2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in North America
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Rankings

Top Agriculture & Food Processing Carriers

Rank Company Tractors
1 Agrium Inc. 4239
2 Tyson Foods 2380
3 Dean Foods 2073
4 CHS Inc. 1781
5 Frito-Lay North America 1431
6 Darling Ingredients 1066
7 Prairie Farms Dairy 769
8 Kellogg Snacks/Godfrey Transport 710
9 JBS Carriers 627
10 ADM Logistics 602
11 Mondelez International 582
12 Nestle Transportation Co. 581
13 Foster Farms 545
14 Valley Proteins 482
15 Sanderson Farms 456
16 Bimbo Bakeries 386
17 J.R. Simplot Co. 377
18 RWI Transportation 373
19 Wilbur-Ellis Co. 364
20 Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. 347
21 McKee Foods Corp. 346
22 Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution 331
23 Borden Dairy 305
24 Boise Cascade 241
25 International Paper Co. 219
26 Cargill Meat Solutions 215
27 Wayne Farms 203
28 Goya Foods 178
29 American Proteins Inc. 157
30 Dairy Farmers of America 138
31 Franz Family Bakery 123
32 BCT Inc. 120
33 Upstate Niagara Cooperative 91
34 Co-Alliance 80
35 MFPS Transport 72
36 Umpqua Dairy Products Co. 68
37 Perdue Farms Inc. 65
38 National Food Corp. 64
39 Land O'Lakes Inc. 50
40 Brakebush Transportation 38
41 Golden Flake Snack Foods 35
42 Giorgio Foods 31
43 Mid-South Baking 25
44 Mennel Milling 24
45 ConAgra Foods 23
46 Hillyard Inc. 23
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Breakthru Beverage Group to Merge N.J. Business With Allied

Breakthru Beverage Group, a major distributor of wine and spirits with operations in 15 states, is merging its business in New Jersey with Allied Beverage Group, the state’s largest distributor of alcoholic beverages, company officials said.

Daniel P. Bearth | Transport Topics Senior Features Writer
September 18, 2017
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Averitt Training Program Approved for Veteran Benefits

Averitt Express announced that it’s offering an on-the-job training program that is approved for veterans benefits, as the carrier commits to hiring 1,200 military veterans by 2020.

September 18, 2017
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Anheuser-Busch: A Timeline

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August 14, 2017
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Takeaway: Embracing Innovation

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August 14, 2017
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Takeaway: Gearing Up for Growth

The nation’s top for-hire carriers are taking steps to shore up capacity in anticipation of increasing demand for freight hauling and a tighter market for drivers.

Dan Bearth | Transport Topics Staff Writer
July 10, 2017
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Investing In Safety

Private carriers are doing more to promote safety.

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