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

Top Wholesale/Retail Carriers

Rank Company Tractors
1 Wal-Mart Transportation 6398
2 Core-Mark Holding Co. 866
3 Walgreen Oshkosh Inc. 791
4 Contract Transportation Systems 644
5 Lowe's Home Centers 607
6 SE Independent Delivery Services 575
7 Bunzl Distribution USA 546
8 Ace Hardware Corp. 469
9 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438
10 Dunkin' Brands Group 430
11 Autozone 363
12 O'Reilly Auto Enterprises 340
13 CVS Caremark 318
14 Costco Wholesale Corp. 315
15 Orgill Inc. 312
16 Army & Air Force Exchange Service 297
17 Hobby Lobby Stores 294
18 Owens & Minor Distribution 280
19 Fastenal Co. 270
20 Reddy Ice 236
21 Ferguson Enterprises 227
22 General Parts Distribution (Carquest) 163
23 Genuine Parts Co. 162
24 American Furniture Warehouse 130
25 J.J. Haines & Co. 96
26 Southern States Cooperative Inc. 83
27 Wawa Inc. 75
28 Rite Aid Corp. 67
29 Orscheln Farm and Home 57
30 Fisher Auto Parts 26
31 Dollar Tree 19
32 Target Transportation 18
33 Amazon Logistics 15
34 FleetPride Inc. 12
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Top 100 News
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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
Business, Top 100

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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August 14, 2017
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Anheuser-Busch: A Timeline

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Daniel P. Bearth | Transport Topics Senior Features Writer
August 14, 2017
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Interactive Map: Where The 2017 Top 100 Private Carriers Are in North America

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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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Interactive Map: Where the 2017 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers Are in North America

2017 For-Hire Carriers Map

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Transport Topics
July 12, 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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July 10, 2017
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Investing In Safety

Private carriers are doing more to promote safety.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Features Writer
August 29, 2016

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