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 Petroleum/Chemical Carriers

Rank Company Tractors
1 Halliburton Energy Services 6,101
2 Schlumberger Ltd. 3,652
3 NexTier Oilfield Solutions 2,759
4 Basic Energy Services 2,156
5 Univar Solutions 1,372
6 Pilot Co. 1,340
7 Cudd Energy Services 1,320
8 Helena Agri-Enterprises 1,237
9 ProPetro Services 1,156
10 FTS International 1,037
11 Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores 963
12 Energy Transfer Partners 820
13 Plains All American Pipeline 760
14 Brenntag North America 759
15 Calfrac Well Services 740
16 Nine Energy Service 685
17 Baker Hughes 642
18 MDU Resources Group 604
19 Stallion Oilfield Services 502
20 Gravity Oilfield Services 471
21 Key Energy Services 453
22 Select Energy Services 417
23 Sentinel Transportation 357
24 Pilot Thomas Logistics 302
25 Marathon Petroleum 298
26 Convenience Transportation 293
27 Eastex Crude Co. 276
28 Sun Coast Resources 241
29 Crestwood Transportation 210
30 NGL Energy Partners 196
31 Weatherford International 180
32 RelaDyne 167
33 KLX Energy Services 150
33 Carpenter Co. 150
35 Growmark 142
36 Targa Resources Partners 132
37 Gulfmark Energy 130
38 PetroChoice 109
39 Sinclair Oil 86
40 Pioneer Natural Resources 62
41 Rinchem Company Inc. 58
42 Southwestern Energy Co. 48
43 Oil States Energy Services 47
44 Rocky Mountain Crude Oil 39
45 Forbes Energy Services 34
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On the Bubble

AmeriGas Partners (377 tractors), is a residential and commercial propane supplier.
Learn more about Transport Topics’ Top 100 Private Carriers publication.
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, Top 100

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires Canadian Firm Beaulac

Kenan Advantage Group tanker trailer on truck

Kenan Advantage Group has completed the acquisition of Les Distributions Carl Beaulac Inc., the company announced Sept. 18.

September 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Advances Technology Initiative With IoT Partnership

Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises has teamed with fleet management service Platform Science to advance its technology initiative, the companies announced Sept. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 16, 2020
Government, Business, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Posts Strong Quarterly Earnings, Fueled by E-Commerce

A FedEx truck is unloaded in Dallas

A huge surge in e-commerce deliveries to homes and businesses because of the COVID-19 pandemic boosted FedEx Corp.’s fiscal first-quarter earnings when the delivery giant reported its financials Sept. 15.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 50, Top 100

Nikola Issues Fuller Denial of Short Seller Hindenburg’s Claims

Nikola One electric truck

Nikola Corp. made a fuller-throated denial of a report last week that claimed the electric-truck maker had deceived investors, accusing a short seller of mischaracterizations and distortions.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
September 14, 2020
Business, Top 100

2020 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2020 logo

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week for 2020 is upon us! Fleets and others in the industry are rolling out the red carpet Sept. 13-19 to show truck drivers appreciation for all they do. Here's a roundup of some of that recognition.

September 13, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Estes Partners With Clean Energy to Expand RNG Vehicle Fleet

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. station

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced Sept. 9 that Estes Express Lines is adding 50 of its renewable natural gas trucks.

September 11, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Appoints Erik Caldwell to Head Last-Mile Unit

XPO Logistics truck

XPO Logistics appointed Erik Caldwell president of its last-mile business unit in North America.

September 11, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Rally to Aid Hurricane Laura Victims

Bengal Food Drive

Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc when it made landfall Aug. 27, but fleets have rallied to help the victims in the couple of weeks since.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2020
Business, Top 100

FedEx Prepares for Unprecedented Surge Ahead of Holidays

A FedEx Ground truck

FedEx Corp. is positioning itself for what it is predicting will be an unprecedented peak holiday shipping season, the company said Sept. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 9, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Holiday Season Hiring Will Top 100,000 Amid E-Commerce Boom

UPS plans to hire more than 100,000 seasonal works to weather the holiday season.

UPS Inc. said it will hire more than 100,000 seasonal workers to help handle an expected avalanche of holiday packages from online orders this year as shoppers avoid stores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020

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