2022 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America

Up Front

Shippers work to improve the efficiency and reliability of their private fleet operation, starting with attracting, retaining drivers.

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

Top 100 companies overcome supply chain constraints and stiff competition for drivers; now they face mixed economic signals.

Rankings

Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
1 1
PepsiCo Inc.
11,079 16,138 6,682 20,105 $79.5 billion
2 3
Walmart Inc.
9,280 25 - 76,361 $572.8 billion
3 2
Sysco Corp.
8,632 1,649 - 10,594 $51.3 billion
4 5
US Foods
5,969 433 - 7,748 $29.5 billion
5 7
Performance Food Group
5,682 623 - 7,770 $30.4 billion
6 4
Halliburton Co.
5,677 2,793 94 11,136 $15.3 billion
7 6
Reyes Holdings
5,106 691 1,310 7,136 -
8 8
McLane Co.
3,996 128 45 6,429 $84.3 billion
9 9
Tyson Foods
2,594 46 - 5,024 $47.0 billion
10 10
Helena Agri-Enterprises
2,546 1,800 - 2,670 -
11 11
NexTier
2,177 313 - 4,087 $1.4 billion
12 14
United Rentals Inc
2,157 3,936 - 3,007 $9.7 billion
13 15
Gordon Food Service
2,064 34 - 2,851 $16.0 billion
14 13
Schlumberger Limited
2,046 271 138 5,512 $22.9 billion
15 24
Pilot Co.
1,845 66 - 1,962 -
16 18
DOT Foods
1,788 12 42 2,900 -
17 20
Sunbelt Rentals
1,756 100 4,160 2,501 $8.0 billion
18
ProFrac Holding Corp.
1,647 134 - 2,082 -
19 22
Amazon.com Inc.
1,645 12,835 - 37,410 $469.8 billion
20 19
United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI)
1,611 12 - 4,620 $27.0 billion
21 16
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United
1,595 554 - 1,854 -
22 17
American Air Liquide Holdings
1,580 3,856 - 2,206 $27.6 billion
23 23
The Quikrete Cos.
1,562 8 - 2,164 -
24 26
Ashley Furniture Industries
1,500 81 6 5,334 -
25 40
The Kroger Co.
1,404 10 - 18,500 $137.9 billion
26 21
CHS Inc.
1,398 1,792 - 6,708 $38.4 billion
27 25
Cemex USA
1,281 3,859 - 2,310 $14.5 billion
28 41
CRH Americas
1,271 2,416 - 2,418 $31.0 billion
29
Carvana
1,262 2,204 41 1,264 $12.8 billion
30 29
Ahold USA/Delhaize America
1,258 502 - 4,747 $53.8 billion
31 80
Builders FirstSource
1,232 2,879 - 2,342 $19.9 billion
32 27
Clean Harbors
1,655 4,900 4,200 5,300 $3.8 billion
33 30
Cudd Energy Services
1,192 287 - 1,437 -
34 36
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores
1,126 - - 1,034 -
35 31
Prairie Farms Dairy
1,120 1,649 318 3,671 -
36 33
Ben E. Keith Co.
1,104 78 - 1,363 -
37 28
ProPetro Holding Corp.
1,018 36 - 1,437 $0.9 billion
38 38
Walgreen Co.
1,012 22 - 2,844 $132.5 billion
39 37
Medline Inc.
973 348 - 1,279 $20.2 billion
40 39
Albertsons Cos.
957 - - 3,446 $71.9 billion
41 43
Sherwin-Williams Co.
951 2 - 2,310 $19.9 billion
42 86
Bunzl Distribution USA
935 59 - 1,772 -
43 44
Swire Coca-Cola USA
867 291 - 1,189 $2.0 billion
44 45
BlueLinx Holdings
836 44 - 848 $4.3 billion
45 54
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
823 2,260 - 805 -
46 48
Mondelez International
810 72 - 954 $8.3 billion
47 46
Darling Ingredients
803 691 - 4,340 $4.7 billion
48 46
ABC Supply Co.
792 3,091 - 1,128 $12.1 billion
49 49
Univar Solutions
769 65 - 2,047 $9.5 billion
50 50
Anheuser-Busch Cos.
758 159 - 773 $16.3 billion
51 51
Shaw Industries Group
750 55 - 3,000 -
52 55
WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp.
746 324 - 1,315 $1.9 billion
53 52
Calfrac Well Services
740 203 - 1,067 $0.8 billion
53 76
Wayne-Sanderson Farms
740 90 - 1,128 -
55 56
Shamrock Foods Co.
732 105 - 1,039 -
56 68
Mohawk Industries
724 107 - 2,808 $11.2 billion
57 57
Brenntag North America
717 666 - 2,198 $5.4 billion
58 35
Energy Transfer
701 483 - 941 $67.4 billion
59 81
Archer Daniels Midland Co.
700 12 200 3,400 $85.2 billion
60 53
JBS USA Holdings
699 - - 1,324 -
61 58
Publix Super Markets
676 12 - 3,852 $48.0 billion
62 61
Messer Americas
657 228 261 2,066 -
63 63
Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast
644 77 - 909 -
64 59
Plains All American Pipeline
640 - - 1,275 $40.5 billion
65 64
SE Independent Delivery Services
637 250 - 2,155 -
66 74
H-E-B Grocery Co.
626 9 - 4,268 -
67 62
MDU Resources Group
622 2,192 - 2,035 $5.7 billion
68 65
Advanced Drainage Systems
620 1 - 1,195 $2.0 billion
69 66
Costco Wholsale Corp.
611 320 - 4,725 $192.1 billion
70 70
Air Products
605 196 - 1,578 $10.3 billion
70 69
Beacon Roofing Supply
605 1,667 - 893 $6.6 billion
72 42
Maxim Crane Works
585 917 - 2,360 -
73 72
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
574 28 - 758 -
74 73
Herc Rentals
572 369 - 685 $2.1 billion
75
Marathon Petroleum Corp.
568 55 - 699 $120.9 billion
76 75
Foster Farms
566 9 42 1,202 -
77 78
Ecology Auto Parts
543 12 - 658 -
78 79
SpartanNash
539 9 - 1,261 $8.9 billion
79 60
Veritiv Corp.
536 40 103 864 $0.1 billion
80 88
C&S Wholesale Grocers
534 - - 4,543 -
81 83
Ace Hardware Corp.
528 - - 1,598 $8.6 billion
82 89
Linde
506 1,483 - 1,930 $12.1 billion
83 82
The H.T. Hackney Co.
505 191 - 740 -
84 85
KeHE Distributors
504 - - 1,031 -
84 77
Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages
504 116 - 722 -
86 70
KLX Energy Services
498 670 - 954 $0.4 billion
87
J.R. Simplot Co.
493 1,119 - 2,086 -
88 84
Columbia Distributing
486 96 - 594 -
89 67
Stericycle Inc.
459 4,646 - 2,468 $2.6 billion
90 87
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.
445 11 - 1,551 -
91 95
Thyssenkrupp North America
437 523 - 812 -
92
Liquid Environmental Solutions
429 104 - 321 -
93 98
Orgill Inc.
420 2 1 1,020 $3.0 billion
94 91
Domino's Pizza
408 48 - 558 $4.4 billion
95 94
Valley Proteins
402 128 - 1,342 -
96
Perdue Farms Inc.
400 6 - 1,455 -
97 97
Bragg Cos.
396 - - 575 -
98 100
Lowe's Companies Inc.
388 3,762 - 462 $96.3 billion
99 96
Dunkin'
374 23 - 495 -
99
SRS Distribution
374 2,311 - 821 -

