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 Yearsort descending Company Tractors Trucks Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
88 - Anheuser-Busch LLC 452 99 - 364 -
44 - Southern Glazer's Wine $amp;amp; Spirits 802 2,111 - 1,276 -
62 - Brenntag North America 612 89 - 1,513 $11.5 billion
95 - Select Energy Services 407 193 - 1,050 -
17 - Femsa Logistica 1,920 - - 2,308 $0.8 billion
82 - Stericycle Inc. 506 3,544 - 1,923 $3.0 billion
83 - Swire Coca-Cola USA 496 218 - 615 -
99 - Mobile Mini 389 178 - 428 $0.5 billion
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 9,950 14,304 - 16,102 $63.1 billion
2 2 Sysco Corp. 8,391 1,404 355 10,320 $48.7 billion
3 3 Wal-Mart Stores 6,277 199 - 66,191 $482.1 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
6 6 U.S. Foods 5,242 354 - 6,530 $23.0 billion
9 7 Agrium Inc. 3,930 2,315 7,457 6,297 $14.8 billion
8 8 Reyes Holdings 3,936 616 536 4,782 $24.0 billion
10 9 McLane Co. 3,837 305 9 5,283 $48.0 billion
7 10 Schlumberger Limited 3,994 1,314 - 4,770 $35.5 billion
11 11 C & J Energy Services 2,970 1,661 - 4,580 $1.7 billion
16 12 Tyson Foods 2,122 59 - 6,105 $40.6 billion
12 13 Performance Food Group 2,814 132 - 3,500 $11.7 billion
24 14 CHS Inc. 1,376 2,148 - 2,154 $34.6 billion
13 15 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,293 87 1,165 2,902 $6.4 billion
14 16 Baker Hughes 2,282 1,813 - 2,856 $15.7 billion
25 17 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,347 4,662 - 3,109 $3.3 billion
15 18 Dean Foods Co. 2,135 2,752 422 5,239 $8.1 billion
18 19 Gordon Food Service 1,787 36 - 2,453 -
30 20 Weatherford International 1,136 605 - 3,297 $9.4 billion
20 21 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $0.8 billion
21 22 Kroger Co. 1,557 35 - 5,826 $109.8 billion
23 23 United Rentals Inc 1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.8 billion
26 25 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,300 - - 2,500 $5.6 billion
22 26 Albertsons 1,497 - - 6,021 -
37 27 Key Energy Services 946 998 - 949 $0.8 billion
29 28 Helena Chemical Co. 1,172 1,932 - 2,575 -
27 29 DOT Foods 1,290 4 17 1,970 -
31 30 Praxair Inc. 1,115 1,787 - 3,677 $10.8 billion
32 31 Prairie Farms Dairy 1,104 1,386 234 2,968 -
33 32 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,032 - - 1,314 -
40 33 Cemex USA 902 3,968 - 1,416 $3.9 billion
35 34 Plains All American Pipeline 990 - - 1,930 $23.2 billion
35 35 Builders FirstSource Inc. 990 2,541 - 1,693 $6.1 billion
49 36 Nestle USA 735 3,205 - 1,527 $9.7 billion
42 37 Veritiv Corp. 806 106 117 1,274 $8.7 billion
39 38 Sunbelt Rentals 919 1,972 - 1,058 $3.3 billion
38 39 Ben E. Keith Co. 941 46 - 1,170 -
74 40 Air Products Inc. 550 95 420 2,000 $9.9 billion
34 41 Darling Ingredients 1,016 682 355 4,141 $3.4 billion
54 42 Shaw Industries Group 697 55 238 3,233 -
46 43 Walgreen Co. 754 6 - 1,848 $103.4 billion
28 44 Calfrac Well Services 1,270 568 - 2,097 $1.5 billion
51 45 Linde North America 733 2,270 - 1,899 $2.0 billion
52 46 Kellogg Co. 710 60 - 1,153 $13.5 billion
49 47 Univar Inc. 735 97 65 1,761 -
71 48 Perdue Farms Inc. 567 39 582 1,627 -
41 48 Ahold Delhaize Group 885 661 - 3,992 -
60 50 Lowe's Companies Inc. 624 72 - 640 $59.1 billion
63 51 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 608 223 - 873 $0.4 billion
47 52 United Natural Foods 747 2 - 913 $8.2 billion
53 53 Ashley Furniture Industries 709 1 10 3,400 -
48 54 Core-Mark Holding Co. 745 98 - 911 $11.1 billion
59 55 Advanced Drainage Systems 625 0 - 1,100 -
56 56 Mondelez International 680 230 50 780 $29.6 billion
72 57 Publix Super Markets 562 18 - 2,696 $32.4 billion
66 58 Love's Travel Stops 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
70 59 JBS USA Holdings 569 0 - 1,302 -
45 60 Food Services of America 772 55 - 741 -
57 61 ABC Supply Co. 633 2,400 254 898 -
68 62 Golden State Foods 580 45 - 794 $7.0 billion
65 63 Archer Daniels Midland 602 87 - 1,702 $67.7 billion
63 64 Maxim Crane Works 608 0 - 985 -
55 65 Quikrete Companies 685 16 - 883 -
76 67 Pilot Thomas Logistics 542 826 - 870 -
77 68 C&S Wholesale Grocers 541 0 - 1,434 $30.0 billion
73 69 MDU Resources Group 553 1,747 - 1,718 $4.2 billion
19 70 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,754 4,117 - 3,126 -
80 71 Bunzl Distribution USA 511 66 52 920 -
61 72 Cudd Energy Services 619 183 - 958 -
58 73 Energy Transfer Partners 629 120 - 740 $34.3 billion
79 74 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 534 9 - 2,208 -
67 74 Oldcastle Inc. 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
78 76 Shamrock Foods Co. 539 61 75 757 -
87 78 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 468 146 199 534 -
85 79 Ace Hardware Corp. 469 1 - 1,413 $4.7 billion
75 80 SE Independent Delivery Services 545 175 - 1,401 -
81 80 Foster Farms 507 134 - 1,345 -
98 82 Sentinel Transportation 393 1 - 815 -
89 83 Supervalu Inc. 440 4 - 1,815 $17.5 billion
90 83 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438 170 - 578 -
96 83 Bimbo Bakeries USA 399 3,806 - 895 -
69 86 Sherwin-Williams Co. 571 1 - 1,548 $11.3 billion
42 87 Coca-Cola Bottling United 806 424 - 962 -
91 88 Mohawk Industries 420 138 - 2,217 $8.6 billion
85 89 Sanderson Farms Inc. 469 5 - 654 $2.8 billion
92 91 BlueLinx Holdings 414 14 - 644 $1.9 billion
97 92 Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. 397 748 - 431 $1.5 billion
100 93 Valley Proteins Inc. 385 94 40 1,075 -
84 94 KeHE Distributors 470 94 40 686 -
93 96 Maines Paper & Food Service 408 58 - 506 $4.0 billion
93 98 J.R. Simplot Co. 408 876 - 1,485 -
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Hulcher Services (344 tractors), is a nationwide services contractor to the railroads, general industry and government.
Top 100 News
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx’s Q2 Earnings Tumble, Even More Than Wall Street Expected

