1
Landstar System* $846 $642-24.1%
2
Vision Logistics Holding* $679 $394-42.0%
3
Anderson Trucking Service $515 $325-36.9%
4
TMC Transportation/Annett Holdings $505 $324-35.9%
5
Universal Truckload Services* $479 $322-32.8%
6
Mercer Transportation* $445 $282-36.6%
7
Maverick Transporation $304 $191-37.4%
8
Western Express $279 $182-34.8%
9
CRST Malone $269 $176-34.6%
10
Acme Truck Line* $218 $148-32.1%
Total Top 10 Flatbed Carriers $4,539 $2,985-34.2%

*Asset-light carrier
Note: Revenue includes oversize/overweight trucking
Sources: Company reports and SJ Consulting Group estimates