2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Revenue
1 1
PepsiCo Inc.
11,225 3,605 17,100 18,468
$62.8 billion
2 2
Sysco Corp.
8,534 1,042 606 10,947
$50.4 billion
3 3
Wal-Mart Stores
6,398 199 - 63,723
$485.9 billion
4 4
Coca-Cola Co.
5,487 1,354 - 7,137
$41.8 billion
5 6
U.S. Foods
5,270 387 - 6,562
$22.9 billion
6 8
Reyes Holdings
4,329 792 734 5,309
$24.0 billion
7 5
Halliburton Co.
4,243 881 - 8,152
$15.9 billion
8 9
Agrium Inc.
4,239 2,271 7,638 6,721
$13.7 billion
9 10
McLane Co.
3,816 322 12 5,611 -
10 11
C & J Energy Services
3,196 766 - 3,767
$1.0 billion
11 7
Schlumberger Limited
3,137 1,314 - 4,720
$27.8 billion
12 12
Performance Food Group
2,801 143 - 3,618
$16.0 billion
13 16
Tyson Foods
2,380 56 1,274 6,499
$37.0 billion
14 13
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
2,331 86 538 2,749
$6.4 billion
15 14
Baker Hughes Inc.
2,282 1,791 - 2,847
$9.8 billion
16 15
Dean Foods Co.
2,073 2,645 749 5,454
$7.7 billion
17 19
American Air Liquide Holdings
1,822 4,064 - 2,948
$22.0 billion
18 24
CHS Inc.
1,781 1,928 - 2,416
$30.3 billion
19 18
Gordon Food Service
1,714 36 - 2,375 -
20 20
Basic Energy Services
1,620 386 - 1,819
$0.5 billion
21 17
Femsa Logistica
1,500 1,100 - 2,100
$0.8 billion
22 21
Kroger Co.
1,489 35 - 5,490
$115.0 billion
23 22
Albertsons
1,453 850 75 6,203 -
24 23
United Rentals Inc.
1,420 2,204 - 1,484
$5.8 billion
25 25
Clean Harbors Inc.
1,394 4,202 - 3,533
$2.8 billion
26 27
Dot Foods
1,325 4 18 2,065 -
27 26
Gibson Energy Inc.
1,300 - - 2,800
$4.6 billion
28 28
Calfrac Well Services
1,270 568 - 2,097
$0.7 billion
29 30
Weatherford International
1,136 605 - 3,520 -
30 39
Sunbelt Rentals
1,105 2,022 - 1,332
$3.6 billion
31 55
Quikrete Companies
1,103 58 - 1,475 -
32 31
Praxair Inc.
1,097 1,687 - 3,534
$10.5 billion
33 33
Pilot Flying J Inc.
1,084 28 - 1,388 -
34 34
Darling Ingredients
1,066 769 274 4,121
$3.4 billion
35 40
Cemex USA
1,031 3,970 - 1,761
$3.7 billion
36 29
Helena Chemical Co.
1,004 2,507 - 2,575 -
37 38
Ben E. Keith Co.
963 46 - 1,195 -
38 42
Veritiv Corp.
933 71 209 1,447
$8.3 billion
39 35
Builders FirstSource Inc.
928 2,303 - 1,618
$6.4 billion
40 37
Key Energy Services
917 291 - 914
$0.4 billion
41 48
Core-Mark Holding Co.
866 119 - 1,301
$14.5 billion
42 35
Plains All American Pipeline
820 - - 1,875
$20.0 billion
43 47
United Natural Foods
812 7 - 1,044
$8.5 billion
44 42
Coca-Cola Bottling United
806 424 - 962 -
45 46
Walgreen Co.
791 35 - 2,039
$117.3 billion
46 45
Food Services of America
772 55 - 741 -
47 32
Prairie Farms Dairy
769 1,231 - 2,241 -
48 53
Ashley Furniture Industries
722 7 - 3,526 -
49 49
Univar Inc.
721 83 62 1,579
$8.1 billion
50 88
Anheuser-Busch LLC
714 166 - 799
$13.8 billion
51 52
Kellogg Co.
710 60 - 1,153
$13.0 billion
52 44
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
699 2,044 - 1,105 -
53 66
Love's Travel Stops
684 - 20 732 -
54 57
ABC Supply Co.
676 2,636 252 939 -
55 59
Advanced Drainage Systems
675 0 - 1,200
$1.3 billion
56 83
Swire Coca-Cola USA
664 241 - 800 -
57 41
Ahold Delhaize Group
663 663 - 1,990
$30.9 billion
58 78
Shamrock Foods Co.
661 66 95 1,020 -
59 89
Supervalu Inc.
648 5 - 2,768
$12.5 billion
60 69
Sherwin-Williams Co.
644 1 - 1,623
$15.8 billion
61 54
Shaw Industries Group
643 - - 3,211 -
62 72
Publix Super Markets
642 16 400 3,153
$34.0 billion
63 61
Cudd Energy Services
638 228 - 876 -
64 62
Brenntag North America
636 87 - 1,565 -
65 70
JBS USA Holdings
627 0 - 1,393
$33.9 billion
66 58
Energy Transfer Partners
626 120 - 737
$21.8 billion
67 63
Nuverra Environmental Solutions
623 129 - 656
$0.2 billion
68 68
Golden State Foods
616 38 - 826
$6.0 billion
69 63
Maxim Crane Works
608 - - 985 -
70 60
Lowe's Companies Inc.
607 3,981 - 625
$65.0 billion
71 65
Archer Daniels Midland
602 87 - 1,702
$62.3 billion
72 67
Oldcastle Inc.
601 1,758 - 1,481 -
73 56
Mondelez International
582 288 - 746
$25.9 billion
74 49
Nestle USA
581 3,353 - 1,435
$26.7 billion
75 75
SE Independent Delivery Services
575 219 - 1,600 -
76 79
H.E.B. Grocery Co.
569 5 - 2,843 -
77 77
C & S Wholesale Grocers
567 0 - 1,613
$30.0 billion
78 74
Air Products Inc.
565 94 335 2,000
$7.5 billion
79 73
MDU Resources Group
559 1,731 - 1,713
$4.1 billion
80 80
Bunzl Distribution USA
546 71 43 975
$8.5 billion
80 82
Stericycle Inc.
546 3,699 - 2,090
$3.6 billion
82 81
Foster Farms
545 94 - 1,346 -
83
Beacon Roofing Supply
538 1,389 - 993
$4.1 billion
84
Globe Energy Services
529 43 - 529 -
85 51
Linde North America
507 1,425 - 1,988 -
86
FCA Transport
495 7 - 1,460 -
87 91
Mohawk Industries
488 159 - 2,217
$9.0 billion
88 100
Valley Proteins Inc.
482 125 51 1,101 -
89 84
KeHE Distributors
479 8 - 769 -
90 85
Ace Hardware Corp.
469 1 1 1,455
$4.9 billion
91 87
Pepsi Bottling Ventures
461 144 196 560 -
92 86
Sanderson Farms Inc.
456 6 - 671
$2.8 billion
93 90
The H.T. Hackney Co.
438 170 - 578 -
94
Bragg Cos.
433 - - 682 -
95
Dunkin' Brands Group
430 12 - 450
$0.8 billion
96 93
Maines Paper & Food Service
423 66 - 553
$3.5 billion
97 92
BlueLinx Holdings
418 9 - 591
$1.9 billion
98 95
Select Energy Services
407 193 - 1,050 -
99
Columbia Distributing
402 144 - 515 -
100 97
Herc Rentals
397 748 - 431
$1.6 billion
Extras
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Private Carrier News
Government, Business, Technology, Private

