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

Top Manufacturing Carriers

Rank Company Tractors
1 Ashley Distribution Services 722
2 Allied Drainage Transport 675
3 Shaw Transport 643
4 FCA Transport 495
5 Mohawk Carpet Transportation of Georgia 488
6 Leggett & Platt Inc. 370
7 ThyssenKrupp USA 349
8 IFCO Systems/Chep USA 338
9 Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations 332
10 Whiteline Express 312
11 Tempur Sealy International 282
12 La-Z-Boy Logistics/England Furniture/Kincaid Furniture 263
13 Bassett Furniture Industries/Zenith Freight Lines 246
14 Ford Motor Co. 213
15 Ryerson Cos. 202
16 Andersen Corp. 168
17 Batesville Logistics 167
18 Huttig Building Products 165
19 Boeing Co. 136
20 Howard Transportation 135
21 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 126
22 Austin Powder Co. 111
23 Product Distribution Co. 105
24 Foamex LP 93
25 Toyota Transport/ Toyota Logistics Services 91
26 Associated Materials 70
27 Unifi Manufacturing 64
28 Greif Packaging 52
29 Deere & Co. 47
30 Provia Door Inc. 28
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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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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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Investing In Safety

Private carriers are doing more to promote safety.

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