Interesting Facts About The
of all cargo is transported by trucks
Freight revenue is forecast to grow 75% by 2026
annual trucking industry revenue
(e.g. Walmart, Amazon)
- $29.8B UPS
- $19.8B FedEx
- $6.2B J.B. HUNT
- $48.B YRC
- $4.2B SWIFT
90% of trucking companies operate fewer than 6 trucks.
people are employed by the trucking industry
(6% of the U.S. working population)
of those are
Truck driver is the most hazardous job out there!
The average age of a truck
driver is 49
The average pay is $40,260 annually.
Truck drivers work 70 hours in an 8-daywork week before getting a day off
Versus 47 hours per week for an average American.