FTC Poised to Sue Amazon for Antitrust Violations

The Federal Trade Commission is expected to sue Amazon for antitrust violations next week, according to people familiar with the matter — the agency’s fourth swipe at the retail giant in 2023.

Leah Nylen | Bloomberg News
September 22, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, Private

Uber Freight, Waabi Team Up on AI-Powered Autonomous Trucks

Logistics specialist Uber Freight is teaming up with Waabi Innovation Inc. in an artificial intelligence-powered autonomous truck partnership, the companies said Sept. 21.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2023
Business, Technology, Private

Amazon Scraps Planned Merchant Fee

Amazon.com Inc. is scrapping a planned fee on merchants that don’t use its shipping services, according to documents reviewed by Bloomberg.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Private

Experts: Freight Environment Unlikely to Improve Much Soon

Executives across multiple segments of the trucking industry expect the freight environment to take considerable time to improve substantially.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023
Business, Fuel, For-Hire, Private

Love’s Travel Stops No. 1 on Happiest Employees List

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, a family-run chain of truck stops founded nearly 60 years ago, topped storied firms like IBM, Nike and Apple in a new ranking of employee well-being.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Hire 250,000 for Holidays, Boost Wages

Amazon.com Inc. will hire 250,000 employees this holiday shopping season and boost average pay for logistics personnel as it seeks to recruit and retain workers amid a labor shortage.

September 19, 2023
Business, Technology, Private, TCA

Walmart Now Offers Late-Evening Delivery, Pickup

Walmart is now offering express home delivery until 10 p.m. on orders placed by 9:30 p.m. so that “last-minute needs are delivered to your doorstep just in time,” the company said.

Leada Gore | al.com
September 12, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon Service Lets Merchants Deliver to Physical Stores

Amazon.com Inc. is offering a new service that will let its 2 million merchant partners deliver inventory directly to physical retail stores and warehouses.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Kroger and Albertsons to Sell 413 Stores to C&S

Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. agreed to sell 413 stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers in a divestiture designed to help win antitrust approval for their $24.6 billion merger.

September 8, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Kroger, Albertsons In Talks to Sell Stores to C&S, SoftBank

Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. are selling some of their stores in an effort to win regulatory approval for their $25 billion merger, according to people familiar with the matter.

September 7, 2023
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