2018 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
Up Front
Here’s how shippers are coping with an increasingly constrained freight market.
Find out which North American regions host the largest private carriers.
How shippers are making better use of their limited hauling capacity.
Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Ashley Distribution Services
870
2
Shaw Transport
725
3
Allied Drainage Transport
675
4
Mohawk Carpet Transportation of Georgia
488
5
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
333
6
IFCO Systems/Chep USA
326
7
Whiteline Express
312
8
Thyssenkrupp North America
306
9
Bassett Furniture Industries/Zenith Freight Lines
273
10
FCA Transport
271
11
Tempur Sealy International
257
12
La-Z-Boy Logistics/England Furniture/Kincaid Furniture
238
13
Ford Motor Co.
219
14
Ryerson Cos.
202
15
Andersen Corp.
168
16
Batesville Logistics
167
17
Huttig Building Products
153
18
Howard Industries
135
19
Reliance Steel & Aluminum
131
20
Leggett & Platt Inc.
125
21
Atlas Trucking Co.
116
22
Austin Powder Co.
101
23
Product Distribution Co.
100
24
Boeing Co.
97
25
Foamex LP
93
26
Toyota Transport/Toyota Logistics Services
85
27
VF Corporation
83
28
Associated Materials
79
29
Unifi Manufacturing
65
30
Greif Packaging
48
31
Deere & Co.
27
32
Southern Champion Tray
26
33
ProVia Logistics
24
34
Bundy Baking Solutions
17
Extras
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107

On the Bubble

Nexeo Solutions (386 tractors), distributes more than 24,000 different chemicals and plastic products across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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Private Carrier News
Business, Private, Global Freight

Walmart Delivers Strong First Quarter

NEW YORK — Walmart Inc. reported another quarter of strong results May 16 as its low prices pull in shoppers scouring for discounts with inflation stubbornly high.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
May 16, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Workers Say They Struggle to Afford Food, Rent

Five years after Amazon.com Inc. raised wages to $15 an hour, half of warehouse workers surveyed by researchers say they struggle to afford enough food or a place to live.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
May 15, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Chooses Volvo VNR Electric as First Class 8 BET in US

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. plans to deploy 47 Volvo VNR Electric tractors across its Southern California operations, its first Class 8 battery-electric trucks.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Private, TCA

Performance Food Group Takes Electric Plunge

Performance Food Group has seven electric trucks, supported by an array of charging stations, an upcoming installation of solar panels and a fleet of all-electric refrigerated trailers.

Luis Melecio-Zambrano | The Mercury News
May 1, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Sees Strong Q1 Results Driven by Cloud-Computing Unit

NEW YORK — Amazon reported strong results for the first quarter, driven by growth in its cloud-computing unit and a new surge of advertising dollars from its Prime Video streaming service.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
April 30, 2024
Business, Private

ADM Shares Fall as CEO Cites Transition From Boom Years

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co.’s shares slumped as the agribusiness giant warned of pressured margins for the remainder of the year, even as quarterly earnings beat estimates.

Gerson Freitas Jr. | Bloomberg News
April 30, 2024
Business, Technology, Fuel, Private

Air Products Plans Alberta Hydrogen Truck Refueling Network

Air Products plans to build a network of hydrogen refueling stations between Edmonton and Calgary in Alberta for trucks, the industrial gas giant said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2024
Business, Private

PepsiCo Beats Q1 Revenue Forecasts

PepsiCo reported better-than-expected revenue in the first quarter on strong international demand for its snacks and beverages.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
April 23, 2024
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
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