2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
American Air Liquide
1,754
2
Praxair Inc.
1,115
3
Linde North America
699
4
Air Products Inc.
550
5
AmeriGas Partners
375
6
Ferrellgas Partners
231
7
Matheson Tri-Gas
207
Extras
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On the Bubble

Autozone (363 tractors), is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with more than 5,000 stores in US, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Brazil.
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Private Carrier News
Government, Business, Private

FTC, States Expected to Sue Over Kroger-Albertsons Deal

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a group of states are poised to sue to block the tie-up between supermarkets Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos., according to people familiar with the plans.

Leah Nylen and Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 20, 2024
Business, Private

Walmart Posts Strong Q4, Weakens Forecast on Less Spending

NEW YORK — Walmart reported another quarter of great results, ending 2023 on a high note as low prices attract shoppers looking for deals in an economically challenging environment for many.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
February 20, 2024
Government, Business, Private

Colorado Files Lawsuit to Block Kroger-Albertsons Merger

Colorado sued to block Kroger Co.’s $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. in court Feb. 14, becoming the second state to challenge the deal.

Leah Nylen and Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 14, 2024
Business, Private

Kroger CFO Departs During Uncertainty on Albertsons Merger

Kroger Co. said Feb. 5 that its chief financial officer is leaving for another company as the supermarket operator waits for regulators’ ruling on its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos.

Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 6, 2024
Business, Private

Walmart Adds Stock Grants as Perk in Manager-Retainment Push

NEW YORK — Walmart is further sweetening the perks for its U.S. store managers as it seeks to retain its leaders and attract new ones in a still competitive job market.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
January 29, 2024
Business, Equipment, Private

United Rentals Q4 Profit Rises 6.3% on Broad Demand Strength

United Rentals reported net profit of $679 million in the fourth quarter of 2023, a 6.3% year-over-year increase compared with $639 million in the year-ago period.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
January 26, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous, For-Hire, Private

Kodiak Opens Truck Port at Ryder Facility in Houston

Kodiak Robotics opened a second truck port for its autonomous semis at a Ryder System Inc. fleet maintenance facility in Houston, the companies said Jan. 23.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
January 25, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Private

Hyzon Sends Four Hydrogen FCEV Trucks to PFG in California

Hyzon delivered four trucks to Performance Food Group’s Vistar facility in Fontana, Calif., the first deliveries of the hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle to its largest U.S. customer.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
January 25, 2024
Government, Business, Private

ADM Shares Plunge After Accounting Probe Places CFO on Leave

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. plunged after the U.S. agricultural trading giant suspended its CFO and cut its earnings outlook pending an investigation into its accounting practices.

January 22, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Red Sea Attacks Disrupt Food Trade, Risk Higher Grocery Costs

Chaos in the Red Sea is starting to disrupt shipments of produce from coffee to fruit — and threatening to halt a slowdown in food inflation that brought some relief to strained consumers.

January 19, 2024