2015 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Rank This Yearsort descending Rank Last Year Company Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 8,397 14,906 - 11,734 $66.7 billion
2 2 Sysco Corp. 7,647 1,190 388 9,577 $46.5 billion
3 4 Wal-Mart Stores 6,294 106 - 61,528 $482.2 billion
4 3 Coca-Cola 5,664 1,054 - 7,465 $46.0 billion
5 6 Halliburton 5,637 1,160 - 5,637 $29.4 billion
6 5 U.S. Foods 5,190 333 - 6,461 $22.0 billion
7 8 Agrium Inc. 3,806 2,479 7,627 5,937 $13.0 billion
8 9 Reyes Holdings 3,647 587 442 4,618 $24.0 billion
9 7 McLane Co. 3,537 305 9 5,283 $46.0 billion
10 11 Schlumberger Limited 3,394 1,299 - 4,770 $48.6 billion
11 10 C & J Energy Services 2,970 1,661 - 4,517 $1.6 billion
12 12 Tyson Foods 2,785 - 1,119 3,700 $37.6 billion
13 14 Performance Food Group 2,534 96 - 3,122 -
14 25 CHS Inc. 2,496 1,001 - 2,193 $42.7 billion
15 13 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,342 81 1,330 2,828 $6.1 billion
16 15 Baker Hughes Inc. 2,282 1,813 - 2,856 $24.6 billion
17 23 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,906 6,739 - 4,188 $3.4 billion
18 16 Dean Foods Co. 1,900 3,000 445 5,500 $9.5 billion
19 24 Gordon Food Service 1,700 88 - 2,158 -
20 20 Weatherford International 1,684 1,046 - 3,379 $14.9 billion
21 18 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $1.5 billion
22 22 The Kroger Co. 1,474 35 - 5,386 $108.5 billion
23 17 United Rentals Inc. 1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.7 billion
24 21 Airgas Inc. 1,410 2,781 1,236 3,857 $5.1 billion
25 19 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,400 - - 2,600 $8.6 billion
26 33 Albertsons 1,378 621 88 5,225 -
27 44 Key Energy Services 1,355 1,897 - 1,500 $1.4 billion
28 38 Helena Chemical Co. 1,204 1,735 - 2,575 -
29 29 DOT Foods 1,190 2 16 1,835 -
30 27 Praxair Inc. 1,099 1,877 - 3,677 $12.3 billion
31 28 Prairie Farms Dairy 1,094 1,348 250 2,946 -
32 39 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,035 - - 1,331 -
33 30 CEMEX USA 1,028 5,141 - 1,677 $3.7 billion
34 33 Plains All American Pipeline 990 - - 1,900 $43.5 billion
35 - Builders FirstSource 968 2,506 - 1,693 $1.6 billion
36 32 Nestle USA 936 4,216 - 1,313 $9.7 billion
37 31 Veritiv Corp. 870 199 172 1,290 $7.4 billion
38 49 Sunbelt Rentals 840 2,285 - 831 $2.7 billion
39 36 Ben E. Keith Co. 825 52 - 1,053 -
40 35 Air Products Inc. 811 115 400 2,100 $10.4 billion
41 41 Darling Ingredients Inc. 810 705 336 4,050 $4.0 billion
42 43 Shaw Industries Group 755 51 172 3,332 $4.8 billion
43 37 Walgreen Co. 754 10 - 1,848 $76.4 billion
44 26 Calfrac Well Services 744 378 9 914 $2.3 billion
45 52 Linde North America 733 1,840 - 2,060 $2.0 billion
46 40 Kellogg Co. 710 60 - 1,153 $14.6 billion
47 46 Univar Inc. 699 74 - 1,346 -
48 50 Delhaize America 684 - - 3,253 -
48 73 Perdue Farms Inc. 684 79 600 2,100 -
50 45 Lowe's Cos. Inc. 662 3,844 - 681 $56.2 billion
51 42 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 653 417 - 1,012 $0.5 billion
52 53 United Natural Foods Inc. 652 - - 835 $6.8 billion
53 54 Ashley Furniture Industries 646 7 - 2,300 -
54 58 Cole-Mark Holding Co. 639 64 - 794 $10.3 billion
55 61 Advanced Drainage Systems 625 - - 1,100 $1.2 billion
56 50 Mondelez International Inc. 610 300 49 730 $34.2 billion
57 56 Publix Super Markets 605 30 401 2,909 $30.6 billion
58 70 Love's Travel Stops $amp;amp; Country Stores 600 - 20 620 -
59 48 JBS USA Holdings 599 - - 1,290 -
60 64 Food Services of America 597 52 - 741 -
61 60 ABC Supply Co. 585 2,033 190 818 -
62 55 Golden State Foods 573 42 - 858 $6.5 billion
63 59 Archer Daniels Midland Co. 561 84 - 1,510 $81.2 billion
64 - Maxim Crane Works 556 - - 910 -
65 - Quikrete Cos. 554 23 - 929 -
66 - Sanjel Corp. 547 - - - -
67 - Pilot Thomas Logistics 542 826 - 870 -
68 - C&S Wholesale Grocers 541 - - 1,434 $25.9 billion
69 61 MDU Resources Group 539 1,873 - 1,915 $4.5 billion
70 63 American Air Liquide Holdings 529 57 - 1,244 -
71 65 Bunzl Distribution USA 520 24 8 835 -
72 - Cudd Energy Services 514 260 - 956 $2.3 billion
73 - Energy Transfer Partners 508 108 - 543 $51.2 billion
74 66 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 505 9 - 2,840 -
74 71 Oldcastle Inc. 505 1,732 - 1,509 -
76 79 Shamrock Foods Co. 504 60 75 757 -
77 - Veolia North America 489 1,546 - 1,231 -
78 75 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 466 147 202 530 -
79 82 Ace Hardware Corp. 450 - - 1,126 $4.7 billion
80 67 Foster Farms 449 136 - 1,089 -
80 - SE Independent Delivery Services 449 150 - 1,126 -
82 84 Sentinel Transportation 439 55 41 1,168 -
83 71 Supervalu Inc. 437 4 - 1,807 $17.8 billion
83 81 Bimbo Bakeries USA 437 4,135 - 1,365 -
83 85 The H.T. Hackney Co. 437 172 - 593 -
86 77 Sherwin-Williams Co. 436 1 - 1,447 $11.1 billion
87 - Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United 426 231 - 465 -
88 74 Mohawk Industries 420 138 - 2,217 $7.8 billion
89 77 Sanderson Farms Inc. 408 31 - 575 $2.8 billion
90 68 Patterson-UTI Energy Co. 407 432 - 605 $3.2 billion
91 69 BlueLinx Holdings 401 6 - 615 $2.0 billion
92 - Hertz Equipment Rental 397 745 - 431 $1.6 billion
93 94 Valley Proteins Inc. 380 107 30 1,033 -
94 - KeHE Distributors 375 - - 575 -
95 87 Castellini Group 373 - - 530 -
96 83 Maines Paper & Food Service 371 62 - 501 $4.0 billion
96 - Ecolab Inc. 371 576 - 369 $14.0 billion
98 86 J.R. Simplot Co. 370 793 - 1,444 -
98 90 AmeriGas Partners 370 8,775 - 1,040 $3.7 billion
100 90 Nexeo Solutions 369 3 - 643 $4.5 billion
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Dunkin' Brands Group (341 tractors), provides distribution to Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins restaurants in the United States and abroad.
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Business, Top 100

