2022 Top 100 Private Carriers

2022 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Up Front
Private Fleets Sharpen Focus on Driver Satisfaction
Shippers work to improve the efficiency and reliability of their private fleet operation, starting with attracting, retaining drivers.
Interactive Map: Where The Top 100 Are
See the headquarters locations by region for each of the Top 100 private carriers in North America.
Private Carriers Expand Fleets Despite Challenges
Top 100 companies overcome supply chain constraints and stiff competition for drivers; now they face mixed economic signals.
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 -
About the Rankings...
Extras
Harnessing Digitization To Improve Operations
Fleets, shippers debate how best to use and share the growing amount of data they are collecting.
Sector Rankings Reflect Growth, Acquisitions
Shifting market conditions, notable mergers and acquisitions help reshape competitive landscape in many industry sectors.
About Us: Transport Topics’ Top 100 Private Carriers
Learn more about Transport Topics’ Top 100 Private Carriers publication
Managing Change When Implementing New Tech
A multistep process that communicates why and how the new technology will make a driver’s job easier — not harder — is key.
RoadSigns Podcast: Inside the 2022 List
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Top 100 News
Business, Top 100

Averitt Training Program Approved for Veteran Benefits

Averitt Express announced that it’s offering an on-the-job training program that is approved for veterans benefits, as the carrier commits to hiring 1,200 military veterans by 2020.

September 18, 2017
Top 100

Anheuser-Busch: A Timeline

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Check out this timeline on the history of Anheuser Busch.

August 14, 2017
Top 100

Interactive Map: Where The 2017 Top 100 Private Carriers Are in North America

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Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.

August 14, 2017
Top 100

Takeaway: Embracing Innovation

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Find out how some corporations are using private fleets as a proving ground for technology.

August 14, 2017
Business, Top 100

Interactive Map: Where the 2017 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers Are in North America

2017 For-Hire Carriers Map

Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.

July 12, 2017
Top 100

Takeaway: Gearing Up for Growth

The nation’s top for-hire carriers are taking steps to shore up capacity in anticipation of increasing demand for freight hauling and a tighter market for drivers.

Dan Bearth | Senior Features Writer
July 10, 2017
Top 100

Investing In Safety

Private carriers are doing more to promote safety.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 29, 2016
Top 100

Map: Where They Are

Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.

July 18, 2016
Top 100

Takeaway: The Road Ahead

North America’s for-hire carriers face an onslaught of regulations and potential disruption from technologies.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
July 18, 2016

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