Top 50 Trucking Companies

Top 50 Trucking Companies

Strong domestic economic growth and the tightest trucking market on record translated into double-digit percentage gains for the top 50 US truckload and less-than-truckload (LTL) operators in 2018.

JOC.com’s annual Top 50 Truckload Carriers and Top 50 LTL Carriers rankings are assembled by SJ Consulting Group using company financial reports and SJ Consulting Group estimates and analyzed by JOC editors. Revenue figures are expressed in millions of US dollars. Truckload revenue figures may include less than 10 percent for LTL and other services, and LTL revenue may include less than 10 percent for truckload and other services.

 

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Special Coverage

The largest domestic truckload and less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers reported double-digit percentage revenue gains in 2018 thanks to strong US economic growth and the tightest trucking market on record.

News & Analysis

18 Sep 2019
When it comes to profitability, FedEx’s less-than-truckload arm outperformed its bigger, package-focused sister divisions, while gaining e-commerce business.
04 Sep 2019
Truck drivers are being detained longer during pickups and deliveries, cutting into their driving time and adding to shipping costs, despite efforts by “shippers of choice” to speed those drivers through their gates, a study by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) finds.
30 Aug 2019
Businesses rush to position goods and assets in Florida as rail and trucking operations race against the clock ahead of Hurricane Dorian’s landfall.
29 Aug 2019
J.B. Hunt has informed shippers it will assess peak season surcharges on excess freight out of California and Washington state even though volumes are much weaker than a year ago.
28 Aug 2019
The number of US trucking companies rose by more than 21,000 in the year between June 2018 and this June, even as low spot-market pricing increased pressure on smaller fleets.
26 Aug 2019
Heartland Express has acquired truckload carrier Millis Transfer and the Millis driving school for $150 million, the second major acquisition the Iowa carrier has made in two years.

Commentary

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