2020 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America

Up Front

Fleets are changing practices for the long run while responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

See the headquarters locations for each of the Top 100 private carriers in North America.

The fleets on this year’s Top 100 list have shown resilience amid financial and logistical challenges.

Rankings

Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
1 1
PepsiCo Inc.
10,950 4,550 16,250 17,900 $67.2 billion
2 2
Sysco Corp.
8,745 1,345 840 10,593 $60.1 billion
3 4
Walmart Inc.
7,400 25 - 58,826 $524.0 billion
4 6
Halliburton Co.
6,101 2,471 237 11,653 $22.4 billion
5 3
US Foods
5,821 421 - 7,466 $25.9 billion
6 5
Reyes Holdings
5,019 938 1,324 7,494 $33.0 billion
7 10
Performance Food Group
4,715 606 - 5,999 $19.7 billion
8 8
McLane Co.
3,886 111 25 5,853 $50.4 billion
9 9
Schlumberger Limited
3,652 510 249 5,107 $32.9 billion
10 13
NexTier Oilfield Solutions
2,759 493 65 3,642 $3.4 billion
11 11
Tyson Foods
2,642 62 1,433 8,051 $42.4 billion
12 12
United Rentals Inc.
2,253 4,266 - 2,100 $9.4 billion
13 17
Basic Energy Services
2,156 899 - 3,036 $0.6 billion
14 15
Gordon Food Service
1,993 22 - 2,823 $14.0 billion
15 16
CHS Inc.
1,656 5,382 - 9,188 $31.9 billion
16 24
Sunbelt Rentals
1,589 4,102 4,480 1,575 $5.5 billion
17 22
DOT Foods
1,526 10 40 2,570 $8.2 billion
18 19
American Air Liquide Holdings
1,461 4,214 - 2,352 $26.3 billion
19 20
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United
1,437 513 - 1,915 $4.8 billion
20 23
United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI)
1,414 9 - 3,430 $21.4 billion
21 36
Univar Solutions
1,372 111 - 3,489 $16.8 billion
22 25
The Quikrete Cos.
1,358 45 - 2,051 -
23 33
Pilot Co.
1,340 28 - 1,720 -
24 18
Cudd Energy Services
1,320 240 - 1,448 -
25 14
Helena Agri-Enterprises
1,237 2,838 - 2,575 -
26 28
Linde
1,215 1,568 - 2,897 $11.0 billion
27 28
Cemex USA
1,190 5,967 - 1,819 $6.7 billion
28 58
ProPetro Holding Corp.
1,156 32 - 1,662 $2.1 billion
29 35
Ahold USA/Delhaize America
1,149 625 - 4,577 $48.0 billion
30 26
Clean Harbors
1,097 4,531 33 3,788 $3.4 billion
31 32
Ben E. Keith Co.
1,094 73 - 1,348 -
32 31
Core-Mark Holding Co.
1,079 129 - 1,216 $16.7 billion
33 34
FTS International
1,037 80 - 1,002 $0.8 billion
34 40
Builders FirstSource
1,029 2,320 - 1,776 $7.3 billion
35 21
Albertsons Cos.
1,020 1,050 - 3,688 $62.5 billion
36 39
Ashley Furniture Industries
970 10 7 3,708 -
37 56
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores
963 - - 3,708 -
38 37
Walgreen Co.
959 23 - 2,595 $136.9 billion
39 43
The Kroger Co.
942 16 - 14,085 $122.3 billion
40 41
CRH Americas (formerly Oldcastle Inc.)
927 1,739 - 2,304 $12.5 billion
41 42
Dean Foods Co.
865 785 - 2,552 $7.3 billion
42 38
Maxim Crane Works
859 624 - 1,750 -
43 50
Sherwin-Williams Co.
839 1 - 1,996 $17.9 billion
44 46
Swire Coca-Cola USA
838 499 - 1,181 $2.2 billion
45 45
BlueLinx Holdings
836 44 - 848 $2.6 billion
46 44
Energy Transfer Partners
820 6 - 865 $54.2 billion
47 54
Mondelez International
808 64 - 1,031 $7.1 billion
48 48
Darling Ingredients
805 884 82 4,276 $3.4 billion
49 85
Medline Inc.
791 214 - 1,177 $13.9 billion
50 51
Nestle USA
790 3,475 6 1,586 $93.1 billion
51 62
Messer Americas
787 642 - 2,268 $1.7 billion
52 54
ABC Supply Co.
783 2,837 0 1,020 $12.0 billion
53 58
Plains All American Pipeline
760 - - 900 $33.7 billion
54 61
Brenntag North America
759 462 - 1,692 $5.7 billion
55 72
Shamrock Foods Co.
741 92 100 1,020 -
56 53
Calfrac Well Services
740 203 19 1,077 $1.2 billion
57 63
JBS USA Holdings
739 - - 1,336 -
58 57
Prairie Farms Dairy
730 1,122 - 2,277 -
59 64
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
721 2,189 - 820 -
60 68
Shaw Industries Group
695 55 - 3,212 -
61 69
Anheuser-Busch Cos.
687 261 - 754 $52.3 billion
62 66
Nine Energy Service
685 276 - 840 $832.9 billion
63 71
Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast
677 100 - 890 -
64 76
Publix Super Markets
668 26 443 3,300 $38.1 billion
65 52
Veritiv Corp.
661 53 130 1,026 $7.7 billion
66 73
Baker Hughes
642 55 - 355 $23.8 billion
67 82
Stericycle Inc.
627 5,871 - 2,367 $3.3 billion
68 84
Mohawk Industries
624 153 - 2,565 $10.0 billion
69 70
Advanced Drainage Systems
620 4 - 1,195 $1.4 billion
70 80
Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages
611 225 - 755 -
71 47
Beacon Roofing Supply
603 1,860 - 1,238 $7.1 billion
72 77
MDU Resources Group
599 1,861 5 1,841 $5.4 billion
73 75
Air Products
598 92 330 2,000 $8.9 billion
73 81
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
598 14 - 657 -
75 79
Williams Bros. Construction
575 201 - 432 -
76 97
Herc Rentals
568 345 - 666 $2.0 billion
77 86
H-E-B Grocery Co.
567 8 - 3,002 -
78 83
Ecology Auto Parts
565 13 - 679 -
79 74
SE Independent Delivery Services
543 139 - 1,280 -
80 90
Sanderson Farms
542 27 - 644 $3.4 billion
81 66
Archer Daniels Midland Co.
535 - - 1,500 $64.7 billion
82 88
Domino's Pizza
517 39 - 506 $3.6 billion
83 94
Ace Hardware Corp.
505 1 1 1,666 $6.1 billion
84
Stallion Oilfield Services
502 749 - 1,614 -
85 99
Foster Farms
501 10 150 1,800 $2.4 billion
86 87
SpartanNash
489 27 - 1,931 $8.5 billion
87
Costco Wholsale Corp.
484 308 - 4,294 $149.4 billion
88 100
KeHE Distributors
472 1 - 793 $5.0 billion
89 78
Gravity Oilfield Services
471 51 - 510 -
90 92
Valley Proteins
458 130 0 1,360 -
91 95
Bragg Cos.
454 - - 808 -
92 49
Key Energy Services
453 133 - 524 $0.4 billion
93 96
Columbia Distributing
452 - - 526 -
94 91
C&S Wholesale Grocers
451 - - 4,543 -
95 98
The H.T. Hackney Co.
443 172 - 613 -
96 89
Bunzl Distribution USA
442 29 - 836 -
97 60
Select Energy Services
417 723 - 3,390 -
98
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.
415 5 - 1,426 -
99
O'Reilly Auto Enterprises
413 9 - 468 $10.1 billion
100
Dunkin' Brands Group
397 12 - 450 $1.4 billion

