In a major crossroads of interstate truck traffic, we in metro Atlanta frequently see tractor trailers from the nation’s largest trucking companies on our roads. Wherever they travel in the United States, they are regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
Here are the top 100 public trucking carriers in the US in 2010, the largest of which is UPS, based right here in metro Atlanta:
DHL USA YRC Worldwide Inc.
Ryder System Con-way Inc.
Penske Truck Leasing Co.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Schneider National Inc.
Swift Transportation Landstar System Sirva Inc.
Werner Enterprises TransForce Inc.
Arkansas Best Corp.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Estes Express Lines Purolator Courier Ltd.
Old Dominion Freight Line Greatwide Logistics Services C.R. England Inc.
Crete Carrier Corp.
NFI Industries Averitt Express Atlas World Group Southeastern Freight Lines Ruan Transportation Management Systems Lynden Inc.
CRST International Kenan Advantage Group Knight Transportation Vitran Corp.
Quality Distribution Inc.
Covenant Transportation Group Anderson Trucking Service Marten Transport Trimac Group Universal Truckload Services Inc.
Celadon Group Stevens Transport Dart Transit Co.
Interstate Distributor Co.
Heartland Express Roadrunner Transportation Systems TransX Group Western Express Shevell Group AAA Cooper Transportation Forward Air Corp.
Comcar Industries USA Truck RoadLink Frozen Food Express Industries Canada Cartage System Contrans Group Mullen Group Central Refrigerated Service Inc.
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc.
Challenger Group Gordon Trucking Inc.
Mercer Transportation 3PD Inc.
TransAm Trucking Graebel Cos.
KLLM Transport Services Cardinal Logistics Management The Suddath Cos.
Pitt Ohio Express Super Service Holdings (formerly Gainey Corp.)
Mesilla Valley Transportation Specialized Transportation Inc.
Calyx Transportation Group Roehl Transport Koch Companies Inc.
Bridge Terminal Transport Inc.
Epes Carriers Inc.
Dayton Freight Lines Inc.
Central Freight Lines Bennett International Group Duie Pyle Cos.
Transport America Cowan Systems United Road Services Navajo Express Maverick USA Milan Express Co.
Superior Bulk Logistics A&R Logistics Consolidated Fastfrate Evans Network of Cos.
Velocity Express U.S. 1 Industries Paschall Truck Lines Groendyke Transport Arpin Group Jack Cooper Transport Co
Ken Shigley is president of the State Bar of Georgia, author of Georgia Law of Torts: Trial Preparation and Practice, a Certified Civil Trial Attorney of the National Board of Trial Advocacy (one of 20 in Georgia), a board member of the Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, and designated as a “Super Lawyer” by Atlanta Magazine. His practice involves litigation of interstate motor carrier collision cases in Georgia and neighboring states in compliance with the multijurisdictional practice and pro hac vice rules of each state.