2022 Top Beverage Carriers

2022 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Top Beverage Carriers

Ranksort descending Company Tractors
1 PepsiCo North America Beverages 9,512
2 Reyes Beer Division 1,680
3 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United 1,595
4 Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling 931
5 Swire Coca-Cola USA 867
6 Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits 823
7 Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution 795
8 Anheuser-Busch Cos. 758
9 Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast 644
10 Coca-Cola Beverages Florida 574
11 Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages 504
12 Columbia Distributing 486
13 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 336
14 Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 327
15 Buffalo Rock Co. 289
16 Breakthru Beverage Group 215
17 Manhattan Beer Distributors 190
18 BlueTriton Brands 186
19 JJ Taylor Distributing 170
20 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. High Country 164
21 Gulf Distributing Holdings 155
22 Odom Corp. 154
23 Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Co. 150
24 Republic National Distributing Co. 143
25 Chesterman Co. 137
26 Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 124
27 Clark Beverage Group 119
28 Virginia Eagle Distributing 101
29 North Florida Sales 94
30 Long Beverage Inc. 78
31 Anheuser-Busch Sales Pomona (Calif.) 72
32 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Hickory 71
33 Pepsi MidAmerica 64
34 Pepsi Cola Newburgh Bottling Co. 60
34 Quality Beverage 60
36 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of New York 52
37 Brown Bottling Group 47
38 Birrell Bottling Co. 38
39 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Corbin 33
40 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of New Haven 30
40 Shore Point Distributing Co. 30
42 Pepsi Cola Bottling of Ogden (Utah) 27
43 Anheuser-Busch Sales of Washington 25
44 House of Schwan 23
44 Western Wyoming Beverages 23
46 Interactions Inc. 22
47 Corwin Beverage Co. 20
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GXO Logistics Inc. closed out its first year as an independent company with revenue and earnings growth in the second quarter of 2022, the company reported Aug. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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ArcBest Corp. posted records for quarterly revenue, operating income and net income for the second quarter of 2022.

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Forward Air Reports Record-Setting Quarter for Q2

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Forward Air Corp. on July 27 reported all-time quarterly records for revenue, income from operations and net income per diluted share for the second quarter.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 28, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

ODFL Reports Profit, Revenue Records for Second Quarter

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Old Dominion Freight Line set records for revenue and profitability during the second quarter of 2022, the company reported July 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
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Walmart Canada Adds 60-Foot Multizone Refrigerated Trailer

Walmart Canada has expanded its fleet to include for the first time in North America a 60-foot multitemperature-zone refrigerated trailer, built by Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.

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Knight-Swift Posts Higher Earnings, Revenue for Q2

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Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. experienced revenue and earnings growth during the second quarter, the company reported July 20.

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Marten Reports Record-Breaking Results for Q2

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Marten Transport on July 18 reported the highest operating revenue and operating income in its history for the second quarter.

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