2016 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 Truckssort descending Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
35 34 Plains All American Pipeline 990 - - 1,930 $23.2 billion
22 26 Albertsons 1,497 - - 6,021 -
26 25 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,300 - - 2,500 $5.6 billion
33 32 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,032 - - 1,314 -
17 - Femsa Logistica 1,920 - - 2,308 $0.8 billion
70 59 JBS USA Holdings 569 0 - 1,302 -
59 55 Advanced Drainage Systems 625 0 - 1,100 -
77 68 C&S Wholesale Grocers 541 0 - 1,434 $30.0 billion
63 64 Maxim Crane Works 608 0 - 985 -
98 82 Sentinel Transportation 393 1 - 815 -
53 53 Ashley Furniture Industries 709 1 10 3,400 -
69 86 Sherwin-Williams Co. 571 1 - 1,548 $11.3 billion
85 79 Ace Hardware Corp. 469 1 - 1,413 $4.7 billion
47 52 United Natural Foods 747 2 - 913 $8.2 billion
89 83 Supervalu Inc. 440 4 - 1,815 $17.5 billion
27 29 DOT Foods 1,290 4 17 1,970 -
85 89 Sanderson Farms Inc. 469 5 - 654 $2.8 billion
46 43 Walgreen Co. 754 6 - 1,848 $103.4 billion
79 74 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 534 9 - 2,208 -
92 91 BlueLinx Holdings 414 14 - 644 $1.9 billion
55 65 Quikrete Companies 685 16 - 883 -
72 57 Publix Super Markets 562 18 - 2,696 $32.4 billion
21 22 Kroger Co. 1,557 35 - 5,826 $109.8 billion
18 19 Gordon Food Service 1,787 36 - 2,453 -
71 48 Perdue Farms Inc. 567 39 582 1,627 -
68 62 Golden State Foods 580 45 - 794 $7.0 billion
38 39 Ben E. Keith Co. 941 46 - 1,170 -
54 42 Shaw Industries Group 697 55 238 3,233 -
45 60 Food Services of America 772 55 - 741 -
93 96 Maines Paper & Food Service 408 58 - 506 $4.0 billion
16 12 Tyson Foods 2,122 59 - 6,105 $40.6 billion
52 46 Kellogg Co. 710 60 - 1,153 $13.5 billion
78 76 Shamrock Foods Co. 539 61 75 757 -
80 71 Bunzl Distribution USA 511 66 52 920 -
60 50 Lowe's Companies Inc. 624 72 - 640 $59.1 billion
13 15 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,293 87 1,165 2,902 $6.4 billion
65 63 Archer Daniels Midland 602 87 - 1,702 $67.7 billion
62 - Brenntag North America 612 89 - 1,513 $11.5 billion
84 94 KeHE Distributors 470 94 40 686 -
100 93 Valley Proteins Inc. 385 94 40 1,075 -
74 40 Air Products Inc. 550 95 420 2,000 $9.9 billion
49 47 Univar Inc. 735 97 65 1,761 -
48 54 Core-Mark Holding Co. 745 98 - 911 $11.1 billion
88 - Anheuser-Busch LLC 452 99 - 364 -
42 37 Veritiv Corp. 806 106 117 1,274 $8.7 billion
58 73 Energy Transfer Partners 629 120 - 740 $34.3 billion
12 13 Performance Food Group 2,814 132 - 3,500 $11.7 billion
81 80 Foster Farms 507 134 - 1,345 -
91 88 Mohawk Industries 420 138 - 2,217 $8.6 billion
87 78 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 468 146 199 534 -
90 83 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438 170 - 578 -
75 80 SE Independent Delivery Services 545 175 - 1,401 -
99 - Mobile Mini 389 178 - 428 $0.5 billion
61 72 Cudd Energy Services 619 183 - 958 -
95 - Select Energy Services 407 193 - 1,050 -
3 3 Wal-Mart Stores 6,277 199 - 66,191 $482.1 billion
83 - Swire Coca-Cola USA 496 218 - 615 -
63 51 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 608 223 - 873 $0.4 billion
56 56 Mondelez International 680 230 50 780 $29.6 billion
10 9 McLane Co. 3,837 305 9 5,283 $48.0 billion
6 6 U.S. Foods 5,242 354 - 6,530 $23.0 billion
20 21 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $0.8 billion
42 87 Coca-Cola Bottling United 806 424 - 962 -
28 44 Calfrac Well Services 1,270 568 - 2,097 $1.5 billion
30 20 Weatherford International 1,136 605 - 3,297 $9.4 billion
8 8 Reyes Holdings 3,936 616 536 4,782 $24.0 billion
41 48 Ahold Delhaize Group 885 661 - 3,992 -
34 41 Darling Ingredients 1,016 682 355 4,141 $3.4 billion
97 92 Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. 397 748 - 431 $1.5 billion
76 67 Pilot Thomas Logistics 542 826 - 870 -
93 98 J.R. Simplot Co. 408 876 - 1,485 -
37 27 Key Energy Services 946 998 - 949 $0.8 billion
4 4 Coca-Cola Co. 5,664 1,054 - 7,465 $44.3 billion
5 5 Halliburton Co. 5,637 1,160 - 9,509 $23.6 billion
7 10 Schlumberger Limited 3,994 1,314 - 4,770 $35.5 billion
32 31 Prairie Farms Dairy 1,104 1,386 234 2,968 -
2 2 Sysco Corp. 8,391 1,404 355 10,320 $48.7 billion
11 11 C & J Energy Services 2,970 1,661 - 4,580 $1.7 billion
73 69 MDU Resources Group 553 1,747 - 1,718 $4.2 billion
31 30 Praxair Inc. 1,115 1,787 - 3,677 $10.8 billion
14 16 Baker Hughes 2,282 1,813 - 2,856 $15.7 billion
29 28 Helena Chemical Co. 1,172 1,932 - 2,575 -
39 38 Sunbelt Rentals 919 1,972 - 1,058 $3.3 billion
66 58 Love's Travel Stops 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
67 74 Oldcastle Inc. 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
44 - Southern Glazer's Wine $amp;amp; Spirits 802 2,111 - 1,276 -
24 14 CHS Inc. 1,376 2,148 - 2,154 $34.6 billion
23 23 United Rentals Inc 1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.8 billion
51 45 Linde North America 733 2,270 - 1,899 $2.0 billion
9 7 Agrium Inc. 3,930 2,315 7,457 6,297 $14.8 billion
57 61 ABC Supply Co. 633 2,400 254 898 -
35 35 Builders FirstSource Inc. 990 2,541 - 1,693 $6.1 billion
15 18 Dean Foods Co. 2,135 2,752 422 5,239 $8.1 billion
49 36 Nestle USA 735 3,205 - 1,527 $9.7 billion
82 - Stericycle Inc. 506 3,544 - 1,923 $3.0 billion
96 83 Bimbo Bakeries USA 399 3,806 - 895 -
40 33 Cemex USA 902 3,968 - 1,416 $3.9 billion
19 70 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,754 4,117 - 3,126 -
25 17 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,347 4,662 - 3,109 $3.3 billion
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 9,950 14,304 - 16,102 $63.1 billion
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Top 100 News
Business, Top 100

