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

Hub Group

Hub Group reported higher revenue and profits in the first quarter of 2018 with growth coming from intermodal, logistics and dedicated contract carriage operations.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 26, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Universal Logistics Buoyed by Record Revenue, Strong Profits

Universal Logistics Holdings

Universal Logistics Holdings reported first-quarter net income of $10.4 million, or 37 cents per share, a rise of 147% from $4.3 million reported for the first quarter a year ago.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

UPS Delivers 1Q Net Income of $1.34 Billion, Up 15% Year-to-Year

UPS truck

UPS Inc. reported double-digit gains in the first quarter as a result of the strength of its global business as well as economic conditions.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 26, 2018
Business, Top 100

TFI International Sees Earnings Increase, Revenue Stay Flat in 1Q

TST Overland Express truck

Canadian transportation conglomerate TFI International reported a sharp increase in profits on revenue that was essentially flat in the first quarter of 2018.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 25, 2018
Business, Top 100

Knight-Swift Reports ‘Progress’ With Merger, Sees Challenges in Getting Enough Drivers

Knight and Swift trucks

The holding company for Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation reported results for the first quarter of 2018 that reflect “progress” in achieving cost savings for the combined enterprise but also difficulty in finding enough drivers to meet increasing demand for service.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 25, 2018
Business, Top 100

Landstar System Posts Record First Quarter

Landstar truck

Landstar System reported its best first quarter with revenue jumping 34.2% to $1.05 billion and profits reaching a record $57.5 million, or $1.37 a share, as demand for freight hauling continued to strain truck capacity in the market.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 25, 2018
Business, Top 100

Forward Air First-Quarter Results Better Than Expected

Forward Air on the road

Forward Air Corp. reported better-than-expected results in the first quarter as strong demand and tight truckload capacity boosted expedited less-than-truckload shipping and intermodal services.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 25, 2018
Business, Top 100

Heartland Express Posts Mixed Results in 1Q

Heartland Express Truck

Heartland Express reported first-quarter net income of $13.4 million, or 16 cents earnings per share. In comparison, first-quarter 2017 net income was $14 million, or 17 cents per share. Analysts had predicted earnings per share of 11 cents.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 25, 2018
Business, Top 100

Covenant Reports Solid First-Quarter Revenue, Income

Covenant truck on the road

Covenant Transportation Group reported first-quarter net income of $4.4 million, or 24 cents per share, compared with a net loss of $39,000 in the same period of 2017.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 24, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 100

Change-of-Address Scam Moved UPS Corporate Headquarters to Tiny Chicago Apartment, Feds Say

The timeworn apartment building in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood hardly looks like the corporate headquarters of one of the world’s largest shipping companies. But for a few recent months, that’s essentially what it became — at least as far as the U.S. Postal Service was concerned.

April 23, 2018

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