2015 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Revenue
1 1
PepsiCo Inc.
8,397 14,906 - 11,734
$66.7 billion
2 2
Sysco Corp.
7,647 1,190 388 9,577
$46.5 billion
3 4
Wal-Mart Stores
6,294 106 - 61,528
$482.2 billion
4 3
Coca-Cola
5,664 1,054 - 7,465
$46.0 billion
5 6
Halliburton
5,637 1,160 - 5,637
$29.4 billion
6 5
U.S. Foods
5,190 333 - 6,461
$22.0 billion
7 8
Agrium Inc.
3,806 2,479 7,627 5,937
$13.0 billion
8 9
Reyes Holdings
3,647 587 442 4,618
$24.0 billion
9 7
McLane Co.
3,537 305 9 5,283
$46.0 billion
10 11
Schlumberger Limited
3,394 1,299 - 4,770
$48.6 billion
11 10
C & J Energy Services
2,970 1,661 - 4,517
$1.6 billion
12 12
Tyson Foods
2,785 - 1,119 3,700
$37.6 billion
13 14
Performance Food Group
2,534 96 - 3,122 -
14 25
CHS Inc.
2,496 1,001 - 2,193
$42.7 billion
15 13
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
2,342 81 1,330 2,828
$6.1 billion
16 15
Baker Hughes Inc.
2,282 1,813 - 2,856
$24.6 billion
17 23
Clean Harbors Inc.
1,906 6,739 - 4,188
$3.4 billion
18 16
Dean Foods Co.
1,900 3,000 445 5,500
$9.5 billion
19 24
Gordon Food Service
1,700 88 - 2,158 -
20 20
Weatherford International
1,684 1,046 - 3,379
$14.9 billion
21 18
Basic Energy Services
1,620 386 - 1,819
$1.5 billion
22 22
The Kroger Co.
1,474 35 - 5,386
$108.5 billion
23 17
United Rentals Inc.
1,420 2,204 - 1,484
$5.7 billion
24 21
Airgas Inc.
1,410 2,781 1,236 3,857
$5.1 billion
25 19
Gibson Energy Inc.
1,400 - - 2,600
$8.6 billion
26 33
Albertsons
1,378 621 88 5,225 -
27 44
Key Energy Services
1,355 1,897 - 1,500
$1.4 billion
28 38
Helena Chemical Co.
1,204 1,735 - 2,575 -
29 29
Dot Foods
1,190 2 16 1,835 -
30 27
Praxair Inc.
1,099 1,877 - 3,677
$12.3 billion
31 28
Prairie Farms Dairy
1,094 1,348 250 2,946 -
32 39
Pilot Flying J Inc.
1,035 - - 1,331 -
33 30
Cemex USA
1,028 5,141 - 1,677
$3.7 billion
34 33
Plains All American Pipeline
990 - - 1,900
$43.5 billion
35
Builders FirstSource
968 2,506 - 1,693
$1.6 billion
36 32
Nestle USA
936 4,216 - 1,313
$9.7 billion
37 31
Veritiv Corp.
870 199 172 1,290
$7.4 billion
38 49
Sunbelt Rentals
840 2,285 - 831
$2.7 billion
39 36
Ben E. Keith Co.
825 52 - 1,053 -
40 35
Air Products Inc.
811 115 400 2,100
$10.4 billion
41 41
Darling Ingredients Inc.
810 705 336 4,050
$4.0 billion
42 43
Shaw Industries Group
755 51 172 3,332
$4.8 billion
43 37
Walgreen Co.
754 10 - 1,848
$76.4 billion
44 26
Calfrac Well Services
744 378 9 914
$2.3 billion
45 52
Linde North America
733 1,840 - 2,060
$2.0 billion
46 40
Kellogg Co.
710 60 - 1,153
$14.6 billion
47 46
Univar Inc.
699 74 - 1,346 -
48 50
Delhaize America
684 - - 3,253 -
48 73
Perdue Farms Inc.
684 79 600 2,100 -
50 45
Lowe's Cos. Inc.
662 3,844 - 681
$56.2 billion
51 42
Nuverra Environmental Solutions
653 417 - 1,012
$0.5 billion
