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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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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