Top 100 Private

Business, Top 100

On-Time, In-Full

Walmart Trailer Earlier this year, Walmart tightened the requirements of its "on-time, in-full program." (Luke Sharrett — Bloomberg News)

To provide more aggressive delivery options, retailers have been placing increasingly stringent delivery windows on suppliers and their trucking companies.

Gregory Van Tighem | Special to Transport Topics
September 3, 2019
Business, Top 100

Turning Grease Into Gold

Valley Proteins truck In six decades, Valley Proteins has grown into one of the largest rendering businesses in the United States. (Valley Proteins)

In six decades, Valley Proteins has gone from a fleet of a single truck to a fleet of nearly 500 tractors and more than 100 straight trucks.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
August 26, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

Retailers, Private Fleets Expand Delivery Options to Keep Pace With E-Commerce Demand

Udelv Autonomous Truck Rapid e-commerce growth has ushered in new final mile methods and technologies, like Udelv's autonomous delivery. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

The inexorable growth of e-commerce and rising consumer expectations are quickly elevating the cost and complexity of final-mile delivery.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

Shippers Turn to Transportation to Reduce Emissions

Smithfield Bacon Truck Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork processor, has taken steps to reduce its carbon footprint. (Smithfield Foods Inc.)

In an increasingly environmentally conscious world, many companies are adopting more sustainable transportation methods to reduce their carbon footprint.

Savannah Kelley | Special to Transport Topics
August 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

2019 Top 100 Private Carriers

US Foods truck US Foods expanded its tractor count by more than 30% from last year. (US Foods)

While stability reigns across much of this year’s Transport Topics Top 100 Private Carriers list, the new rankings do reflect some significant shake-ups.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

Ocean Spray Partners With Uber Freight to Help Streamline Its Supply Chain

Ocean Spray Partners with Uber Freight Ocean Spray has taken a new approach to transporting its products by partnering with Uber Freight. (Uber Freight)

Ocean Spray, best known for its fruit juices, snacks and cranberry sauce to accompany Thanksgiving turkeys, has taken a new approach to transporting those products to market.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
August 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

Interactive Map: Where the 2019 Top 100 Private Carriers Are in North America

Interactive Map

Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.

August 22, 2019
Business, Top 100

Interactive Map: Where the 2018 Top 100 Private Carriers Are in North America

2018 Top 100 Private Carriers Map

Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.

August 20, 2018
Business

Schlumberger to Buy Cameron in $14.8 Billion Oil Services Deal

By Kosuke Okahara/Bloomberg News

Schlumberger Ltd., No. 10 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of private carriers in North America, agreed to buy Cameron International Corp. for $14.8 billion, allowing the world’s largest oil field-services provider to bundle its offerings and gear more effectively.

David Wethe | Bloomberg News
August 26, 2015
Business

Top 100 Private Carriers Widen Search for Drivers

Russ MacNeil

Private fleet operators are stepping up driver recruiting and training to expand trucking operations. See the 2015 TT Top 100 Private Carriers rankings.

Dan Bearth | Senior Features Writer
August 25, 2015

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