2016 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 Sales
1 1
PepsiCo Inc.
9,950 14,304 - 16,102 $63.1 billion
2 2
Sysco Corp.
8,391 1,404 355 10,320 $48.7 billion
3 3
Wal-Mart Stores
6,277 199 - 66,191 $482.1 billion
4 4
Coca-Cola Co.
5,664 1,054 - 7,465 $44.3 billion
5 5
Halliburton Co.
5,637 1,160 - 9,509 $23.6 billion
6 6
U.S. Foods
5,242 354 - 6,530 $23.0 billion
7 10
Schlumberger Limited
3,994 1,314 - 4,770 $35.5 billion
8 8
Reyes Holdings
3,936 616 536 4,782 $24.0 billion
9 7
Agrium Inc.
3,930 2,315 7,457 6,297 $14.8 billion
10 9
McLane Co.
3,837 305 9 5,283 $48.0 billion
11 11
C & J Energy Services
2,970 1,661 - 4,580 $1.7 billion
12 13
Performance Food Group
2,814 132 - 3,500 $11.7 billion
13 15
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
2,293 87 1,165 2,902 $6.4 billion
14 16
Baker Hughes
2,282 1,813 - 2,856 $15.7 billion
15 18
Dean Foods Co.
2,135 2,752 422 5,239 $8.1 billion
16 12
Tyson Foods
2,122 59 - 6,105 $40.6 billion
17
Femsa Logistica
1,920 - - 2,308 $0.8 billion
18 19
Gordon Food Service
1,787 36 - 2,453 -
19 70
American Air Liquide Holdings
1,754 4,117 - 3,126 -
20 21
Basic Energy Services
1,620 386 - 1,819 $0.8 billion
21 22
Kroger Co.
1,557 35 - 5,826 $109.8 billion
22 26
Albertsons
1,497 - - 6,021 -
23 23
United Rentals Inc.
1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.8 billion
24 14
CHS Inc.
1,376 2,148 - 2,154 $34.6 billion
25 17
Clean Harbors Inc.
1,347 4,662 - 3,109 $3.3 billion
26 25
Gibson Energy Inc.
1,300 - - 2,500 $5.6 billion
27 29
DOT Foods
1,290 4 17 1,970 -
28 44
Calfrac Well Services
1,270 568 - 2,097 $1.5 billion
29 28
Helena Chemical Co.
1,172 1,932 - 2,575 -
30 20
Weatherford International
1,136 605 - 3,297 $9.4 billion
31 30
Praxair Inc.
1,115 1,787 - 3,677 $10.8 billion
32 31
Prairie Farms Dairy
1,104 1,386 234 2,968 -
33 32
Pilot Flying J Inc.
1,032 - - 1,314 -
34 41
Darling Ingredients
1,016 682 355 4,141 $3.4 billion
35 34
Plains All American Pipeline
990 - - 1,930 $23.2 billion
35 35
Builders FirstSource Inc.
990 2,541 - 1,693 $6.1 billion
37 27
Key Energy Services
946 998 - 949 $0.8 billion
38 39
Ben E. Keith Co.
941 46 - 1,170 -
39 38
Sunbelt Rentals
919 1,972 - 1,058 $3.3 billion
40 33
Cemex USA
902 3,968 - 1,416 $3.9 billion
41 48
Ahold Delhaize Group
885 661 - 3,992 -
42 37
Veritiv Corp.
806 106 117 1,274 $8.7 billion
42 87
Coca-Cola Bottling United
806 424 - 962 -
44
Southern Glazer's Wine $amp;amp; Spirits
802 2,111 - 1,276 -
45 60
Food Services of America
772 55 - 741 -
46 43
Walgreen Co.
754 6 - 1,848 $103.4 billion
47 52
United Natural Foods
747 2 - 913 $8.2 billion
48 54
Core-Mark Holding Co.
745 98 - 911 $11.1 billion
49 36
Nestle USA
735 3,205 - 1,527 $9.7 billion
49 47
Univar Inc.
735 97 65 1,761 -
51 45
Linde North America
733 2,270 - 1,899 $2.0 billion
52 46
Kellogg Co.
710 60 - 1,153 $13.5 billion
53 53
Ashley Furniture Industries
709 1 10 3,400 -
54 42
Shaw Industries Group
697 55 238 3,233 -
55 65
Quikrete Companies
685 16 - 883 -
56 56
Mondelez International
680 230 50 780 $29.6 billion
57 61
ABC Supply Co.
633 2,400 254 898 -
58 73
Energy Transfer Partners
629 120 - 740 $34.3 billion
59 55
Advanced Drainage Systems
625 0 - 1,100 -
60 50
Lowe's Companies Inc.
624 72 - 640 $59.1 billion
61 72
Cudd Energy Services
619 183 - 958 -
62
Brenntag North America
612 89 - 1,513 $11.5 billion
63 51
Nuverra Environmental Solutions
608 223 - 873 $0.4 billion
63 64
Maxim Crane Works
608 0 - 985 -
65 63
Archer Daniels Midland
602 87 - 1,702 $67.7 billion
66 58
Love's Travel Stops
585 2,048 - 1,474 -
67 74
Oldcastle Inc.
585 2,048 - 1,474 -
68 62
Golden State Foods
580 45 - 794 $7.0 billion
69 86
Sherwin-Williams Co.
571 1 - 1,548 $11.3 billion
70 59
JBS USA Holdings
569 0 - 1,302 -
71 48
Perdue Farms Inc.
567 39 582 1,627 -
72 57
Publix Super Markets
562 18 - 2,696 $32.4 billion
73 69
MDU Resources Group
553 1,747 - 1,718 $4.2 billion
74 40
Air Products Inc.
550 95 420 2,000 $9.9 billion
75 80
SE Independent Delivery Services
545 175 - 1,401 -
76 67
Pilot Thomas Logistics
542 826 - 870 -
77 68
C&S Wholesale Grocers
541 0 - 1,434 $30.0 billion
78 76
Shamrock Foods Co.
539 61 75 757 -
79 74
H.E.B. Grocery Co.
534 9 - 2,208 -
80 71
Bunzl Distribution USA
511 66 52 920 -
81 80
Foster Farms
507 134 - 1,345 -
82
Stericycle Inc.
506 3,544 - 1,923 $3.0 billion
83
Swire Coca-Cola USA
496 218 - 615 -
84 94
KeHE Distributors
470 94 40 686 -
85 79
Ace Hardware Corp.
469 1 - 1,413 $4.7 billion
85 89
Sanderson Farms Inc.
469 5 - 654 $2.8 billion
87 78
Pepsi Bottling Ventures
468 146 199 534 -
88
Anheuser-Busch LLC
452 99 - 364 -
89 83
Supervalu Inc.
440 4 - 1,815 $17.5 billion
90 83
The H.T. Hackney Co.
438 170 - 578 -
91 88
Mohawk Industries
420 138 - 2,217 $8.6 billion
92 91
BlueLinx Holdings
414 14 - 644 $1.9 billion
93 96
Maines Paper & Food Service
408 58 - 506 $4.0 billion
93 98
J.R. Simplot Co.
408 876 - 1,485 -
95
Select Energy Services
407 193 - 1,050 -
96 83
Bimbo Bakeries USA
399 3,806 - 895 -
97 92
Hertz Equipment Rental Corp.
397 748 - 431 $1.5 billion
98 82
Sentinel Transportation
393 1 - 815 -
99
Mobile Mini
389 178 - 428 $0.5 billion
100 93
Valley Proteins Inc.
385 94 40 1,075 -

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