2020 Top Beverage Carriers

2020 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Top Beverage Carriers

Ranksort ascending Company Tractors
49 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. (Virginia) 22
47 Anheuser-Busch Sales of Hawaii 23
47 House of Schwan 23
46 Corwin Beverage Co. 26
45 Lane Sales 27
44 Shore Point Distributing 28
43 Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of New Haven 30
41 Anheuser-Busch Distribution of New York 33
41 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Corbin 33
40 Birrell Bottling Co 34
39 Quality Beverage 40
38 Anheuser-Busch Sales of Washington 45
37 Western Wyoming Beverages 47
35 Brown Bottling Group 48
35 Long Beverage 48
34 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of New York 52
33 Canada Dry Potomac Corp. 53
32 Pepsi Cola Newburgh Bottling Co. 60
31 Pepsi MidAmerica 61
30 Gulf Distributing 64
29 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Hickory, N.C. 71
28 Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 75
27 Republic National Distributing Co. 84
26 North Florida Sales 89
25 Upstate Niagara Cooperative 91
24 Virginia Eagle Distributing 100
23 Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 118
22 Clark Beverage Group 125
21 Chesterman Co. 137
20 Odom Corp. 141
19 Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Co. 150
18 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. High Country 155
17 Nestle Waters North America 182
16 Breakthru Beverage Group 183
15 JJ Taylor Distributing 205
14 Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 287
13 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 355
12 Columbia Distributing 452
11 Coca-Cola Beverages Florida 598
10 Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages 611
9 Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast 677
8 Anheuser-Busch Cos. 687
7 Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits 721
6 Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution 795
5 Swire Coca-Cola USA 838
4 Reyes Coca Cola Bottling 931
3 Reyes Beer Division 1,340
2 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United 1,437
1 PepsiCo North America Beverages 9,100
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Americans have turned to cooking at home and buying in bulk, with restaurants closing across the country causing a shift in food demand.
Top 100 News
Business, Top 100

Roehl Works With Former Drivers Through Relaunch Program

Roehl Transport truck

Roehl Transport unveiled a program Oct. 21 to add hundreds of jobs for former truck drivers who want to relaunch their careers.

October 23, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Announces Strong Profit for Q3

U.S. Xpress

U.S. Xpress Enterprises posted increased earnings on a modest revenue gain during the third quarter, the fleet announced Oct. 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2020
Government, Business, Top 100

Mullen Reports Profit Gain on Lower Revenue in Q3

Mullen Group truck

Mullen Group posted a gain in profit during the third quarter, helped by COVID-19-related economic subsidies, an improving economy and strong e-commerce business.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 22, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Landstar System Reports Net Income, Revenue Increase for Q3

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. saw net income reach $61.9 million during the third quarter of 2020, the company reported Oct. 21.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2020
Business, Top 100

Knight-Swift Posts Q3 Increases in Earnings, Revenue

Knight-Swift

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. saw net income and revenue increase during the third quarter of 2020, the company reported Oct. 21.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Year-Over-Year Rise in Q3 Earnings, Revenue

J.B. Hunt trucks

J.B. Hunt Transport Services posted increased earnings and revenue in the third quarter year-over-year, the carrier announced Oct. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Marten Reports 8.8% Climb in Earnings; Revenue Ticks Up

Marten Transport truck

Marten Transport saw net income increase 8.8% during the third quarter of 2020, the carrier reported Oct. 15.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ware2Go Launches FulfillmentVu Technology Platform

Warehouse worker

Ware2Go launched a new technology platform Oct. 8 that combines warehouse management systems to help merchants meet customer expectations across all sales channels.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Truck Leasing Expands in Vermont

Penske maintenance

Penske Truck Leasing announced it opened a new facility in Essex Junction, Vt., to offer full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance services.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Sysco Tests Freightliner eCascadia in California

Sysco trucks

Sysco Corp. announced it is testing in California an all-electric Freightliner eCascadia from Daimler Trucks North America.

October 9, 2020

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