2014 Top 100 Private Carriers

2014 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 12,132 7,745 17,761 10,548 $66.0 billion
2 3 Sysco Corp. 7,647 1,190 388 9,577 $44.4 billion
3 2 Coca-Cola Co. 7,479 1,901 3,690 9,523 $46.9 billion
4 4 Wal-Mart Stores 6,239 - - 61,743 $473.0 billion
5 5 U.S. Foods 5,438 328 - 6,472 $22.0 billion
6 5 Halliburton Co. 5,025 1,009 - 8,437 $29.0 billion
7 7 McLane Co. 3,650 260 38 4,867 $44.0 billion
8 8 Agrium Inc. 3,395 2,379 6,817 4,431 $11.9 billion
9 10 Reyes Holdings 3,052 510 359 3,972 $20.0 billion
10 12 C $amp;amp; J Energy Services/ Nabor Industries 3,002 1,045 - 4,048 $1.1 billion
11 9 Schlumberger Limited 2,913 1,029 - 3,741 $45.0 billion
12 11 Tyson Foods 2,873 3,305 - 7,331 $34.4 billion
13 13 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,388 327 1,541 3,100 $6.0 billion
14 15 Performance Food Group 2,349 90 - 2,899 -
15 13 Baker Hughes Inc. 2,285 1,817 - 2,845 $22.0 billion
16 14 Dean Foods Co. 1,888 3,183 470 5,450 $9.0 billion
17 16 United Rentals Inc. 1,879 2,984 - 2,003 $5.0 billion
18 17 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $1.3 billion
19 23 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,450 - - 2,600 $3.7 billion
20 19 Weatherford International 1,428 1,106 - 3,513 $15.3 billion
21 21 Airgas Inc. 1,407 3,081 946 3,872 $4.9 billion
22 24 Kroger Co. 1,370 35 - 4,249 $98.0 billion
23 25 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,351 3,825 2,934 5,210 $3.5 billion
24 22 Gordon Food Service 1,339 136 - 1,888 -
25 20 CHS Inc. 1,322 1,837 - 2,060 $44.0 billion
26 - Calfrac Well Services 1,236 - - 1,443 $1.6 billion
27 30 Praxair Inc. 1,200 1,500 - 2,200 $11.9 billion
28 28 Prairie Farms Dairy 1,086 1,322 242 2,907 -
29 29 DOT Foods 1,070 1 12 1,650 -
30 27 Cemex USA 997 4,896 - 1,529 $3.3 billion
31 - Veritiv Corp. 948 76 124 1,352 $9.5 billion
32 32 Nestle USA 896 3,678 - 1,450 $10.0 billion
33 26 Safeway Inc. 843 450 87 3,224 $36.0 billion
33 35 Plains All American Pipeline 843 - - 1,726 $42.0 billion
35 39 Air Products Inc. 830 120 400 2,100 $10.2 billion
36 33 Ben E. Keith Co. 825 - - 1,053 -
37 45 Walgreen Co. 811 5 - 1,794 $72.2 billion
38 46 Helena Chemical Co. 809 1,937 - 2,430 -
39 37 Pilot Flying J Inc. 808 26 - 970 -
40 36 Kellogg Co. 800 - - 1,200 $14.8 billion
41 48 Darling Ingredients 796 748 - 3,940 $4.0 billion
42 31 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 762 379 - 1,073 $0.5 billion
43 40 Shaw Industries Group 754 52 234 3,319 $4.0 billion
44 18 Key Energy Services 691 1,099 - 1,500 $1.6 billion
45 44 Lowe's Companies Inc. 683 3,802 - 712 $53.4 billion
46 42 Univar USA 671 74 - 1,553 $10.3 billion
47 47 Albertsons 670 - - 2,500 -
48 38 JBS USA Holdings 638 - - 1,504 -
49 50 Sunbelt Rentals 628 1,132 - 657 $3.0 billion
50 49 Delhaize America 625 - - 2,095 $17.1 billion
50 51 Mondelez International 625 315 - 760 $35.3 billion
52 41 Linde North America 620 3,153 - 1,913 -
53 56 United Natural Foods 604 13 - 710 $6.1 billion
54 58 Ashley Furniture Industries 596 7 - 1,953 $3.0 billion
55 - Golden State Foods 594 45 - 923 $6.0 billion
56 60 Publix Super Markets 590 16 430 2,605 $28.9 billion
57 54 Land O$amp;#39;Lakes Inc. 580 1,134 1,001 1,530 $14.2 billion
58 55 Core-Mark Holding Co. 561 70 - 693 $9.8 billion
58 57 Archer Daniels Midland 561 84 - 1,510 $90.0 billion
60 62 ABC Supply Co. 560 2,000 88 750 -
61 50 Advanced Drainage Systems 550 - - 1,100 -
62 43 MDU Resources Group 537 1,827 - 1,905 $4.5 billion
63 68 American Air Liquide Holdings 536 74 - 1,244 -
64 59 Food Services of America 511 51 - 651 -
65 67 Bunzl Distribution USA 510 24 8 820 -
66 53 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 505 9 - 2,844 -
67 52 Foster Farms 503 138 - 1,166 -
68 73 Patterson-UTI Energy Co. 500 506 - 551 $2.7 billion
69 61 BlueLinx Holdings 477 15 - 724 $2.1 billion
70 78 Love$amp;#39;s Travel Stops $amp;amp; Country Stores 470 - - 490 $26.0 billion
71 66 Oldcastle 458 1,657 - 1,444 -
71 72 Supervalu Inc. 458 10 - 1,851 $17.2 billion
73 64 Perdue Inc. 449 68 - 1,432 -
74 61 Mohawk Industries 448 145 - 2,380 $7.7 billion
75 65 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 445 134 302 532 -
76 69 Wakefern Food Corp. 441 - - 2,200 -
77 74 Sanderson Farms Inc. 434 16 - 592 $2.7 billion
77 79 Sherwin-Williams Co. 434 1 - 1,378 $10.2 billion
79 70 Shamrock Foods Co. 433 59 78 659 -
80 71 Leggett $amp;amp; Platt Inc. 425 100 - 1,300 $3.7 billion
81 63 Bimbo Bakeries USA 418 4,784 - 1,565 -
82 75 Ace Hardware 411 1 - 1,355 -
83 - Maines Paper & Food Service 410 60 - 525 -
84 75 Sentinel Transportation 407 51 - 969 -
85 79 The H.T. Hackney Co. 395 161 - 469 -
86 84 J.R. Simplot Co. 382 793 - 1,422 -
87 80 Castellini Group 373 - - 530 -
88 80 Army $amp;amp; Air Force Exchange Service 369 23 10 1,633 $10.3 billion
89 76 Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. 361 - - 1,143 -
90 77 AmeriGas Partners 360 8,450 - 750 $3.2 billion
90 90 Nexeo Solutions 360 5 20 750 $4.0 billion
92 82 Silver Eagle Distributors 345 13 74 325 -
92 87 McKee Foods Corp. 345 - - 633 $1.3 billion
94 88 Valley Proteins Inc. 334 111 20 1,025 -
95 85 Stericycle Inc. 332 1,211 - 1,751 $2.1 billion
96 86 Chrysler Group Transport 331 13 - 1,294 -
97 81 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated 322 357 - 415 $1.6 billion
98 72 Mobile Mini Inc. 320 199 - 399 $0.4 billion
99 88 Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations 305 1,163 - 1,119 -
100 92 CVS Caremark Corp. 305 8 - 806 $126.8 billion
100 99 Beacon Roofing Supply 305 771 - 624 $2.2 billion
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Top 100 News
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XPO Posts Strong Q2 Earnings Amid Upcoming Leadership Change

