2019 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
Up Front
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Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Pepsi Beverages
9,100
2
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United
1,437
3
Solistica
1,102
4
Reyes Beverage Group
1,018
5
Reyes Coca Cola Bottling
931
6
Swire Coca-Cola USA
838
7
Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution
795
8
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
719
9
Anheuser-Busch Cos.
687
10
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Northern New England
677
11
Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages
611
12
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
598
13
Columbia Distributing
450
14
Pepsi Bottling Ventures
397
15
Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
285
16
Nestle Waters North America
182
17
Breakthru Beverage Group
179
18
JJ Taylor Distributing
170
19
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. High Country
155
20
Odom Corp.
152
21
Ozarks Coca-Cola Dr Pepper Bottling Co.
150
22
Chesterman Co.
135
23
Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
118
24
Virginia Eagle Distributing
106
25
Upstate Niagara Cooperative
90
26
North Florida Sales
88
27
Clark Beverage Group
87
28
Republic National Distributing Co.
85
29
Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
75
30
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Hickory, N.C.
71
31
Gulf Distributing
67
32
Pepsi MidAmerica
61
33
Pepsi Cola Newburgh Bottling Co.
60
34
Canada Dry Potomac Corp.
53
36
Brown Bottling Group
46
37
Anheuser-Busch Sales of Washington
45
37
Long Beverage
45
39
Quality Beverage
40
40
Birrell Brothers Co.
34
41
Anheuser-Busch Distribution of New York
33
41
Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Corbin
33
43
Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of New Haven
30
44
Shore Point Distributing
28
45
DBI Beverage Napa
27
45
Lane Sales
27
47
Corwin Beverage Co.
25
48
Anheuser-Busch Sales of Hawaii
23
48
House of Schwan
23
48
Western Wyoming Beverages
23
51
Allen Beverages
22
51
Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. (Virginia)
22
53
Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Mansfield
21
54
Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Rochester
19
55
Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Lincoln
17
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