2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in North America
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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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On the Bubble

J.R. Simplot Co. (377 tractors), has major operations in areas such as ranching, food processing, mining, retail, and fertilizer production in several states.
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Private Carrier News
Business, Fuel, Private, TCA

Walmart Announces Sustainability Initiatives

Walmart announced June 1 it will take steps to reduce the amount of plastic and cardboard it puts in the waste stream from online orders and reduce vehicle emissions from delivery of packages.

Robert Higgs | cleveland.com
June 2, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Private

NLRB Accuses Amazon of Illegal Anti-Union Actions

Amazon.com Inc. violated federal labor law by unilaterally changing policies and terminating union supporters at its sole unionized warehouse, U.S. labor board prosecutors allege.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
May 23, 2023
Business, Private

Walmart Stock Outperforms Target

Walmart shares are outshining those of Target as Wall Street anticipates the shopping behemoth’s broad array of household necessities will offer shelter from slowing economic growth.

Katrina Lewis | Bloomberg News
May 19, 2023
Business, Equipment, Private

Walmart Boosts Outlook After a Strong First Quarter

NEW YORK — Walmart reported a strong first quarter and boosted its outlook for the year as the nation’s largest retailer continues to draw budget-conscious consumers.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
May 18, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Kroger CEO Vows Legal Fight for Albertsons Deal if Necessary

Kroger Co. said it’s committed to hunkering down for a long legal battle if U.S. regulators attempt to block its $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos.

Brendan Case and Leah Nylen | Bloomberg News
May 11, 2023
Business, Equipment, Private

Infrastructure Spending Expected to Benefit United Rentals

United Rentals executives foresee a rosy outlook for the business and sector as a result of increased infrastructure spending in the coming months and years after posting increased year-over-year profits in the first three months of 2023, they said April 27.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 28, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Amazon Contract Drivers in California Join Teamsters Union

More than 80 contract drivers and dispatchers who handle deliveries for Amazon .com Inc. have joined the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

April 24, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Private, TCA

Amazon May Charge a Return Fee at UPS Stores

If you opt to return your Amazon purchase at a UPS store, that transaction just might cost you.

Jessica Jones-Gorman | Staten Island Advance
April 19, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Private

New Executives Chosen to Steer Pilot Overhaul

Pilot Co. is to replace its top two officers with executives hand-picked by its new majority owner as one of the biggest truck stop operators readies a major overhaul of its facilities.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 12, 2023
Business, Private

Albertsons Eyes Higher Wages, Tougher Consumer Backdrop

Albertsons Cos. is anticipating higher labor costs and “a more difficult consumer environment” in a new sign of caution from big U.S. retailers.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
April 11, 2023
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