FleetOwner 500: Top 10 for-hire tractors

Feb. 28, 2024
Here are the top 10 trucking companies with the most tractors in 2024.

The past year featured many ups and downs for the trucking industry, but some companies continue to dominate. These same companies, non-coincidentally, rank highest regarding the number of tractors, according to the annual FleetOwner 500: For-Hire list.

This tractor list is dominated by the top companies of the FO 500, including FedEx, UPS, Knight-Swift Transportation, and more. All companies listed here are in the top 10 ranking of the 500 list, other than Werner Enterprises, which ranks 11th. 

See also: FleetOwner 500: For-Hire 2024

1. FedEx

  • Tractors: 38,168
  • Top 500 rank: 1
  • 2024 Growth: 0
  • Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee 
  • Operating Type: Package/LTL

2. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings

  • Tractors: 29,396
  • Top 500 rank: 3
  • 2024 Growth: 0
  • Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Operating Type: General Freight

3. J.B. Hunt Transport

  • Tractors: 22,902
  • Top 500 rank: 4
  • 2024 Growth: 0
  • Headquarters: Lowell, Arkansas
  • Operating Type: General Freight

4. R+L Carriers

  • Tractors: 16,794
  • Top 500 rank: 5
  • 2024 Growth: 0
  • Headquarters: Wilmington, Ohio
  • Operating Type: Package/LTL

5. UPS

  • Tractors: 16,595
  • Top 500 rank: 2
  • 2024 Growth: 0
  • Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Operating Type: Package/LTL

6. Schneider National

  • Tractors: 12,819 
  • Top 500 rank: 6
  • 2024 Growth: +1
  • Headquarters: Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Operating Type: General Freight

7. TFI International

  • Tractors: 11,670
  • Top 500 rank: 7
  • 2024 Growth: +2
  • Headquarters: Saint-Laurent, Quebec
  • Operating Type: Package/LTL

8. Landstar System

  • Tractors: 10,904
  • Top 500 rank: 8
  • 2024 Growth: 0
  • Headquarters: Jacksonville, Florida
  • Operating Type: General Freight

9. Old Dominion Freight Line

  • Tractors: 10,566
  • Top 500 rank: 10
  • 2024 Growth: 0
  • Headquarters: Thomasville, North Carolina
  • Operating Type: Package/LTL

10. Werner Enterprises

  • Tractors: 10,269
  • Top 500 rank: 11
  • 2024 Growth: +2
  • Headquarters: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Operating Type: General Freight
About the Author

Jenna Hume | Digital Editor

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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