2019 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
Up Front
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Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Halliburton Energy Services
5,771
2
Schlumberger Ltd.
3,652
3
C&J Energy Services
2,364
4
Helena Agri-Enterprises
2,054
5
Basic Energy Services
1,686
6
Cudd Energy Services
1,664
7
Keane Group
1,201
8
Pilot Flying J
1,061
9
FTS International
1,055
10
Univar Solutions
1,036
11
Energy Transfer Partners
852
12
Key Energy Services
792
13
Calfrac Well Services
780
14
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores
765
15
Plains All American Pipeline
750
15
ProPetro Services
750
17
Select Energy Services
749
18
Brenntag North America
732
19
Nine Energy Service
702
20
Baker Hughes
649
21
MDU Resources Group
616
22
Gravity Oilfield Services
614
23
Pioneer Natural Resources
410
24
Stallion Oilfield Services
379
25
Eastex Crude Co.
299
26
Sun Coast Resources
277
27
Convenience Transportation
263
28
Sentinel Transportation
260
29
Marathon Petroleum
254
30
Pilot Thomas Logistics
234
31
Crestwood Transportation
210
32
NGL Energy Partners
201
33
Weatherford International
197
34
HOP Energy
175
35
Carpenter Co.
150
35
KLX Energy Services
150
37
Targa Resources Partners
132
38
Growmark
125
39
Gulfmark Energy
115
40
PetroChoice
96
41
Allied Universal
93
42
RelaDyne
92
43
Oil States Energy Services
48
43
Southwestern Energy Co.
48
45
Rocky Mountain Crude Oil
39
46
Forbes Energy Services
36
47
Delek U.S.
24
47
Mansfield Energy
24
47
Trican
24
50
Exxon Mobil Corp.
13
50
Johnson Oil Co. of Gaylord
13
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Private Carrier News
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Navistar Launches Integrated Powertrain

Truck maker Navistar announced Feb. 26 it has made the first deliveries of its International LT Series equipped with the International S13 Integrated Powertrain.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, Private

Canada to Invest in Revamp of Port Windsor Grain Terminal

Canada is investing up to $26.3 million to improve multimodal operations in Port Windsor in Ontario at a key grain terminal operated by U.S.-based Archer Daniels Midland Co. that handles corn, soya and canola.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 27, 2024
Government, Business, Private

FTC Sues to Block Kroger’s $24.6 Billion Albertsons Deal

The Federal Trade Commission, eight states and Washington, D.C., sued to block Kroger Co.’s $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. on Feb. 26.

Leah Nylen and Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 26, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Private, Global Freight

Investors Flee Tumbling EV Upstarts

Investors have all but thrown in the towel on shares of EV startups Rivian Automotive and Lucid Group. 

Esha Day | Bloomberg News
February 26, 2024
Government, Business, Private

FTC, States Expected to Sue Over Kroger-Albertsons Deal

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a group of states are poised to sue to block the tie-up between supermarkets Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos., according to people familiar with the plans.

Leah Nylen and Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 20, 2024
Business, Private

Walmart Posts Strong Q4, Weakens Forecast on Less Spending

NEW YORK — Walmart reported another quarter of great results, ending 2023 on a high note as low prices attract shoppers looking for deals in an economically challenging environment for many.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
February 20, 2024
Government, Business, Private

Colorado Files Lawsuit to Block Kroger-Albertsons Merger

Colorado sued to block Kroger Co.’s $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. in court Feb. 14, becoming the second state to challenge the deal.

Leah Nylen and Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 14, 2024
Business, Private

Kroger CFO Departs During Uncertainty on Albertsons Merger

Kroger Co. said Feb. 5 that its chief financial officer is leaving for another company as the supermarket operator waits for regulators’ ruling on its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos.

Jaewon Kang | Bloomberg News
February 6, 2024
Business, Private

Walmart Adds Stock Grants as Perk in Manager-Retainment Push

NEW YORK — Walmart is further sweetening the perks for its U.S. store managers as it seeks to retain its leaders and attract new ones in a still competitive job market.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
January 29, 2024
Business, Equipment, Private

United Rentals Q4 Profit Rises 6.3% on Broad Demand Strength

United Rentals reported net profit of $679 million in the fourth quarter of 2023, a 6.3% year-over-year increase compared with $639 million in the year-ago period.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
January 26, 2024
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