2023 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
Up Front

The carriers on the TT100 list have kept busy despite a softer freight environment

Private carriers are placing increasing focus on asset utilization, costs and service

Find out where the Top 100 Private carriers are located by region

Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Sysco Corp.
9,345
2
US Foods
5,969
3
Performance Foodservice
3,892
4
Gordon Food Service
2,199
5
Frito-Lay North America
2,023
6
McLane Restaurant
2,013
7
Dot Foods
1,734
8
The Martin-Brower Co.
1,444
9
Core-Mark Holding Co.
1,350
10
Ben E. Keith Co.
1,182
11
Shamrock Foods Co.
732
12
KeHE Distributors
523
13
Domino's Pizza
508
14
Lipari Foods
398
15
Vistar Transportation
382
16
Dunkin'
374
17
Blue Line Foodservice Distribution
258
18
Labatt Food Service
247
19
Merchants Foodservice
228
20
Arctic Glacier USA
167
21
Papa John's
164
22
QuikTrip Distribution
144
23
Panera
127
24
Brakebush Transportation
90
24
Utz Quality Foods/Golden Flake Snack Foods
90
26
Blue Bell Creameries
80
27
Dutch Valley Foods
77
28
Coastal Pacific Food Distributors
75
29
DPI Specialty Foods
71
30
Greco and Sons
68
31
Vendors Supply
43
32
Orion Land Mark
37
33
Jake's Finer Foods
32
34
Golden State Foods
24
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The largest carriers across industries dealt with market ups and downs in 2023

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Former in-store and warehouse workers earn CDLs and join the retailer’s private fleet

Owners of two Top 100 private fleets offer update on planned $25 billion merger

Private Carrier News
Government, Business, Private

Kroger, Albertsons Agree to Divest More Stores

Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. agreed to divest more stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers, seeking to make their planned $24.6 billion merger more appealing to antitrust authorities.

John J. Edwards III | Bloomberg News
April 22, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Prime Memberships in US Gain 8% to New High

Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime subscription service hit a new high of 180 million U.S. shoppers in March, up 8% from a year earlier, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
April 16, 2024
Business, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Eyes Record High

Wall Street investors are finally doing what analysts have been recommending all along: buying Amazon.com Inc.

Subrat Patnaik | Bloomberg News
April 8, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, TCA

Inside an Amazon Last-Mile Delivery Station

Take a look inside one of Amazon's newest delivery stations, where 40,000 to 50,000 packages a day are sorted and handed off to drivers to take them to their final destination. 

Angela Palermo | The Idaho Statesman
April 3, 2024
Government, Business, Private

Lawmakers Urge FTC to Take Action on Grocery Profits

A group of lawmakers wants the FTC to take action against large retailers, such as Amazon and Walmart, that increased profits during the COVID-19 pandemic and have kept prices high since.

Leah Nylen | Bloomberg News
March 28, 2024
Business, Private

Kroger Closing Three E-Commerce Facilities in Texas, Florida

NEW YORK — Kroger is shuttering three spoke facilities in its Texas and Florida e-commerce operations, the grocery chain confirmed this week.

March 28, 2024
Business, Private

Home Depot Buys SRS Distribution in $18 Billion Deal

Home Depot will buy SRS Distribution, a materials provider for professionals, in a deal valued at approximately $18.25 billion.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
March 28, 2024
Business, Private

Big Grocers Profited From Pandemic More Than Smaller Rivals

Large grocery retailers’ annual profits rose during the COVID-19 pandemic and have remained elevated since, which warrants deeper scrutiny, says a report by the Federal Trade Commission.

Emily Birnbaum | Bloomberg News
March 21, 2024
Business, Safety, Private, Global Freight, TCA

Amazon Reports ‘Measurable Progress’ on Worker Safety

Amazon’s safety data shows a decline in its warehouse injury rate in 2023, marking an improvement for the second consecutive year, but critics disagree with how the company measures safety.

Lauren Rosenblatt | The Seattle Times
March 18, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, TCA

Walmart Launches Express On-Demand Early-Morning Delivery

Walmart has launched an early delivery service it says will get products to your door on demand in as little as 30 minutes, starting at 6 a.m.

Robert Higgs | cleveland.com
March 13, 2024
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