2022 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
Up Front

Shippers work to improve the efficiency and reliability of their private fleet operation, starting with attracting, retaining drivers.

See the headquarters locations by region for each of the Top 100 private carriers in North America.

Top 100 companies overcome supply chain constraints and stiff competition for drivers; now they face mixed economic signals.

Current Rank 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

Fleets, shippers debate how best to use and share the growing amount of data they are collecting.

Shifting market conditions, notable mergers and acquisitions help reshape competitive landscape in many industry sectors.

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Private Carrier News
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
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Private

Walmart to Expand EV Charging Network to Thousands of Stores

Walmart Inc. plans to add thousands of electric vehicle charging stations by 2030 to make it easier for motorists to pivot away from cars powered by fossil fuels.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
April 6, 2023