2018 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Nutrien
4,349
2
Tyson Foods
2,819
3
CHS Inc.
1,595
4
Frito-Lay North America
1,192
5
Darling Ingredients
835
6
Mondelez International
779
7
Dean Foods
765
8
Prairie Farms Dairy
761
9
JBS Carriers
665
10
ADM Logistics
602
11
Nestle Transportation Co.
581
12
Foster Farms
536
13
Valley Proteins
466
14
Sanderson Farms
436
15
Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.
371
16
Bimbo Bakeries
353
17
Boise Cascade
351
18
McKee Foods Corp.
346
19
Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution
331
20
J.R. Simplot Co.
310
21
Wilbur-Ellis Co.
300
22
Borden Dairy
295
23
Dairy Farmers of America
255
24
Wayne Farms
208
25
Cargill Meat Solutions
185
26
America's Service Line
184
27
Goya Foods
178
28
American Proteins Inc.
157
29
International Paper Co.
156
30
RWI Transportation
134
31
Franz Family Bakery
113
32
BCT Inc.
99
33
Upstate Niagara Cooperative
90
34
Co-Alliance
80
35
MFPS Transport
70
36
Umpqua Dairy Products Co.
68
37
Castellini Co.
67
38
National Food Corp.
64
39
Land O'Lakes Inc.
50
40
Brakebush Transportation
41
41
Golden Flake Snack Foods
35
42
Perdue Farms Inc.
32
43
Giorgio Foods
31
44
ConAgra Foods
23
44
Hillyard Inc.
23
46
Mennel Milling
19
47
Mid-South Baking
17
Extras
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 Private Carriers
107

On the Bubble

Nexeo Solutions (386 tractors), distributes more than 24,000 different chemicals and plastic products across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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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
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