2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Agrium Inc.
3,930
2
Dean Foods
2,135
3
Tyson Foods
2,122
4
Frito-Lay North America
1,726
5
CHS Inc.
1,376
6
Prairie Farms Dairy
1,104
7
Darling Ingredients
1,016
8
Kellogg Snacks/Godfrey Transport
710
9
Mondelez International
680
10
ADM Logistics
602
11
Nestle Transportation Co.
596
12
JBS Carriers
569
13
Perdue Farms Inc.
567
14
Foster Farms
507
15
Sanderson Farms
469
16
J.R. Simplot Co.
408
17
Bimbo Bakeries
399
18
Valley Proteins
385
19
RWI Transportation
373
20
Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.
359
21
Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution
351
22
McKee Foods Corp.
340
23
Wilbur-Ellis Co.
296
24
Borden Dairy
290
25
Cargill Meat Solutions
245
26
Boise Cascade
237
27
Wayne Farms
216
28
International Paper Co.
197
29
Goya Foods
170
30
Earthgrains Baking Co.
152
31
Franz Family Bakery
152
32
Dairy Farmers of America
138
33
BCT Inc.
135
34
ConAgra Foods
101
35
Mid-South Baking
54
36
Land O'Lakes Inc.
44
37
National Food Corp.
41
38
Golden Flake Snack Foods
40
39
Brakebush Transportation
38
40
Giorgio Foods
26
41
Mennel Milling
24
42
Hillyard Inc.
23
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Private Carrier News
Business, Private, Global Freight

Walmart Delivers Strong First Quarter

NEW YORK — Walmart Inc. reported another quarter of strong results May 16 as its low prices pull in shoppers scouring for discounts with inflation stubbornly high.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
May 16, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Workers Say They Struggle to Afford Food, Rent

Five years after Amazon.com Inc. raised wages to $15 an hour, half of warehouse workers surveyed by researchers say they struggle to afford enough food or a place to live.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
May 15, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Chooses Volvo VNR Electric as First Class 8 BET in US

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. plans to deploy 47 Volvo VNR Electric tractors across its Southern California operations, its first Class 8 battery-electric trucks.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Private, TCA

Performance Food Group Takes Electric Plunge

Performance Food Group has seven electric trucks, supported by an array of charging stations, an upcoming installation of solar panels and a fleet of all-electric refrigerated trailers.

Luis Melecio-Zambrano | The Mercury News
May 1, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Sees Strong Q1 Results Driven by Cloud-Computing Unit

NEW YORK — Amazon reported strong results for the first quarter, driven by growth in its cloud-computing unit and a new surge of advertising dollars from its Prime Video streaming service.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
April 30, 2024
Business, Private

ADM Shares Fall as CEO Cites Transition From Boom Years

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co.’s shares slumped as the agribusiness giant warned of pressured margins for the remainder of the year, even as quarterly earnings beat estimates.

Gerson Freitas Jr. | Bloomberg News
April 30, 2024
Business, Technology, Fuel, Private

Air Products Plans Alberta Hydrogen Truck Refueling Network

Air Products plans to build a network of hydrogen refueling stations between Edmonton and Calgary in Alberta for trucks, the industrial gas giant said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2024
Business, Private

PepsiCo Beats Q1 Revenue Forecasts

PepsiCo reported better-than-expected revenue in the first quarter on strong international demand for its snacks and beverages.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
April 23, 2024
Government, Business, Private

Kroger, Albertsons Agree to Divest More Stores

Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. agreed to divest more stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers, seeking to make their planned $24.6 billion merger more appealing to antitrust authorities.

John J. Edwards III | Bloomberg News
April 22, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Prime Memberships in US Gain 8% to New High

Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime subscription service hit a new high of 180 million U.S. shoppers in March, up 8% from a year earlier, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
April 16, 2024