2017 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in North America
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Rankings
Current Rank Company Tractors
1 Wal-Mart Transportation 6,398
2 Core-Mark Holding Co. 866
3 Walgreen Oshkosh Inc. 791
4 Contract Transportation Systems 644
5 Lowe's Home Centers 607
6 SE Independent Delivery Services 575
7 Bunzl Distribution USA 546
8 Ace Hardware Corp. 469
9 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438
10 Dunkin' Brands Group 430
11 Autozone 363
12 O'Reilly Auto Enterprises 340
13 CVS Caremark 318
14 Costco Wholesale Corp. 315
15 Orgill Inc. 312
16 Army & Air Force Exchange Service 297
17 Hobby Lobby Stores 294
18 Owens & Minor Distribution 280
19 Fastenal Co. 270
20 Reddy Ice 236
21 Ferguson Enterprises 227
22 General Parts Distribution (Carquest) 163
23 Genuine Parts Co. 162
24 American Furniture Warehouse 130
25 J.J. Haines & Co. 96
26 Southern States Cooperative Inc. 83
27 Wawa Inc. 75
28 Rite Aid Corp. 67
29 Orscheln Farm and Home 57
30 Fisher Auto Parts 26
31 Dollar Tree 19
32 Target Transportation 18
33 Amazon Logistics 15
34 FleetPride Inc. 12
Extras
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Autozone (363 tractors), is the retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the U.S.
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Private Carrier News
Business, Fuel, Private, TCA

Walmart Announces Sustainability Initiatives

Walmart announced June 1 it will take steps to reduce the amount of plastic and cardboard it puts in the waste stream from online orders and reduce vehicle emissions from delivery of packages.

Robert Higgs | cleveland.com
June 2, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Private

NLRB Accuses Amazon of Illegal Anti-Union Actions

Amazon.com Inc. violated federal labor law by unilaterally changing policies and terminating union supporters at its sole unionized warehouse, U.S. labor board prosecutors allege.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
May 23, 2023
Business, Private

Walmart Stock Outperforms Target

Walmart shares are outshining those of Target as Wall Street anticipates the shopping behemoth’s broad array of household necessities will offer shelter from slowing economic growth.

Katrina Lewis | Bloomberg News
May 19, 2023
Business, Equipment, Private

Walmart Boosts Outlook After a Strong First Quarter

NEW YORK — Walmart reported a strong first quarter and boosted its outlook for the year as the nation’s largest retailer continues to draw budget-conscious consumers.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
May 18, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Kroger CEO Vows Legal Fight for Albertsons Deal if Necessary

Kroger Co. said it’s committed to hunkering down for a long legal battle if U.S. regulators attempt to block its $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos.

Brendan Case and Leah Nylen | Bloomberg News
May 11, 2023
Business, Equipment, Private

Infrastructure Spending Expected to Benefit United Rentals

United Rentals executives foresee a rosy outlook for the business and sector as a result of increased infrastructure spending in the coming months and years after posting increased year-over-year profits in the first three months of 2023, they said April 27.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 28, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Amazon Contract Drivers in California Join Teamsters Union

More than 80 contract drivers and dispatchers who handle deliveries for Amazon .com Inc. have joined the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

April 24, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Private, TCA

Amazon May Charge a Return Fee at UPS Stores

If you opt to return your Amazon purchase at a UPS store, that transaction just might cost you.

Jessica Jones-Gorman | Staten Island Advance
April 19, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Private

New Executives Chosen to Steer Pilot Overhaul

Pilot Co. is to replace its top two officers with executives hand-picked by its new majority owner as one of the biggest truck stop operators readies a major overhaul of its facilities.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 12, 2023
Business, Private

Albertsons Eyes Higher Wages, Tougher Consumer Backdrop

Albertsons Cos. is anticipating higher labor costs and “a more difficult consumer environment” in a new sign of caution from big U.S. retailers.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
April 11, 2023
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