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 Vanssort descending Trailers Annual Sales
16 12 Tyson Foods 2,122 59 - 6,105 $40.6 billion
33 32 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,032 - - 1,314 -
48 54 Core-Mark Holding Co. 745 98 - 911 $11.1 billion
63 64 Maxim Crane Works 608 0 - 985 -
96 83 Bimbo Bakeries USA 399 3,806 - 895 -
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 9,950 14,304 - 16,102 $63.1 billion
17 - Femsa Logistica 1,920 - - 2,308 $0.8 billion
49 36 Nestle USA 735 3,205 - 1,527 $9.7 billion
65 63 Archer Daniels Midland 602 87 - 1,702 $67.7 billion
81 80 Foster Farms 507 134 - 1,345 -
97 92 Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. 397 748 - 431 $1.5 billion
18 19 Gordon Food Service 1,787 36 - 2,453 -
66 58 Love's Travel Stops 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
82 - Stericycle Inc. 506 3,544 - 1,923 $3.0 billion
98 82 Sentinel Transportation 393 1 - 815 -
3 3 Wal-Mart Stores 6,277 199 - 66,191 $482.1 billion
19 70 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,754 4,117 - 3,126 -
35 34 Plains All American Pipeline 990 - - 1,930 $23.2 billion
51 45 Linde North America 733 2,270 - 1,899 $2.0 billion
67 74 Oldcastle Inc. 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
83 - Swire Coca-Cola USA 496 218 - 615 -
99 - Mobile Mini 389 178 - 428 $0.5 billion
4 4 Coca-Cola Co. 5,664 1,054 - 7,465 $44.3 billion
20 21 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $0.8 billion
35 35 Builders FirstSource Inc. 990 2,541 - 1,693 $6.1 billion
52 46 Kellogg Co. 710 60 - 1,153 $13.5 billion
68 62 Golden State Foods 580 45 - 794 $7.0 billion
5 5 Halliburton Co. 5,637 1,160 - 9,509 $23.6 billion
21 22 Kroger Co. 1,557 35 - 5,826 $109.8 billion
37 27 Key Energy Services 946 998 - 949 $0.8 billion
69 86 Sherwin-Williams Co. 571 1 - 1,548 $11.3 billion
85 79 Ace Hardware Corp. 469 1 - 1,413 $4.7 billion
6 6 U.S. Foods 5,242 354 - 6,530 $23.0 billion
22 26 Albertsons 1,497 - - 6,021 -
38 39 Ben E. Keith Co. 941 46 - 1,170 -
70 59 JBS USA Holdings 569 0 - 1,302 -
85 89 Sanderson Farms Inc. 469 5 - 654 $2.8 billion
7 10 Schlumberger Limited 3,994 1,314 - 4,770 $35.5 billion
23 23 United Rentals Inc 1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.8 billion
39 38 Sunbelt Rentals 919 1,972 - 1,058 $3.3 billion
55 65 Quikrete Companies 685 16 - 883 -
24 14 CHS Inc. 1,376 2,148 - 2,154 $34.6 billion
40 33 Cemex USA 902 3,968 - 1,416 $3.9 billion
72 57 Publix Super Markets 562 18 - 2,696 $32.4 billion
88 - Anheuser-Busch LLC 452 99 - 364 -
25 17 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,347 4,662 - 3,109 $3.3 billion
41 48 Ahold Delhaize Group 885 661 - 3,992 -
73 69 MDU Resources Group 553 1,747 - 1,718 $4.2 billion
89 83 Supervalu Inc. 440 4 - 1,815 $17.5 billion
26 25 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,300 - - 2,500 $5.6 billion
58 73 Energy Transfer Partners 629 120 - 740 $34.3 billion
90 83 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438 170 - 578 -
11 11 C & J Energy Services 2,970 1,661 - 4,580 $1.7 billion
42 87 Coca-Cola Bottling United 806 424 - 962 -
59 55 Advanced Drainage Systems 625 0 - 1,100 -
75 80 SE Independent Delivery Services 545 175 - 1,401 -
91 88 Mohawk Industries 420 138 - 2,217 $8.6 billion
12 13 Performance Food Group 2,814 132 - 3,500 $11.7 billion
28 44 Calfrac Well Services 1,270 568 - 2,097 $1.5 billion
44 - Southern Glazer's Wine $amp;amp; Spirits 802 2,111 - 1,276 -
60 50 Lowe's Companies Inc. 624 72 - 640 $59.1 billion
76 67 Pilot Thomas Logistics 542 826 - 870 -
92 91 BlueLinx Holdings 414 14 - 644 $1.9 billion
29 28 Helena Chemical Co. 1,172 1,932 - 2,575 -
45 60 Food Services of America 772 55 - 741 -
61 72 Cudd Energy Services 619 183 - 958 -
77 68 C&S Wholesale Grocers 541 0 - 1,434 $30.0 billion
93 96 Maines Paper & Food Service 408 58 - 506 $4.0 billion
14 16 Baker Hughes 2,282 1,813 - 2,856 $15.7 billion
30 20 Weatherford International 1,136 605 - 3,297 $9.4 billion
46 43 Walgreen Co. 754 6 - 1,848 $103.4 billion
62 - Brenntag North America 612 89 - 1,513 $11.5 billion
93 98 J.R. Simplot Co. 408 876 - 1,485 -
31 30 Praxair Inc. 1,115 1,787 - 3,677 $10.8 billion
47 52 United Natural Foods 747 2 - 913 $8.2 billion
63 51 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 608 223 - 873 $0.4 billion
79 74 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 534 9 - 2,208 -
95 - Select Energy Services 407 193 - 1,050 -
10 9 McLane Co. 3,837 305 9 5,283 $48.0 billion
53 53 Ashley Furniture Industries 709 1 10 3,400 -
27 29 DOT Foods 1,290 4 17 1,970 -
84 94 KeHE Distributors 470 94 40 686 -
100 93 Valley Proteins Inc. 385 94 40 1,075 -
56 56 Mondelez International 680 230 50 780 $29.6 billion
80 71 Bunzl Distribution USA 511 66 52 920 -
49 47 Univar Inc. 735 97 65 1,761 -
78 76 Shamrock Foods Co. 539 61 75 757 -
42 37 Veritiv Corp. 806 106 117 1,274 $8.7 billion
87 78 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 468 146 199 534 -
32 31 Prairie Farms Dairy 1,104 1,386 234 2,968 -
54 42 Shaw Industries Group 697 55 238 3,233 -
57 61 ABC Supply Co. 633 2,400 254 898 -
2 2 Sysco Corp. 8,391 1,404 355 10,320 $48.7 billion
34 41 Darling Ingredients 1,016 682 355 4,141 $3.4 billion
74 40 Air Products Inc. 550 95 420 2,000 $9.9 billion
15 18 Dean Foods Co. 2,135 2,752 422 5,239 $8.1 billion
8 8 Reyes Holdings 3,936 616 536 4,782 $24.0 billion
71 48 Perdue Farms Inc. 567 39 582 1,627 -
13 15 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,293 87 1,165 2,902 $6.4 billion
9 7 Agrium Inc. 3,930 2,315 7,457 6,297 $14.8 billion
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Glister-Mary Lee Corp. (359 tractors), is a food manufacturer that produces over 8,000 items in over 500 different private label brand.
Top 100 News
Business, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Net Income Growth of 5.4% for 2019

