2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Halliburton Energy Services
4,243
2
C & J Energy Services
3,196
3
Schlumberger Limited
3,137
4
Baker Hughes Inc.
2,282
5
Basic Energy Service
1,620
6
Gibson Energy
1,300
7
Calfrac Well Services
1,270
8
Weatherford International
1,136
9
Pilot Flying J Inc.
1,084
10
Helena Chemicals
1,004
11
Key Energy Services
917
12
Plains All American Pipeline
820
13
Univar Inc.
721
14
Gemini Motor Transport
684
15
Cudd Energy Services
638
16
Brenntag North America
636
17
Energy Transfer Partners
626
18
Nuverra Environmental Solutions
623
19
MDU Resources Group
559
20
Globe Energy Services
529
21
Select Energy Services
407
22
Sentinel Transportation
352
23
Patterson UTI
341
24
Eastex Crude
337
25
Nexeo Solutions
335
26
NGL Energy Partners
254
27
Stallion Oilfied Services
238
28
Carpenter Co.
225
29
Convenience Transportation
177
30
Pilot Thomas Logistics
175
31
Nine Energy Services
172
32
Marathon Petroleum
160
33
Growmark
113
34
RelaDyne
106
35
HydroChem
88
36
Targa Resouces Partners
86
37
Mapco Express
42
38
Delek U.S.
26
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Private Carrier News
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Efficient Use of Space Is Key in Weak Freight Market: Study

Over-the-road carriers waiting for an upturn in the freight cycle must make the most efficient use of their trucks’ space to best ride out ongoing market weakness, according to CSCMP.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Thousands of Drivers File Arbitration Claims Against Amazon

NEW YORK — Thousands of delivery drivers filed legal claims against Amazon on June 11, alleging the company’s classification of them as independent contractors has led to unpaid wages.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
June 11, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Private Fleets Pursuing Emissions Goals More Aggressively

Across all areas of the economy, shippers are facing increasing pressure to make their operations more sustainable and to meet environmental, sustainability and governance targets.

Amanda Smith-Teutsch | Special to Transport Topics
June 11, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private

Walmart Expects E-Commerce Profits Within Two Years

Walmart Inc. said it expects to generate profits in its U.S. e-commerce business within the next two years.

Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
June 7, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private

Walmart Offers Workers Opportunities in Skilled Trade Jobs

NEW YORK — Walmart is offering new perks for its hourly U.S. workers, ranging from a new bonus plan to opportunities to move into skilled trade jobs within the company.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
June 5, 2024
Business, Private

International Paper Seeks to Reassure DS as Suzano Plots Bid

International Paper Co.’s top boss traveled to London to reaffirm his company’s commitment to merger partner DS Smith, downplaying a takeover offer from Suzano.

June 3, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Truck-Specific Navigation Software Offers Safety, Efficiency

As navigation and routing software applications grow more granular, developers are working to integrate pertinent data to support safe, efficient fleet operations.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
June 3, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Private, Global Freight

Amazon to Expand US Drone Service

Amazon.com’s Prime Air drone program has been cleared by regulators to fly devices beyond the visual line of sight of pilots, increasing range and giving more customers access to the service.

Lynn Doan | Bloomberg News
May 30, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Private

Shippers, Private Fleets Aim for Sustainability

LAS VEGAS — Despite higher costs, some shippers and carriers continue to invest in alternative fuels and zero-emission transportation to meet their corporate sustainability objectives.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
May 28, 2024
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
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