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
33 32 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,032 - - 1,314 -
17 - Femsa Logistica 1,920 - - 2,308 $0.8 billion
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
63 64 Maxim Crane Works 608 0 - 985 -
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
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
65 63 Archer Daniels Midland 602 87 - 1,702 $67.7 billion
13 15 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,293 87 1,165 2,902 $6.4 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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On the Bubble

Castellini Group (373 tractors), distributes fresh produce throughout the United States.
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Technology Should Be Majority Player in Supply Chain, Coyote Says

Coyote Logistics sign

Supply chain managers should give AI and other technologies 60% of tasks, according to a recent report by Coyote Logistics, a UPS Inc. subsidiary based in Chicago.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2019
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Class 8 Orders Off 71% From Year-Ago Levels

Peterbilts on the assembly line

North American Class 8 orders in September cleared 12,000 units, ACT Research reported, citing preliminary data, but the volume remained just a faint shadow of what occurred a year earlier.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2019
Business, Top 100

Pepsi Says Higher Prices Haven’t Quenched Consumer Demand

Pepsi

PepsiCo Inc. is getting a boost from higher prices on its drinks and snacks, a sign U.S. consumers still feel good amid recent indicators of a looming economic slowdown.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

CEO Brad Jacobs Looks to Grow XPO, According to Analysts

Bradley Jacobs

Brad Jacobs built XPO Logistics through aggressive mergers and acquisitions over the past eight years, only to cool to purchasing other companies. The high-profile CEO now appears to be back in acquisition mode.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 2, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

DHL Express Announces 2020 Rates

DHL truck

DHL Express is the latest company to announce it is raising rates effective Jan. 1.

September 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Estes Signs On DDC Intelligence for Bills of Lading

Estes logo on truck door

Estes Express Lines, a privately owned freight transportation carrier, added to its existing billing program with DDC FPO by migrating its bill of lading volume to the provider’s machine-learning, Software-as-a-Service program, DDC Intelligence, Estes said in a Sept. 23 news release.

September 30, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Will Hire 55,000 for Holiday Season

FedEx trailers

FedEx Corp. will hire 55,000 additional workers for the holiday season, the parcel delivery company announced Sept. 20.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
September 23, 2019
Business, Top 100

UPS Announces New Uniforms for Drivers

New UPS uniforms

For nearly 100 years drivers at UPS Inc. have been known around the world by their brown uniforms. Now comes a newly designed uniform, and, yes, the iconic brown remains.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 20, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 100

Tech Startups Cite Progress on Path to Self-Driving Trucks

Kodiak Robotics truck on highway

Over the past year, startups working to commercialize highly auto­mated heavy-duty trucks competed for more capital and engineers, and each pushed deeper into systems development.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Shipments Swell in Amazon Era

UPS and FedEx trucks

A $20 billion investment spree detailed by UPS CEO David Abney last year, a plan that initially rattled Wall Street, is bearing fruit. Profit margins are improving even as 112-year-old Big Brown copes with swelling volume from voracious online shoppers, who are typically less lucrative to serve...

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 19, 2019

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