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 Revenue
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 35
Builders FirstSource Inc.
990 2,541 - 1,693
$6.1 billion
35 34
Plains All American Pipeline
990 - - 1,930
$23.2 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 87
Coca-Cola Bottling United
806 424 - 962 -
42 37
Veritiv Corp.
806 106 117 1,274
$8.7 billion
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 64
Maxim Crane Works
608 0 - 985 -
63 51
Nuverra Environmental Solutions
608 223 - 873
$0.4 billion
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 98
J.R. Simplot Co.
408 876 - 1,485 -
93 96
Maines Paper & Food Service
408 58 - 506
$4.0 billion
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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Walmart Expects E-Commerce Profits Within Two Years

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Walmart Offers Workers Opportunities in Skilled Trade Jobs

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Truck-Specific Navigation Software Offers Safety, Efficiency

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Amazon to Expand US Drone Service

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Shippers, Private Fleets Aim for Sustainability

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Walmart Delivers Strong First Quarter

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