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2023 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Top 100 Private Carriers Adjust to Freight Slowdown

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

Private Fleets Continue Optimization Efforts

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

Top 100 Private Carriers Interactive Map

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

Current RankCompanyTractors
Veritiv Corp.
Boise Paper Holdings
International Paper Co.
Essendant Co.
Central National Gottesman
Imperial Dade
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Private Fleet Sector Lists Illustrate Market Shifts

The largest carriers across industries dealt with market ups and downs in 2023

2023 Top 100 Private Carriers

Learn more about how carriers are selected for Transport Topics' Top 100 Private carriers list

Ashley’s Trucking Fleet Keeps Furniture Moving

Ashley Furniture’s growing private fleet streamlines furniture distribution

Walmart-Trained Drivers Hit the Road Post-Graduation

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

Kroger, Albertsons CEOs Detail Proposed Merger

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

Private Carrier News
Government, Business, Technology, Private

FTC Poised to Sue Amazon for Antitrust Violations

A stack of Amazon packages

The Federal Trade Commission is expected to sue Amazon for antitrust violations next week, according to people familiar with the matter — the agency’s fourth swipe at the retail giant in 2023.

Leah Nylen | Bloomberg News
September 22, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, Private

Uber Freight, Waabi Team Up on AI-Powered Autonomous Trucks

Uber Freight/Waabi

Logistics specialist Uber Freight is teaming up with Waabi Innovation Inc. in an artificial intelligence-powered autonomous truck partnership, the companies said Sept. 21.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2023
Business, Technology, Private

Amazon Scraps Planned Merchant Fee

Amazon sign

Amazon.com Inc. is scrapping a planned fee on merchants that don’t use its shipping services, according to documents reviewed by Bloomberg.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Private

Experts: Freight Environment Unlikely to Improve Much Soon

Flatbed truck

Executives across multiple segments of the trucking industry expect the freight environment to take considerable time to improve substantially.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023
Business, Fuel, For-Hire, Private

Love’s Travel Stops No. 1 on Happiest Employees List

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, a family-run chain of truck stops founded nearly 60 years ago, topped storied firms like IBM, Nike and Apple in a new ranking of employee well-being.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Hire 250,000 for Holidays, Boost Wages

Amazon warehouse worker

Amazon.com Inc. will hire 250,000 employees this holiday shopping season and boost average pay for logistics personnel as it seeks to recruit and retain workers amid a labor shortage.

September 19, 2023
Business, Technology, Private, TCA

Walmart Now Offers Late-Evening Delivery, Pickup

Walmart home delivery

Walmart is now offering express home delivery until 10 p.m. on orders placed by 9:30 p.m. so that “last-minute needs are delivered to your doorstep just in time,” the company said.

Leada Gore | al.com
September 12, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon Service Lets Merchants Deliver to Physical Stores

Amazon trucks

Amazon.com Inc. is offering a new service that will let its 2 million merchant partners deliver inventory directly to physical retail stores and warehouses.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Kroger and Albertsons to Sell 413 Stores to C&S

Kroger store

Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. agreed to sell 413 stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers in a divestiture designed to help win antitrust approval for their $24.6 billion merger.

September 8, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Kroger, Albertsons In Talks to Sell Stores to C&S, SoftBank

The SoftBank Corp. logo

Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. are selling some of their stores in an effort to win regulatory approval for their $25 billion merger, according to people familiar with the matter.

September 7, 2023
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