2020 Essential Management 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.
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
Government, Business, Private

Kroger, Albertsons Agree to Divest More Stores

Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. agreed to divest more stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers, seeking to make their planned $24.6 billion merger more appealing to antitrust authorities.

John J. Edwards III | Bloomberg News
April 22, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Prime Memberships in US Gain 8% to New High

Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime subscription service hit a new high of 180 million U.S. shoppers in March, up 8% from a year earlier, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
April 16, 2024
Business, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Eyes Record High

Wall Street investors are finally doing what analysts have been recommending all along: buying Amazon.com Inc.

Subrat Patnaik | Bloomberg News
April 8, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, TCA

Inside an Amazon Last-Mile Delivery Station

Take a look inside one of Amazon's newest delivery stations, where 40,000 to 50,000 packages a day are sorted and handed off to drivers to take them to their final destination. 

Angela Palermo | The Idaho Statesman
April 3, 2024
Government, Business, Private

Lawmakers Urge FTC to Take Action on Grocery Profits

A group of lawmakers wants the FTC to take action against large retailers, such as Amazon and Walmart, that increased profits during the COVID-19 pandemic and have kept prices high since.

Leah Nylen | Bloomberg News
March 28, 2024
Business, Private

Kroger Closing Three E-Commerce Facilities in Texas, Florida

NEW YORK — Kroger is shuttering three spoke facilities in its Texas and Florida e-commerce operations, the grocery chain confirmed this week.

March 28, 2024
Business, Private

Home Depot Buys SRS Distribution in $18 Billion Deal

Home Depot will buy SRS Distribution, a materials provider for professionals, in a deal valued at approximately $18.25 billion.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
March 28, 2024
Business, Private

Big Grocers Profited From Pandemic More Than Smaller Rivals

Large grocery retailers’ annual profits rose during the COVID-19 pandemic and have remained elevated since, which warrants deeper scrutiny, says a report by the Federal Trade Commission.

Emily Birnbaum | Bloomberg News
March 21, 2024
Business, Safety, Private, Global Freight, TCA

Amazon Reports ‘Measurable Progress’ on Worker Safety

Amazon’s safety data shows a decline in its warehouse injury rate in 2023, marking an improvement for the second consecutive year, but critics disagree with how the company measures safety.

Lauren Rosenblatt | The Seattle Times
March 18, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, TCA

Walmart Launches Express On-Demand Early-Morning Delivery

Walmart has launched an early delivery service it says will get products to your door on demand in as little as 30 minutes, starting at 6 a.m.

Robert Higgs | cleveland.com
March 13, 2024
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