Extras

Fleets, shippers debate how best to use and share the growing amount of data they are collecting.

Shifting market conditions, notable mergers and acquisitions help reshape competitive landscape in many industry sectors.

Learn more about Transport Topics’ Top 100 Private Carriers publication

A multistep process that communicates why and how the new technology will make a driver’s job easier — not harder — is key.

TT's Seth Clevenger and Mike Freeze highlight the factors involved in the growth of the food service sector.

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Private Carrier News

Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Private

Amazon’s Robotaxi Arm Zoox Coming ‘Sooner Than People Expect’

The CEO of Zoox, Amazon .com Inc.’s self-driving unit, expects autonomous vehicles to be present in cities “sooner than people expect,” but stopped short of saying when her own company’s product would appear on roads.

September 28, 2022
Private

Walmart to Hire 40,000 Holiday Workers, Fewer Than Last Year

Walmart Inc., the largest private-sector employer in the U.S., aims to hire 40,000 seasonal workers for the holiday season this year — a sizable decrease from 2021.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
September 21, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private, TCA

Amazon Signs Deal to Bring Low-Carbon Fuels to Trucking Fleet

SEATTLE — Amazon .com Inc. signed an agreement with renewable fuels technology company Infinium on Sept. 20 to begin powering its transport vehicles with ultra-low carbon electrofuels starting in 2023.

DPA | Hamburg, Germany
September 20, 2022
Business, Private

Top 100 Private Carriers Expand Fleets Despite Challenges

Even under the uncertain business environment of the past year, a majority of the companies that appear on Transport Topics’ 2022 Top 100 Private Carriers list were able to expand their fleet operations.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Private

How to Better Manage Change When Implementing New Technologies

When it comes to implementing new technology, a common failure private fleets experience is managing “change.” Here are four things to consider to help with a successful transition

Jane Jazrawy | CEO, CarriersEdge
August 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Private

Private Fleets, Shippers Harness Digitization to Improve Operations

CHICAGO — The growing adoption of information technology in the transportation industry is creating new opportunities for shippers and private fleets to enhance logistics planning and improve the driver experience.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2022
Business, Private

Private Fleet Sector Rankings Reflect Growth, Acquisitions

The largest private carriers in North America represent a broad range of industries, from food and beverage distribution to the oil and gas sector and just about everything in between. Here are our 2022 rankings in more than a dozen sectors.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2022
Business, Private

Private Fleets Sharpen Focus on Driver Satisfaction

In light of the many supply chain disruptions and market shifts of the past few years, shippers have been working to improve the efficiency and reliability of their private fleet operations, starting with an even sharper focus on attracting and retaining professional drivers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2022
Business, Private

About Us: Transport Topics' Top 100 Private Carriers for 2022

Learn more about Transport Topics’ Top 100 Private Carriers publication.

August 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Private, TCA

Walmart Drone Delivery Service DroneUp Expands

DroneUp, the sole drone partner of Walmart, announced plans to expand its headquarters and establish a research and training facility outside Petersburg, Va., creating 655 new jobs.

Trevor Metcalfe | The Virginian-Pilot
August 24, 2022

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