UPS Net Income Up 15.9%, Revenue Rises 5%

UPS net income rose in Q3.

UPS Inc. reported $1.75 billion in net income in the third quarter of 2019, up 15.9% from the same period a year ago, in an earnings statement released Oct. 22.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Dependable Supply Chain Services Adds Two Orange EV Tractors to Increase Sustainability

Orange EV yard truck

ONTARIO, Calif. — Dependable Supply Chain Services has deployed two electric terminal trucks from Orange EV at its facility here.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
October 18, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Former GE Executive Aris Kekedjian Appointed to XPO Logistics Board

XPO adds Aris Kekedjian to its board.

Transportation and logistics giant XPO Logistics has announced the appointment of Aris Kekedjian, a longtime GE executive, to its board of directors.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
October 18, 2019
Business, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt’s Net Income Rises but Misses Earnings Expectations

J.B. Hunt earnings

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw net income rise for the period ended Sept. 30, but the Lowell, Ark.-based carrier missed Wall Street earnings expectations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 17, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Files $212 Million Building Permit for World Hub in Tennessee

FedEx boxes

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx officials confirm the company has filed a building permit for its new package sorting facility and world hub in Tennessee.

October 17, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Freight to Expand Home, Business Deliveries in US

FedEx Freight truck

FedEx Freight is expanding its FedEx Freight Direct e-commerce pilot to more than 80% of the contiguous population of the United States, following expansion of the program to additional markets earlier this year.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Retailers, Logistics Firms Establish Warehouses Closer to Cities

Prologis warehouse near Seattle

Retailers and logistics firms are establishing warehouses closer to large urban centers to keep up with rising consumer demand for faster delivery of products ordered online, industry experts said.

B. Cameron Gain | Special to Transport Topics
October 15, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

UPS Invests $450 Million in CNG Trucks, Stations

UPS CNG truck

UPS Inc. announced it will spend $450 million to add 6,000 vehicles powered by compressed natural gas as well as supporting infrastructure beginning next year.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100, TCA

Penske Truck Leasing Adds Terminal Tractor to Its EV Fleet

Penske Truck Leasing HQ

Penske Truck Leasing is growing its electric vehicle fleet with the addition of the Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor (T2E).

October 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Daseke Plans Pivot of Cutting Costs, Adding Council of CEOs

Phil Byrd and Chris Easter

SAN DIEGO — Daseke Inc. is launching a series of business improvement plans that includes an internal council of CEOs from flatbed carriers it owns, and that targets reducing operating ratios and cutting costs at its Addison, Texas, headquarters, company executives told Transport Topics.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2019

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