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.
Truck driver log
That’s enough miles
to travel to Pluto
and back nearly
gallons of fuel
is used per year
Truck driver is the most common occupation in 29 states.
is spend on fuel
A long haul truck driver logs over 100,000 miles annually, which is almost 4 times the length of the equator.
United States Department of Transportation
American Trucking Associations
The Journal of Commerce