FleetOwner 500: Top 10 for-hire refrigerated fleets

May 17, 2024
Here are the FleetOwner 500: For-Hire list’s top 10 refrigerated trucking companies.

This year's annual FleetOwner 500: For-Hire list includes many operating types, but this media gallery highlights refrigerated fleets. These 10 fleets transport temperature-controlled goods around the U.S.

See also: FleetOwner 500: For-Hire 2024

1. C.R. England

  • Total vehicles: 4,254
  • Top 500 rank: 29
  • 2024 Growth: +5
  • Headquarters: Salt Lake City, Utah

2. Marten Transport

  • Total vehicles: 3,742
  • Top 500 rank: 32
  • 2024 Growth: +6
  • Headquarters: Mondovi, Wisconsin

3. Hirschbach Motor Lines

  • Total vehicles: 3,348
  • Top 500 rank: 43
  • 2024 Growth: 0
  • Headquarters: Dubuque, Iowa

4. KLLM Transport Services

  • Total vehicles: 2,980
  • Top 500 rank: 52
  • 2024 Growth: +3
  • Headquarters: Jackson, Mississippi

5. Stevens Transport

  • Total vehicles: 2,911
  • Top 500 rank: 54
  • 2024 Growth: -2
  • Headquarters: Dallas, Texas

6. K. L. Breeden & Sons

  • Total vehicles: 1,338
  • Top 500 rank: 89
  • 2024 Growth: -1
  • Headquarters: Terrell, Texas

7. Leonard’s Express

  • Total vehicles: 904
  • Top 500 rank: 120
  • 2024 Growth: 0
  • Headquarters: Farmington, New York

8. J&R Schugel Trucking

  • Total vehicles: 738
  • Top 500 rank: 148
  • 2024 Growth: +8
  • Headquarters: New Ulm, Minnesota

9. Freymiller

  • Total vehicles: 726
  • Top 500 rank: 152
  • 2024 Growth: +11
  • Headquarters: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

10. K&B Transportation

  • Total vehicles: 700
  • Top 500 rank: 158
  • 2024 Growth: -6
  • Headquarters: South Sioux City, Nebraska
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Digital Editor Jenna Hume previously worked as a writer in the gaming industry. She has a bachelor of fine arts degree in creative writing from Truman State University and a master of fine arts degree in writing from Lindenwood University. She is currently based in Missouri. 

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