2021 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
Up Front
Pandemic disruptions and their impact on the economy have upended the advantage private fleets used to enjoy.
See the headquarters locations for each of the Top 100 private carriers in North America.
The 2021 edition of the Transport Topics Top 100 Private Carriers list reflects last year’s volatile business conditions.
Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Tyson Foods
2,594
2
Helena Agri-Enterprises
2,552
3
CHS Inc.
1,534
4
Prairie Farms Dairy
1,120
5
Darling Ingredients
820
6
Mondelez International
808
7
JBS Carriers
739
8
Foster Farms
566
9
Sanderson Farms
556
10
Wilbur-Ellis
403
11
Valley Proteins
402
12
Borden Dairy
347
13
McKee Foods Corp.
346
14
J.R. Simplot Co.
337
15
Bimbo Bakeries USA
335
16
Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.
284
17
Goya Foods
264
18
Dairy Farmers of America
255
19
America's Service Line
221
20
MFA Inc.
216
21
Cargill Meat Logistics Solutions
206
22
International Paper Co.
174
23
Growmark
130
24
Co-Alliance Cooperative
127
25
BCT Inc.
116
26
Sunrise Transport
94
27
Castellini Co.
93
28
Upstate Niagara Cooperative
91
29
Umpqua Dairy Products Co.
69
30
MFPS Transport Inc.
67
31
National Food Corp.
30
32
Perdue Farms Inc.
29
33
Giorgio Foods
28
34
RWI Transportation
24
35
ConAgra Foods
23
36
Mennel Milling
22
Extras
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While industry sectors have unique demands, all have been dealing with various forms of disruption during the past year.
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Private Carrier News
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Prime Day Sales Rise 13% in First Six Hours of Event

Amazon’s Prime Day sales rose about 13% in the first six hours of the event compared with the same period last year, according to Momentum Commerce.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
July 16, 2024
Business, Private

Stop & Shop Closing 32 Grocery Stores in US Northeast

Stop & Shop said July 12 that it will close 32 underperforming grocery stores in the Northeast U.S. by the end of the year.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
July 12, 2024
Business, Private

PepsiCo’s Q2 Profits Jump, but Demand Continues to Slip

PepsiCo reported higher-than-expected earnings in the second quarter but customer demand for its snacks and drinks continued to slip.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
July 11, 2024
Business, Private

Costco Hikes Annual Membership Fee for First Time Since 2017

Costco Wholesale Corp. is boosting its basic membership fee for the first time since 2017, raising the charge to $65 a year from $60.

July 10, 2024
Business, Private

ADM Taps 3M CFO as Troubled Trader Seeks Return to Normalcy

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. — working to put an accounting scandal behind it — has hired a 3M Co. executive to oversee its finances and help restore its credibility with shareholders.

Gerson Freitas Jr. | Bloomberg News
July 10, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Says Its Carbon Emissions Fell in 2023

Amazon.com Inc. says its carbon emissions fell for a second straight year in 2023 as the company cut spending on new warehouses and cloud-computing data centers.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
July 10, 2024
Government, Business, Private

Kroger, Albertsons Unveil Stores to Be Divested Before Trial

Kroger Co. released the full list of stores, distribution centers and plants it plans to divest to secure regulatory approval for the proposed merger with Albertsons Cos.

Jaewon Kang and Leah Nylen | Bloomberg News
July 9, 2024
Business, Technology, Private

Samsara Extends Tracking to Small, High-Value Assets

CHICAGO — Connected fleet technology provider Samsara has launched a new tracking device for small assets and is adding new features to enhance driver safety.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features and Multimedia
July 1, 2024
Business, Private

Walgreens Woes Continue With Earnings Miss, Guidance Cut

Walgreens signaled that more store closings are on the way, missed earnings expectations for its third quarter and cut its annual forecast.

Tom Murphy | Associated Press
June 27, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Plans Discount Web Store to Counter Upstarts

Amazon.com Inc. plans to launch an online storefront for low-priced apparel and home goods, the company’s biggest move to date to counter the rise of discount upstarts like Temu and Shein.

Matt Day and Jacob Gu | Bloomberg News
June 26, 2024
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