2020 Top Building Materials Carriers

2020 Essential Management and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Private Carriers in North America
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Up Front
Fleets are changing practices for the long run while responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
See the headquarters locations for each of the Top 100 private carriers in North America.
The fleets on this year’s Top 100 list have shown resilience amid financial and logistical challenges.

Top Building Materials Carriers

Rank Company Tractors
1 Quikrete Cos. 1,358
2 Cemex USA 1,190
3 Builders FirstSource 1,029
4 CRH Americas 927
5 BlueLinx Holdings 836
6 ABC Supply Co. 783
7 Beacon Roofing Supply 603
8 Staker & Parson Co. 381
9 BMC Stock Holdings 354
10 Acme Brick Co. 320
11 Boise Cascade 295
12 SRS Distribution 287
13 Grant Group of Cos. 250
14 Foundation Building Materials 209
15 Weyerhaeuser Distribution 190
16 GCC USA Operations 153
17 OmniSource Corp. 149
18 HD Supply 122
19 Cameron Ashley Building Products 115
20 Edwards Wood Products 95
21 Aggregate Industries 90
22 Croell Redi-Mix 83
23 Parksite Inc. 66
24 Pacific Coast Supply 60
25 Dolese Bros. 55
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On the Bubble

AmeriGas Partners (377 tractors), is a residential and commercial propane supplier.
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Extras
Many private fleets are adjusting their freight networks as the pandemic accelerates online ordering.
The oilfield service firm has cut staffing to 11-year low amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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, Logistics, Top 100

Marten Transport Reports Revenue, Earnings Growth for Q4

Marten Transport truck

Marten Transport saw revenue and earnings grow during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 25, 2022
Business, Top 50, Top 100

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Same-day data for publicly traded trucking and transportation stocks in the autonomous, truckload, less-than-truckload, package, logistics and leasing categories.

January 24, 2022
Business, Technology, Safety, Top 100

KLLM Announces Largest Driver Pay Increase in Company History

KLLM

KLLM Transport Services is implementing the largest comprehensive pay and compensation increase in its history, the company announced Jan. 18.

January 24, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Schneider Moving Western Intermodal Service to Union Pacific

Schneider Union Pacific

Schneider is expanding intermodal service by moving its primary western rail partnership to Union Pacific, the company announced Jan. 19.

January 24, 2022
Business, Top 100

Heartland Express Reports Earnings Gains on Revenue Loss

Heartland Express truck

Heartland Express Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings increased 15.1% and a decline in revenue.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 20, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon Heads to the Mall With Prototype Clothing Store

How clothing could be displayed at the company's new Amazon Style store concept.

Amazon .com Inc. plans to open a clothing store in a Southern California mall later this year, marking the latest foray into brick-and-mortar for the online retailing giant, which already sells more than 10% of all clothes in the U.S.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
January 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Higher Profit, Revenue for Q4 2021

J.B. Hunt truck

J.B. Hunt Transport Services on Jan. 18 announced higher earnings and revenue for the fourth quarter of 2021.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Announces Expansion of LTL Network

XPO

XPO Logistics is expanding its North American operations, adding to its LTL network two new terminals, four fleet maintenance shops and trailer manufacturing capacity, the company said Jan. 18.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Schneider Plans to End Canadian Operations

Schneider truck

Schneider National plans to wind down its Canadian operations later this year, the company confirmed.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 19, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

Fleets Sustain Safety Culture Through Driver Relationships, Technology

Fleet Safety

While technologies have provided real-time data and new insights into how to reduce incidents and help drivers to improve their skills, many fleet executives say building a reputation for safety boils down to trust, culture and accountability.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
January 18, 2022

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