2019 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
Up Front
Competition has heated up in food and oil sectors.
Find out where the Top 100 are located by U.S. region.
Private fleets are expanding to meet consumer expectations for e-commerce.
Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Veritiv Corp.
784
2
Essendant Co.
121
3
Lindenmyer Munroe
106
4
Dade Paper & Bag Co.
51
5
SP Richards Co.
25
6
Imperial Bag & Paper Co.
10
7
W.B. Mason Co.
8
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101

On the Bubble

Maines Paper & Food Service (416 tractors), distributes food to restaurants, convenience stores, health care and educational facilities across the United States.
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What Ocean Spray hopes to get from Uber Freight, its new freight broker.
Private Carrier News
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Prime Day Drives Online Sales Up 11% to $14.2 Billion

U.S. shoppers spent $14.2 billion online during Amazon.com Inc.’s 48-hour Prime Day sale, up 11% from a year ago and in line with estimates, according to Adobe Inc.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
July 18, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Prime Day Sales Rise 13% in First Six Hours of Event

Amazon’s Prime Day sales rose about 13% in the first six hours of the event compared with the same period last year, according to Momentum Commerce.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
July 16, 2024
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
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