2019 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Top Beverage Carriers

Ranksort descending Company Tractors
1 Pepsi Beverages 9,100
2 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United 1,437
3 Solistica 1,102
4 Reyes Beverage Group 1,018
5 Reyes Coca Cola Bottling 931
6 Swire Coca-Cola USA 838
7 Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution 795
8 Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits 719
9 Anheuser-Busch Cos. 687
10 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Northern New England 677
11 Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages 611
12 Coca-Cola Beverages Florida 598
13 Columbia Distributing 450
14 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 397
15 Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 285
16 Nestle Waters North America 182
17 Breakthru Beverage Group 179
18 JJ Taylor Distributing 170
19 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. High Country 155
20 Odom Corp. 152
21 Ozarks Coca-Cola Dr Pepper Bottling Co. 150
22 Chesterman Co. 135
23 Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 118
24 Virginia Eagle Distributing 106
25 Upstate Niagara Cooperative 90
26 North Florida Sales 88
27 Clark Beverage Group 87
28 Republic National Distributing Co. 85
29 Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 75
30 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Hickory, N.C. 71
31 Gulf Distributing 67
32 Pepsi MidAmerica 61
33 Pepsi Cola Newburgh Bottling Co. 60
34 Canada Dry Potomac Corp. 53
36 Brown Bottling Group 46
37 Long Beverage 45
37 Anheuser-Busch Sales of Washington 45
39 Quality Beverage 40
40 Birrell Brothers Co. 34
41 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Corbin 33
41 Anheuser-Busch Distribution of New York 33
43 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of New Haven 30
44 Shore Point Distributing 28
45 DBI Beverage Napa 27
45 Lane Sales 27
47 Corwin Beverage Co. 25
48 Western Wyoming Beverages 23
48 Anheuser-Busch Sales of Hawaii 23
48 House of Schwan 23
51 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. (Virginia) 22
51 Allen Beverages 22
53 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Mansfield 21
54 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Rochester 19
55 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Lincoln 17
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August 29, 2020
Business, Fuel, Top 100

Walmart Cuts 230 Million Tons of Emissions, With Supplier Help

A Walmart truck in front of the company's fulfillment center in Bethlehem,  Pa.  (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

Walmart Inc. has cut 230 million metric tons of greenhouse gases out of its supply chain in the past three years, putting the world’s largest retailer on track to achieve its 2030 emissions goal.

Emily Chasan | Bloomberg News
August 26, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Roadrunner Completes Strategic Transformation, Focuses on LTL Business

Roadrunner Transportation Systems truck

Roadrunner Transportation Systems said it consists solely of its less-than-truckload operations, having finished its multiyear restructuring plan earlier this year.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 26, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider to Test Freightliner eCascadia Through 2021

Schneider truck and Freightliner eCascadia truck

Schneider said it will test the Freightliner eCascadia through 2021 to address potential challenges to widespread use of commercial battery-electric vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Trimble Aims to Streamline Supply-Chain Collaboration

James Langley, senior vice president of Trimble Transportation

Trimble Transportation has set out to create a more seamless and transparent supply chain by enabling closer collaboration among carriers, shippers and third-party logistics providers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 25, 2020
Business, Safety, Top 100

Not Feeling Ducky: Mascot Among Those Missing NTDC

John Mallory, NTDC duck mascot

It’s not just the drivers who are disappointed the National Truck Driving Championships were canceled this year. The mascot feels like a duck out of water.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
August 20, 2020
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Day & Ross Continues Growth Plan by Expanding Into Ohio

Day & Ross

Day & Ross detailed the potential next steps of its multiyear expansion plan amid the completion of a new facility Aug. 19.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 20, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Joins UPS, USPS in Adding Fees as Holiday Delivery Surge Looms

FedEx said on Aug. 18 it would add a surcharge ahead of the holiday season.

FedEx Corp. is joining a rush to apply extra holiday fees on high-volume shippers as couriers brace for a new jump in residential deliveries during the year-end peak season.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
August 18, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Black Horse Carriers Joins Penske’s Electric Vehicle Program

Penske electric vehicle

Penske Truck Leasing announced that dedicated fleet services company Black Horse Carriers has joined its electric vehicle program.

August 17, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Progresses Toward Sustainability Goals

J.B. Hunt truck

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has issued a report that provides a window into the company’s current energy usage and outlines a series of corporatewide sustainability goals it has adopted.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 13, 2020

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