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Private Carrier News

Business, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Sell Bay Area Office Complex as Sales Growth Cools

Amazon .com Inc. is selling a vacant Bay Area office complex purchased about 16 months ago, the company’s latest effort to unwind a pandemic-era expansion that left it with a surfeit of warehouses and employees.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
January 26, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon Expands Prime Service to More Stores

Amazon.com Inc. is expanding a program that lets Prime subscribers use the company’s speedy delivery service when shopping on other websites.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
January 10, 2023
Business, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Slash More Than 18,000 Jobs in Escalation of Cuts

Amazon.com Inc. is laying off more than 18,000 employees — the biggest reduction in its history — in the latest sign that a tech-industry slump is deepening.

January 5, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, For-Hire, Private

Last-Mile Focuses on Sustainable Shipping

The trucking industry has increased its focus on sustainability this year, mostly geared toward last-mile operations.

December 8, 2022
Government, Business, Private

District of Columbia Sues Amazon for ‘Stealing’ Delivery Driver Tips

The attorney general for Washington, D.C., is suing Amazon.com Inc., seeking civil penalties for allegedly misleading consumers who thought they were tipping delivery drivers but had the money diverted to cover the couriers’ base pay.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
December 7, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Private

Kroger, Albertsons CEOs Face Senate Questions Over Merger

Senators pressed the CEOs of Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. on Nov. 29 about whether their proposed $24.6 billion deal to create a supermarket giant will benefit consumers in an era of rising inflation.

Leah Nylen and Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
November 30, 2022
Business, Logistics, Private

Walmart’s Grocery Gains Power Sales Beat and Stock Jump

Walmart Inc. jumped Nov. 15 after the retail giant reported strong quarterly results and boosted its annual forecast, putting its shares on pace to erase this year’s losses.

Janet Freund | Bloomberg News
November 15, 2022
Business, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Take Hawaiian Airlines Stake in Cargo-Hauling Deal

Amazon.com Inc. is poised to take a stake in the parent of Hawaiian Airlines as part of a deal to expand the e-commerce giant’s cargo-hauling operations.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
October 21, 2022
Business, Logistics, Private, TCA

Amazon Boosts Fort Worth Alliance to One of Nation’s Busiest Cargo Airports

Fort Worth Alliance airport now ranks among the 20 largest cargo airports in the country by landed weight, according to Federal Aviation Administration data, in large part due to Prime Air's distribution hub.

Kyle Arnold | The Dallas Morning News
October 19, 2022
Technology, Private, TCA

Amazon’s Hurricane Disaster Program Provides Relief in Tampa Bay

Amazon had donated more than 1.5 million items for victims of the Category 4 storm that hit Florida in early October to charities like the Red Cross and South Florida disaster nonprofit Global Empowerment Mission.

Bernadette Berdychowski | Tampa Bay Times
October 14, 2022

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