YRC Worldwide Provides Mixed Initial Look at 4Q Earnings

YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc., a holding company for less-than-truckload carriers, in its initial look at fourth-quarter results forecast flat operating revenue with operating income possibly coming in more than twice as high as a year earlier.

January 14, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Shareholders Offered Option of Buying More Stock as Roadrunner Seeks to Recapitalize Its Business

Roadrunner truck at loading dock

Shareholders of Roadrunner Transportation Systems, who have seen the value of their holdings plummet following a finance scandal that led to the dismissal of several top executives more than a year ago, are being given a chance to buy more stock — 900 million shares to be exact — at 50 cents a...

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 9, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Moves Aggressively Into Final-Mile Sector With Purchase

J.B. Hunt

In an effort to strengthen its position in the growing final-mile trucking sector, J.B. Hunt on Jan. 8 announced it is purchasing Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 9, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Teamsters Exchange Contract Proposals with YRC, Holland and New Penn

YRC Freight truck

After working for eight years under a series of contract extensions, less-than-truckload carrier YRC Freight and its two regional operations have opened contract negotiations with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 9, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Reap Riches by Expanding Into Last-Mile Service

Delivery

Truck driver Justin Osborne pulled up to a house in the Dallas suburbs last month and started unloading an oven, a dishwasher and a microwave. His mission: Help J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. win the battle for new delivery riches spurred by e-commerce.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Trucking Industry Expected to See Slower Growth in 2019

Nussbaum Transportation truck

After a 2018 that saw record-setting levels of freight-hauling demand and driver pay as tonnage levels reached a 20-year high, the trucking industry is expected to remain strong in 2019 but undergo a bit of a cool-down, economists say.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 7, 2019
Business, Top 100

Saia Names Frederick Holzgrefe III President, COO

Saia

Saia Inc., a multiregional LTL, nonasset truckload, expedited and logistics services provider, announced it has named Frederick J. Holzgrefe III as its new president and chief operating officer effectively immediately, according to a Jan. 4 press release. Additionally, he has joined the board of...

January 7, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Moving Company Study Shows More Residents Left New Jersey Than any Other State in 2018

United movers map

A study by United Van Lines has revealed that Americans are moving west and south, according to a Jan. 2 press release.

January 4, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

United Road Services, Carlyle Group Buy Fleet Car Carriers

United Road Services carhauler

United Road Services has joined with The Carlyle Group and other investors to acquire Colorado-based Fleet Car Carriers.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 28, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 100

FCC Evaluates Sharing Connected Vehicle Spectrum With Wi-Fi

Two trucks platooning

The Federal Communications Commission is deciding whether further testing is needed to determine if communications between connected vehicles, including trucks, can share a slice of spectrum with Wi-Fi broadband services seeking to use it, too.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
December 19, 2018

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