J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. on Jan. 17 reported gains in net income and operating revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019 and for the full year.

Connor D. Wolf | Transport Topics
January 18, 2020
Business, Top 100, TCA

J.B. Hunt Driver Wins School Supplies for Daughter’s Class

J.B. Hunt truck on highway

NEWARK, N.J. — Jihad Simmons, a driver for J.B. Hunt Transport, won $1,000 worth of school supplies for his daughter’s first-grade class through the company’s annual Adopt-a-Class contest.

Brianna Kudisch | NJ.com
January 15, 2020
Business, Top 100

Amazon Lifts Restriction on Sellers Using FedEx to Ship Packages

FedEx workers unload package

Amazon .com Inc. lifted restrictions established during the holiday shopping season that had prevented third-party merchants selling goods on the site from shipping packages with FedEx Corp.’s ground service.

January 14, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Drone Deliveries Begin a Slow Takeoff

Wing drone

Aerial drones are emerging as a way to help solve challenges associated with last-mile deliveries in a number of conditions and environments.

B. Cameron Gain | Special to Transport Topics
January 13, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 100

Walmart Recruits Robots in Online Grocery Battle With Amazon

Walmart's Alphabot

Walmart has unveiled the Alphabot, an automated, 20,000-square-foot warehouse that could make its grocery pickup service faster and more efficient.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
January 8, 2020
Government, Business, Top 100

Ruling That Awarded Walmart Drivers $54 Million Stands, Appeals Court Says

A Walmart store

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court’s judgment that Walmart pay a court-certified class of its California truck drivers more than $54 million in back pay for layovers, rest breaks and pre-trip and post-trip inspections.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
January 7, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

FedEx Begins Construction on Distribution Facility in Florida

FedEx trailers

Construction has begun on a 42,000-square-foot FedEx distribution center near the airport in Gainesville, Fla.

Emily Mavrakis | The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun
January 7, 2020
Business, Top 100

Borden Becomes Second Big US Milk Producer to File for Bankruptcy

milk

Borden Dairy Co. filed for bankruptcy, becoming the second major U.S. milk seller to do so in two months as competitive pressures, declining consumption and falling profits made its debt load unsustainable.

Jeremy Hill | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Acquires RDI Last Mile

J.B. Hunt truck on highway

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. acquired the assets of RDI Last Mile Co. on Dec. 31, marking the company’s latest purchase of a final-mile service.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

NFI Acquires G&P Trucking Co.

A G&P truck

Supply chain services provider NFI announced it completed the acquisition of G&P Trucking Co. Inc., a logistics provider specializing in asset-based transportation, port drayage and non-asset brokerage solutions in the Southeast.

December 30, 2019

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