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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Dr Pepper’s ‘Final’ Contract Offer Fizzles With Chicago Deliverers

A two-week strike by 150 Chicago Teamsters targeting Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. continues after drivers voted overwhelmingly to reject the soft drink company’s latest contract proposal, union officials said June 8.

June 11, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

Driver Turnover Puts Pressure on Large Carriers

Maverick Transportation truck

The rise in freight being carried nationwide led to a rise in truck driver turnover in the first quarter as large trucking firms demanded more qualified drivers to transport goods.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
June 8, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

KLLM Announces Another Pay Increase for Drivers

KLLM Transport Services truck

KLLM Transport Services will institute another pay hike for company drivers, bringing the increase to 30% in just the past eight months, the Jackson, Miss.-based over-the road carrier announced.

June 8, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Workers Authorize Union to Call First Strike Since 1997

UPS Inc. workers authorized their union to call what would be the first strike since 1997, giving negotiators more leverage in talks to replace a labor contract that expires at the end of July.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
June 5, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Schneider Executive Shaleen Devgun Named Adviser to Investment Firm 8VC

Schneider truck

The connection between Schneider, one of the nation’s largest truckload and logistics service providers, and venture capital fund 8VC is deepening with the appointment of Shaleen Devgun, chief information officer and executive vice president at Schneider, as an adviser to the San Francisco-based...

June 4, 2018
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Old Dominion Freight Lines Opens Five New Service Centers

Old Dominion Freight Lines

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. announced that by the end of the second quarter it will have opened five new service centers across the United States.

June 1, 2018
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Pitt Ohio Tests Two Mack Anthem Natural Gas Trucks

A Mack Anthem truck

Carrier Pitt Ohio is testing two natural gas-powered Mack Anthem models equipped with Cummins Westport ISX12N engines as it seeks to use alternative fuels to reduce emissions.

June 1, 2018
Business, Technology, Top 100

Marten Turns to WorkHound for Driver Feedback

Marten Transport

Fifty truck drivers who were considering leaving their carrier decided to stay after using an anonymous smartphone-based system designed to improve communication between staff and management.

May 31, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Invests $90 Million in LTL Fleet

XPO Logistics this year plans to spend more than $90 million to purchase 770 new tractors for its less-than-truckload network in North America.

May 31, 2018
Business, Safety, Top 100

UPS Truck Explosion at Kentucky Facility Under Investigation

State officials are investigating a May 30 truck explosion at a UPS Inc. maintenance facility in Lexington, Ky., that injured two workers.

Alex Ebert | Bloomberg News
May 31, 2018

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