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, Logistics, Private

Amazon Will Take Stake in Grubhub, Offer Prime Users Membership

Just Eat Takeaway.com NV’s shares jumped the most in almost four years after Amazon.com Inc. agreed to take a stake in its Grubhub business.

Amy Thomson | Bloomberg News
July 6, 2022
Business, Logistics, Private

Walmart Announces New Charges for Suppliers

Walmart Inc. is hitting some suppliers with two new charges as it struggles to soften the blow of surging transportation costs.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
July 6, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon Names New Head for Troubled Retail Business

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy on June 21 named a new head for the company’s troubled retail business, which is dealing with a glut of warehouse space after a massive expansion during the pandemic.

June 21, 2022
Business, Equipment, Private

Walmart to Add Four E-Commerce Warehouses to Speed Deliveries

Walmart Inc. announced plans to build what it said would be a “high-tech” fulfillment center in Joliet, Ill., which is 45 miles southwest of Chicago.

June 3, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Walmart, Others Amass $45 Billion in Extra Stuff to Sell

Big retailers rushed to build up inventories last year amid soaring consumer demand and transportation bottlenecks — going so far in some cases as to rent their own cargo ships. Now, they’re trying to figure out how to sell all their stuff.

May 31, 2022
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Private, TCA

Walmart Expands Drone Delivery in Six States

Walmart soon will expand its drone delivery program across six states: Florida, Arizona, Arkansas, Texas, Utah and Virginia. Drone hubs will be set up at 34 sites by the end of the year.

Bernadette Berdychowski | Tampa Bay Times
May 25, 2022
Business, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Sublease Warehouses as Online Shopping Slows

Amazon is planning to sublease some of its warehouse space now that the pandemic-fueled surge in online shopping, which helped the e-commerce giant rake in soaring profits in the past two years, has eased.

May 24, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Private

Daimler to Deploy 800 eCascadias to Sysco

Food service distributor Sysco Corp. and Daimler Truck North America jointly announced Sysco’s letter of intent to deploy 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors by 2026.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 19, 2022
Business, Private

Walmart Profit Drags as Inflation Takes a Bite

NEW YORK — Walmart reported stronger sales for the first quarter, but its profit took a beating as the nation’s largest retailer grappled with surging inflation on food and fuel and higher costs from a snarled global supply chain.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
May 17, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Private

New York Appeals Court Dismisses Suit Against Amazon

NEW YORK — An appeals court in New York dismissed New York Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit against Amazon over its coronavirus safety protocols and a former employee who led the successful union organizing effort on Staten Island.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
May 10, 2022

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