XPO Logistics building

XPO Logistics Inc. on Aug. 4 reported record revenue and net income for the second quarter, part of a busy week for the Greenwich, Conn.-based company.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 5, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

GXO Posts $2.2 Billion in Q2 Revenue, Marks First Anniversary

GXO robots at an automated warehouse

GXO Logistics Inc. closed out its first year as an independent company with revenue and earnings growth in the second quarter of 2022, the company reported Aug. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 3, 2022
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Top 100

Daseke Reports Mixed Results in Second Quarter

Bulldog Hiway Express trucks on a lot

Daseke Inc. saw a decline in earnings despite revenue gains during the second quarter of 2022, the company reported Aug. 2.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 2, 2022
Business, For-Hire, Top 100

ArcBest Reports Record-Setting Quarter for Q2

ABF Freight truck

ArcBest Corp. posted records for quarterly revenue, operating income and net income for the second quarter of 2022.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 29, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Forward Air Reports Record-Setting Quarter for Q2

Forward

Forward Air Corp. on July 27 reported all-time quarterly records for revenue, income from operations and net income per diluted share for the second quarter.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 28, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

ODFL Reports Profit, Revenue Records for Second Quarter

Old Dominion Freight Line truck

Old Dominion Freight Line set records for revenue and profitability during the second quarter of 2022, the company reported July 27.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 27, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Private, Top 100

Walmart Canada Adds 60-Foot Multizone Refrigerated Trailer

Walmart Canada has expanded its fleet to include for the first time in North America a 60-foot multitemperature-zone refrigerated trailer, built by Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 25, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Knight-Swift Posts Higher Earnings, Revenue for Q2

Knight-Swift photo illustration

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. experienced revenue and earnings growth during the second quarter, the company reported July 20.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 21, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Marten Reports Record-Breaking Results for Q2

Marten Transport truck at a company terminal

Marten Transport on July 18 reported the highest operating revenue and operating income in its history for the second quarter.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Top 100

Trucking Faces Pressure to Prepare for Holidays Early

Cosco Shipping containership in Shanghai

Supply chain pressures are forcing trucking to get an early start to the holiday shipping season despite a shift of underlying conditions within the industry.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 18, 2022

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