2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
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1
Sysco Corp.
8,391
2
U.S. Foods
5,242
3
Performance Foodservice
2,064
4
Gordon Food Service
1,787
5
Reinhart Foodservice
1,328
6
DOT Transportation
1,290
7
McLane Foodservice
1,035
8
MBM Customized Foodservice Distribution
1,009
9
Ben E. Keith Co.
941
10
The Martin-Brower Co.
783
11
Food Services of America
772
12
Golden State Foods
580
13
Shamrock Foods Co.
539
14
KeHE Distributors
470
15
PFG Customized
452
16
Maines Paper & Food Service
408
17
Vistar Transportation
298
18
Blue Line Foodservice Distribution
255
19
Domino's
227
20
Perdue Transportation Inc.
226
21
Labatt Food Service
202
22
Trans Papa Logistics
130
23
QuikTrip Distribution
113
24
Schwan Food Co.
82
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Private Carrier News
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
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Is Shifting to Recycled Paper Filling for Packages

Amazon is shifting from the plastic air pillows used for packaging in North America to recycled paper because it’s more environmentally sound, and it says paper just works better.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
June 20, 2024