2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Agrium Inc.
4,239
2
Tyson Foods
2,380
3
Dean Foods
2,073
4
CHS Inc.
1,781
5
Frito-Lay North America
1,431
6
Darling Ingredients
1,066
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
45
Hillyard Inc.
23
Extras
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Private Carrier News
Government, Business, Private

FTC Sues to Block Kroger’s $24.6 Billion Albertsons Deal

The Federal Trade Commission, eight states and Washington, D.C., sued to block Kroger Co.’s $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. on Feb. 26.

Leah Nylen and Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 26, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Private, Global Freight

Investors Flee Tumbling EV Upstarts

Investors have all but thrown in the towel on shares of EV startups Rivian Automotive and Lucid Group. 

Esha Day | Bloomberg News
February 26, 2024
Government, Business, Private

FTC, States Expected to Sue Over Kroger-Albertsons Deal

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a group of states are poised to sue to block the tie-up between supermarkets Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos., according to people familiar with the plans.

Leah Nylen and Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 20, 2024
Business, Private

Walmart Posts Strong Q4, Weakens Forecast on Less Spending

NEW YORK — Walmart reported another quarter of great results, ending 2023 on a high note as low prices attract shoppers looking for deals in an economically challenging environment for many.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
February 20, 2024
Government, Business, Private

Colorado Files Lawsuit to Block Kroger-Albertsons Merger

Colorado sued to block Kroger Co.’s $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. in court Feb. 14, becoming the second state to challenge the deal.

Leah Nylen and Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 14, 2024
Business, Private

Kroger CFO Departs During Uncertainty on Albertsons Merger

Kroger Co. said Feb. 5 that its chief financial officer is leaving for another company as the supermarket operator waits for regulators’ ruling on its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos.

Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 6, 2024
Business, Private

Walmart Adds Stock Grants as Perk in Manager-Retainment Push

NEW YORK — Walmart is further sweetening the perks for its U.S. store managers as it seeks to retain its leaders and attract new ones in a still competitive job market.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
January 29, 2024
Business, Equipment, Private

United Rentals Q4 Profit Rises 6.3% on Broad Demand Strength

United Rentals reported net profit of $679 million in the fourth quarter of 2023, a 6.3% year-over-year increase compared with $639 million in the year-ago period.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
January 26, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous, For-Hire, Private

Kodiak Opens Truck Port at Ryder Facility in Houston

Kodiak Robotics opened a second truck port for its autonomous semis at a Ryder System Inc. fleet maintenance facility in Houston, the companies said Jan. 23.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
January 25, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Private

Hyzon Sends Four Hydrogen FCEV Trucks to PFG in California

Hyzon delivered four trucks to Performance Food Group’s Vistar facility in Fontana, Calif., the first deliveries of the hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle to its largest U.S. customer.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
January 25, 2024
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