2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in North America
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Current Rank Company Tractors
1 Pepsi Beverages 8,578
2 Coca-Cola Refreshments 5,487
3 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,331
4 Femsa Logistica 1,500
5 Reyes Beverage Group 1,120
6 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United 806
7 Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution 795
8 Anheuser-Busch Cos. 714
9 Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits 699
10 Swire Coca-Cola USA 664
11 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 461
12 Columbia Distributing 402
13 Silver Eagle Distributors 363
14 Coca-Cola Beverages Florida 292
15 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated 249
16 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Northern New England 213
17 Gulf Distributing 189
18 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. High Country 148
19 Nestle Waters North America 140
20 Clark Beverage Group 129
21 Odom Corp. 98
22 Clare Rose Inc. 97
23 Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 93
24 Upstate Niagara Cooperative 91
25 North Florida Sales 88
26 Virginia Eagle Distributing 80
27 Pepsi MidAmerica 77
28 Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 75
29 Republic National Distributing Co. 74
30 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Hickory, N.C. 71
31 Pepsi Cola Newburgh Bottling Co. 60
32 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of New York 52
33 Brown Bottling Group 47
33 Carolina Beverage Corp. 47
35 Long Beverage 45
36 Anheuser-Busch Distribution of New York 33
36 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Corbin 33
38 Quality Beverage 32
38 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of New Haven 32
40 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. (Virginia) 30
41 Anheuser-Busch Sales of Washington 29
42 Birrell Brothers Co. 28
43 Lane Sales 25
44 Anheuser-Busch Sales of Hawaii 24
44 Shore Point Distributing 24
44 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. (Logansport 24
47 House of Schwan 23
47 Western Wyoming Beverages 23
49 Allen Beverages 22
50 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Mansfield 21
51 Chesterman Co. 20
52 Corwin Beverage Co. 18
52 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Lincoln 18
52 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Rochester 18
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Business, Fuel, Private, TCA

Walmart Announces Sustainability Initiatives

Walmart announced June 1 it will take steps to reduce the amount of plastic and cardboard it puts in the waste stream from online orders and reduce vehicle emissions from delivery of packages.

Robert Higgs | cleveland.com
June 2, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Private

NLRB Accuses Amazon of Illegal Anti-Union Actions

Amazon.com Inc. violated federal labor law by unilaterally changing policies and terminating union supporters at its sole unionized warehouse, U.S. labor board prosecutors allege.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
May 23, 2023
Business, Private

Walmart Stock Outperforms Target

Walmart shares are outshining those of Target as Wall Street anticipates the shopping behemoth’s broad array of household necessities will offer shelter from slowing economic growth.

Katrina Lewis | Bloomberg News
May 19, 2023
Business, Equipment, Private

Walmart Boosts Outlook After a Strong First Quarter

NEW YORK — Walmart reported a strong first quarter and boosted its outlook for the year as the nation’s largest retailer continues to draw budget-conscious consumers.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
May 18, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Kroger CEO Vows Legal Fight for Albertsons Deal if Necessary

Kroger Co. said it’s committed to hunkering down for a long legal battle if U.S. regulators attempt to block its $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos.

Brendan Case and Leah Nylen | Bloomberg News
May 11, 2023
Business, Equipment, Private

Infrastructure Spending Expected to Benefit United Rentals

United Rentals executives foresee a rosy outlook for the business and sector as a result of increased infrastructure spending in the coming months and years after posting increased year-over-year profits in the first three months of 2023, they said April 27.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 28, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Amazon Contract Drivers in California Join Teamsters Union

More than 80 contract drivers and dispatchers who handle deliveries for Amazon .com Inc. have joined the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

April 24, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Private, TCA

Amazon May Charge a Return Fee at UPS Stores

If you opt to return your Amazon purchase at a UPS store, that transaction just might cost you.

Jessica Jones-Gorman | Staten Island Advance
April 19, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Private

New Executives Chosen to Steer Pilot Overhaul

Pilot Co. is to replace its top two officers with executives hand-picked by its new majority owner as one of the biggest truck stop operators readies a major overhaul of its facilities.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 12, 2023
Business, Private

Albertsons Eyes Higher Wages, Tougher Consumer Backdrop

Albertsons Cos. is anticipating higher labor costs and “a more difficult consumer environment” in a new sign of caution from big U.S. retailers.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
April 11, 2023