2020 Top Petroleum/Chemical Carriers

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

Landstar Reports Record Earnings, Revenue for Q3

Landstar truck

Landstar System Inc. saw revenue and earnings reach records during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021
Business, Top 100

Covenant Reports $274.6 Million in Revenue for Q3 2021

Covenant

Covenant Logistics Group Inc. saw revenue increase to $274.6 million during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Strong Segment Growth Drives Knight-Swift Q3 Results

Knight and Swift trucks

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings reported third-quarter revenue and earnings improvements that were driven by strong segment growth.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Hub Group Acquires Choptank Transport

Hub Group logo

Intermodal and logistics company Hub Group announced it acquired Choptank Transport Inc., which was founded in 2000 and is a provider of non-asset refrigerated transportation solutions.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 19, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Amazon to Hire 150,000 Workers for Seasonal Jobs

Amazon

Amazon .com is ramping up its operations for the holiday shopping season, announcing Oct. 18 that it’s adding 150,000 seasonal jobs across the U.S.

Alexandria Burris | The Indy Star
October 18, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Opens New LTL Hub in Chicago Area

XPO

XPO Logistics Inc. opened a new less-than-truckload service center in the Chicago area, the company announced Oct. 18.

October 18, 2021
Business, Top 100

AAA Cooper Expands in St. Louis

AAA Cooper

AAA Cooper Transportation, a subsidiary of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, announced it would expand its less-than-truckload capacity with the opening of a St. Louis service center this fall.

October 18, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Nikola, PGT Trucking Collaborate on FCEVs

Nikola-PGT

Nikola Corp. announced a collaboration with PGT Trucking Inc. that includes a letter of intent from the flatbed carrier to lease 100 Nikola Tre heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles following the satisfactory completion of a Nikola Tre FCEV demonstration program.

October 15, 2021
Business, Top 100

CFI Celebrates 70 Years in Business

CFI

CFI marked seven decades in business Oct. 1 and held a ceremony the week prior to commemorate the anniversary at its headquarters in Joplin, Mo.

October 15, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Crunch Time at Southern California Ports as Black Friday Nears

Gene Seroka

One day after announcing the Port of Los Angeles will begin operating 24/7, port officials said they were working feverishly to get ready for what promises to be a busy stretch.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 14, 2021

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