2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Tractors Truckssort descending Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
61 54 Shaw Industries Group 643 - 3,211 -
94 - Bragg Cos. 433 - 682 -
53 66 Love's Travel Stops 684 20 732 -
69 63 Maxim Crane Works 608 - 985 -
42 35 Plains All American Pipeline 820 - 1,875 $20.0 billion
27 26 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,300 - 2,800 $4.6 billion
77 77 C & S Wholesale Grocers 567 0 - 1,613 $30.0 billion
65 70 JBS USA Holdings 627 0 - 1,393 $33.9 billion
55 59 Advanced Drainage Systems 675 0 - 1,200 $1.3 billion
60 69 Sherwin-Williams Co. 644 1 - 1,623 $15.8 billion
90 85 Ace Hardware Corp. 469 1 1 1,455 $4.9 billion
26 27 DOT Foods 1,325 4 18 2,065 -
76 79 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 569 5 - 2,843 -
59 89 Supervalu Inc. 648 5 - 2,768 $12.5 billion
92 86 Sanderson Farms Inc. 456 6 - 671 $2.8 billion
48 53 Ashley Furniture Industries 722 7 - 3,526 -
86 - FCA Transport 495 7 - 1,460 -
43 47 United Natural Foods 812 7 - 1,044 $8.5 billion
89 84 KeHE Distributors 479 8 - 769 -
97 92 BlueLinx Holdings 418 9 - 591 $1.9 billion
95 - Dunkin' Brands Group 430 12 - 450 $0.8 billion
62 72 Publix Super Markets 642 16 400 3,153 $34.0 billion
33 33 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,084 28 - 1,388 -
45 46 Walgreen Co. 791 35 - 2,039 $117.3 billion
22 21 Kroger Co. 1,489 35 - 5,490 $115.0 billion
19 18 Gordon Food Service 1,714 36 - 2,375 -
68 68 Golden State Foods 616 38 - 826 $6.0 billion
84 - Globe Energy Services 529 43 - 529 -
37 38 Ben E. Keith Co. 963 46 - 1,195 -
46 45 Food Services of America 772 55 - 741 -
13 16 Tyson Foods 2,380 56 1,274 6,499 $37.0 billion
31 55 Quikrete Companies 1,103 58 - 1,475 -
51 52 Kellogg Co. 710 60 - 1,153 $13.0 billion
96 93 Maines Paper & Food Service 423 66 - 553 $3.5 billion
58 78 Shamrock Foods Co. 661 66 95 1,020 -
80 80 Bunzl Distribution USA 546 71 43 975 $8.5 billion
38 42 Veritiv Corp. 933 71 209 1,447 $8.3 billion
49 49 Univar Inc. 721 83 62 1,579 $8.1 billion
14 13 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,331 86 538 2,749 $6.4 billion
64 62 Brenntag North America 636 87 - 1,565 -
71 65 Archer Daniels Midland 602 87 - 1,702 $62.3 billion
78 74 Air Products Inc. 565 94 335 2,000 $7.5 billion
82 81 Foster Farms 545 94 - 1,346 -
41 48 Core-Mark Holding Co. 866 119 - 1,301 $14.5 billion
66 58 Energy Transfer Partners 626 120 - 737 $21.8 billion
88 100 Valley Proteins Inc. 482 125 51 1,101 -
67 63 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 623 129 - 656 $0.2 billion
12 12 Performance Food Group 2,801 143 - 3,618 $16.0 billion
99 - Columbia Distributing 402 144 - 515 -
91 87 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 461 144 196 560 -
87 91 Mohawk Industries 488 159 - 2,217 $9.0 billion
50 88 Anheuser-Busch LLC 714 166 - 799 $13.8 billion
93 90 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438 170 - 578 -
98 95 Select Energy Services 407 193 - 1,050 -
3 3 Wal-Mart Stores 6,398 199 - 63,723 $485.9 billion
75 75 SE Independent Delivery Services 575 219 - 1,600 -
63 61 Cudd Energy Services 638 228 - 876 -
56 83 Swire Coca-Cola USA 664 241 - 800 -
73 56 Mondelez International 582 288 - 746 $25.9 billion
40 37 Key Energy Services 917 291 - 914 $0.4 billion
9 10 McLane Co. 3,816 322 12 5,611 -
20 20 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $0.5 billion
5 6 U.S. Foods 5,270 387 - 6,562 $22.9 billion
44 42 Coca-Cola Bottling United 806 424 - 962 -
28 28 Calfrac Well Services 1,270 568 - 2,097 $0.7 billion
29 30 Weatherford International 1,136 605 - 3,520 -
57 41 Ahold Delhaize Group 663 663 - 1,990 $30.9 billion
100 97 Herc Rentals 397 748 - 431 $1.6 billion
10 11 C & J Energy Services 3,196 766 - 3,767 $1.0 billion
34 34 Darling Ingredients 1,066 769 274 4,121 $3.4 billion
6 8 Reyes Holdings 4,329 792 734 5,309 $24.0 billion
23 22 Albertsons 1,453 850 75 6,203 -
7 5 Halliburton Co. 4,243 881 - 8,152 $15.9 billion
2 2 Sysco Corp. 8,534 1,042 606 10,947 $50.4 billion
21 17 Femsa Logistica 1,500 1,100 - 2,100 $0.8 billion
47 32 Prairie Farms Dairy 769 1,231 - 2,241 -
11 7 Schlumberger Limited 3,137 1,314 - 4,720 $27.8 billion
4 4 Coca-Cola Co. 5,487 1,354 - 7,137 $41.8 billion
83 - Beacon Roofing Supply 538 1,389 - 993 $4.1 billion
85 51 Linde North America 507 1,425 - 1,988 -
32 31 Praxair Inc. 1,097 1,687 - 3,534 $10.5 billion
79 73 MDU Resources Group 559 1,731 - 1,713 $4.1 billion
72 67 Oldcastle Inc. 601 1,758 - 1,481 -
15 14 Baker Hughes Inc. 2,282 1,791 - 2,847 $9.8 billion
18 24 CHS Inc. 1,781 1,928 - 2,416 $30.3 billion
30 39 Sunbelt Rentals 1,105 2,022 - 1,332 $3.6 billion
52 44 Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits 699 2,044 - 1,105 -
24 23 United Rentals Inc 1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.8 billion
8 9 Agrium Inc. 4,239 2,271 7,638 6,721 $13.7 billion
39 35 Builders FirstSource Inc. 928 2,303 - 1,618 $6.4 billion
36 29 Helena Chemical Co. 1,004 2,507 - 2,575 -
54 57 ABC Supply Co. 676 2,636 252 939 -
16 15 Dean Foods Co. 2,073 2,645 749 5,454 $7.7 billion
74 49 Nestle USA 581 3,353 - 1,435 $26.7 billion
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 11,225 3,605 17,100 18,468 $62.8 billion
80 82 Stericycle Inc. 546 3,699 - 2,090 $3.6 billion
35 40 CEMEX USA 1,031 3,970 - 1,761 $3.7 billion
70 60 Lowe's Companies Inc. 607 3,981 - 625 $65.0 billion
17 19 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,822 4,064 - 2,948 $22.0 billion
25 25 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,394 4,202 - 3,533 $2.8 billion
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