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
BlueLinx Holdings
836
1
Veritiv Corp.
836
3
Essendant Co.
121
4
Lindenmyer Munroe
108
5
Imperial Bag & Paper Co.
61
6
Dade Paper & Bag Co.
51
7
SP Richards Co.
27
8
W.B. Mason Co.
12
Extras
Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 Private Carriers
106

On the Bubble

BMC Stock Holdings (402 tractors), provides building products and services to builders, contractors and remodelers in 43 metropolitan areas across 18 states, principally in the South and West regions of the United States.
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Private Carrier News
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
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire, Private

PepsiCo, Estes Express Earn Sustainability Pathfinder Awards

NEW ORLEANS — Transport Topics has presented its inaugural Sustainability Pathfinder awards to PepsiCo and Estes Express in recognition of efforts to curb emissions and eliminate waste.

March 6, 2024
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