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
Current Rank Company Tractors
1
Walmart Inc.
9,280
2
Amazon.com Inc.
1,645
3
Carvana
1,262
4
Walgreen Co.
1,012
5
Sherwin-Williams Co.
951
6
Bunzl Distribution USA
935
7
SE Independent Delivery Services
637
8
Costco Wholesale Corp.
611
9
Ace Hardware Corp.
528
10
The H.T. Hackney Co.
505
11
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.
445
12
Orgill Inc.
420
13
Lowe's Home Centers
388
14
Autozone
372
15
Fastenal Co.
296
16
Ferguson Enterprises
291
17
Carter Lumber Co.
185
18
American Furniture Warehouse Co.
177
18
Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
177
20
Reddy Ice
129
21
Variety Wholesalers
104
22
BWI Cos.
75
23
Genuine Parts Co.
73
24
J.J. Haines & Co.
72
25
Wawa Inc.
61
26
Pomps Tire Service
60
27
Hill-Rom Holdings
45
27
Orscheln Farm & Home
45
29
Fisher Auto Parts
33
30
Rite Aid Corp.
32
31
General Parts Distribution
25
32
Pioneer Hi-Bred
24
33
American Tire Distributors
16
34
Dollar Tree
15
35
O'Reilly Auto Enterprises
10
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, Private, Global Freight

Walmart Delivers Strong First Quarter

NEW YORK — Walmart Inc. reported another quarter of strong results May 16 as its low prices pull in shoppers scouring for discounts with inflation stubbornly high.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
May 16, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Workers Say They Struggle to Afford Food, Rent

Five years after Amazon.com Inc. raised wages to $15 an hour, half of warehouse workers surveyed by researchers say they struggle to afford enough food or a place to live.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
May 15, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Chooses Volvo VNR Electric as First Class 8 BET in US

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. plans to deploy 47 Volvo VNR Electric tractors across its Southern California operations, its first Class 8 battery-electric trucks.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Private, TCA

Performance Food Group Takes Electric Plunge

Performance Food Group has seven electric trucks, supported by an array of charging stations, an upcoming installation of solar panels and a fleet of all-electric refrigerated trailers.

Luis Melecio-Zambrano | The Mercury News
May 1, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Sees Strong Q1 Results Driven by Cloud-Computing Unit

NEW YORK — Amazon reported strong results for the first quarter, driven by growth in its cloud-computing unit and a new surge of advertising dollars from its Prime Video streaming service.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
April 30, 2024
Business, Private

ADM Shares Fall as CEO Cites Transition From Boom Years

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co.’s shares slumped as the agribusiness giant warned of pressured margins for the remainder of the year, even as quarterly earnings beat estimates.

Gerson Freitas Jr. | Bloomberg News
April 30, 2024
Business, Technology, Fuel, Private

Air Products Plans Alberta Hydrogen Truck Refueling Network

Air Products plans to build a network of hydrogen refueling stations between Edmonton and Calgary in Alberta for trucks, the industrial gas giant said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2024
Business, Private

PepsiCo Beats Q1 Revenue Forecasts

PepsiCo reported better-than-expected revenue in the first quarter on strong international demand for its snacks and beverages.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
April 23, 2024
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
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