52 53
United Natural Foods Inc.
652 - - 835
$6.8 billion
53 54
Ashley Furniture Industries
646 7 - 2,300 -
54 58
Cole-Mark Holding Co.
639 64 - 794
$10.3 billion
55 61
Advanced Drainage Systems
625 - - 1,100
$1.2 billion
56 50
Mondelez International Inc.
610 300 49 730
$34.2 billion
57 56
Publix Super Markets
605 30 401 2,909
$30.6 billion
58 70
Love's Travel Stops $amp;amp; Country Stores
600 - 20 620 -
59 48
JBS USA Holdings
599 - - 1,290 -
60 64
Food Services of America
597 52 - 741 -
61 60
ABC Supply Co.
585 2,033 190 818 -
62 55
Golden State Foods
573 42 - 858
$6.5 billion
63 59
Archer Daniels Midland Co.
561 84 - 1,510
$81.2 billion
64
Maxim Crane Works
556 - - 910 -
65
Quikrete Cos.
554 23 - 929 -
66
Sanjel Corp.
547 - - - -
67
Pilot Thomas Logistics
542 826 - 870 -
68
C&S Wholesale Grocers
541 - - 1,434
$25.9 billion
69 61
MDU Resources Group
539 1,873 - 1,915
$4.5 billion
70 63
American Air Liquide Holdings
529 57 - 1,244 -
71 65
Bunzl Distribution USA
520 24 8 835 -
72
Cudd Energy Services
514 260 - 956
$2.3 billion
73
Energy Transfer Partners
508 108 - 543
$51.2 billion
74 66
H.E.B. Grocery Co.
505 9 - 2,840 -
74 71
Oldcastle Inc.
505 1,732 - 1,509 -
76 79
Shamrock Foods Co.
504 60 75 757 -
77
Veolia North America
489 1,546 - 1,231 -
78 75
Pepsi Bottling Ventures
466 147 202 530 -
79 82
Ace Hardware Corp.
450 - - 1,126
$4.7 billion
80 67
Foster Farms
449 136 - 1,089 -
80
SE Independent Delivery Services
449 150 - 1,126 -
82 84
Sentinel Transportation
439 55 41 1,168 -
83 81
Bimbo Bakeries USA
437 4,135 - 1,365 -
83 71
Supervalu Inc.
437 4 - 1,807
$17.8 billion
83 85
The H.T. Hackney Co.
437 172 - 593 -
86 77
Sherwin-Williams Co.
436 1 - 1,447
$11.1 billion
87
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United
426 231 - 465 -
88 74
Mohawk Industries
420 138 - 2,217
$7.8 billion
89 77
Sanderson Farms Inc.
408 31 - 575
$2.8 billion
90 68
Patterson-UTI Energy Co.
407 432 - 605
$3.2 billion
91 69
BlueLinx Holdings
401 6 - 615
$2.0 billion
92
Hertz Equipment Rental
397 745 - 431
$1.6 billion
93 94
Valley Proteins Inc.
380 107 30 1,033 -
94
KeHE Distributors
375 - - 575 -
95 87
Castellini Co.
373 - - 530 -
96
Ecolab Inc.
371 576 - 369
$14.0 billion
96 83
Maines Paper & Food Service
371 62 - 501
$4.0 billion
98 90
AmeriGas Partners
370 8,775 - 1,040
$3.7 billion
98 86
J.R. Simplot Co.
370 793 - 1,444 -
100 90
Nexeo Solutions
369 3 - 643
$4.5 billion
Extras
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Walmart Offers Workers Opportunities in Skilled Trade Jobs

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Amazon to Expand US Drone Service

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Walmart Delivers Strong First Quarter

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