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
Halliburton Energy Services
5,637
2
Schlumberger Limited
3,994
3
C & J Energy Services
2,970
4
Baker Hughes Inc.
2,282
5
Basic Energy Service
1,620
6
Gibson Energy
1,300
7
Calfrac Well Services
1,270
8
Helena Chemicals
1,172
9
Weatherford International
1,136
10
Pilot Flying J Inc.
1,032
11
Plains All American Pipeline
990
12
Key Energy Services
946
13
Univar Inc.
735
14
Energy Transfer Partners
629
15
Cudd Energy Services
619
16
Brenntag North America
612
17
Nuverra Environmental Solutions
608
18
Gemini Motor Transport
600
19
MDU Resources Group
551
20
Pilot Thomas Logistics
542
21
Select Energy Services
407
22
Sentinel Transportation
393
23
Nexeo Solutions
359
24
Patterson UTI
342
25
Eastex Crude
315
26
Stallion Oilfied Services
238
27
Marathon Petroleum
160
28
Carpenter Co.
154
29
Convenience Transportation
154
30
Targa Resouces Partners
88
31
Delek U.S.
68
Extras
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107

On the Bubble

Silver Eagle Distributors (358 tractors), distributes Anheuser-Busch products and other beverages to retailers and restaurants in 16 counties in Texas.
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Private Carrier News
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
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