FedEx trucks at distribution center in New Jersey

FedEx Corp. reported lower-than-expected second-quarter fiscal year 2020 earnings Dec. 17, missing Wall Street analysts’ expectations.

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

Bankruptcy Judge OKs Plan to Keep Celadon’s Taylor Express Operating

A Taylor Express truck

Celadon Group has been authorized by a bankruptcy court to spend $1.2 million before Jan. 3, 2020, to maintain operations for Hope Mills, N.C.-based Taylor Express Inc. — the last of its operating units that is still in business — while it pursues a sale of the company.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 16, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon Cuts Off FedEx Ground for Prime Shipments This Holiday

FedEx truck and Amazon boxes

Amazon.com says FedEx Corp.’s delivery performance is slipping and will no longer let third-party merchants use the company’s ground delivery network for quick Prime shipments through the holidays.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
December 16, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

Mesilla Valley Transportation to Use VeloCare for Technology Deployment

Mesilla Valley Transportation truck

Mesilla Valley Transportation will begin using VeloCare, a technology-monitoring and repair service by Velociti Inc.

December 16, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air to Acquire Linn Star for $57.2 Million

Forward Air logo on trailer

Forward Air Corp. will acquire Linn Star Holdings Inc., Linn Star Transfer Inc. and Linn Star Logistics, a privately held final-mile provider, for $57.2 million, according to a Forward Air news release Dec. 12.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 16, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

XPO to Close Missouri Logistics Facility, Wiping Out 166 Jobs

XPO Logistics truck

HAZELWOOD, Mo. — A logistics facility will close here, eliminating 166 jobs, according to a notice filed with the state.

Annika Merrilees | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 13, 2019
Government, Business, Breaking News, Top 100

Celadon Files for Bankruptcy, Shuts Down

Celadon trucks

Celadon Group Inc. is filing for bankruptcy and shutting down immediately amid falling freight rates and the effects of penalties levied by the U.S. Department of Justice for settlement of securities fraud charges brought against prior management.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 9, 2019
Government, Business, Top 100

Two Former Celadon Executives Charged in Fraud Scheme

Celadon headquarters

The Securities and Exchange Commission and federal prosecutors on Dec. 5 charged two former top executives of Indianapolis-based trucking company Celadon Group Inc. for their participation in an accounting fraud in 2016 and 2017 that allegedly inflated the company’s income and earnings per share.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
December 5, 2019
Business, Top 100

Class 8 Orders Slump for Weakest November Since 2015

Freightliner eCascadia

Preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for November passed 17,000 and hit the second-highest point reached this year, but analysts at two data-tracking firms said it did nothing to alter the slumping direction of the overall trend.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
December 5, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider Launches Load-Booking Tool for Third Parties

Schneider truck

Schneider launched an automated tool that enables third-party carriers to instantly book loads with the click of a button, the carrier said in a Nov. 26 news release.

November 27, 2019

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