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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Autozone (363 tractors), is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with more than 5,000 stores in US, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Brazil.
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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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XPO Logistics Announces May Launch of Google Home, Amazon Echo for Last-Mile Delivery

Amazon Echo

XPO Logistics announced beginning in May customers will be able to track deliveries using Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant personal assistant technologies.

April 20, 2018
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Werner Transportation Announces First Quarter Earnings Beating Expectations

Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises Inc. on April 19 reported improved year-over-year revenue and earnings for its fiscal first quarter.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 20, 2018
Business, Technology, Safety, Top 100

Cyber Defenders: How Fleets Are Preventing Hackers From Disrupting IT Systems, Stealing Data

Hacker

Cybersecurity threats are growing in both number and sophis­tication, forcing transportation companies to take additional steps to prevent these attacks from crippling their information technology systems, compromising proprietary data or potentially even disrupting trucks’ electronic controls.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
April 20, 2018
Business, Top 100

Marten Reports Higher Profits, Revenue in 1Q

Marten trucks

Marten Transport Ltd. reported higher profits and revenue in the first quarter of 2018 as the Mondovi, Wis.-based truckload carrier benefited from lower taxes and stronger demand for freight hauling.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 19, 2018
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Carriers Keep Rolling Out Driver Pay Raises

Driver in Peterbilt truck

The need for truck drivers has spurred a number of carriers recently to raise compensation and entice qualified drivers to stick around.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2018
Business, Top 100

Daseke Buys Canadian Energy Services Firm Aveda

Moore Freight Services

Daseke Inc. on April 16 continued its acquisition activity, announcing it will purchase Aveda Transportation and Energy Services, a large North American oil rig moving company based in Calgary, Alberta. The deal is expected to close in June.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 18, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Mike Ducker to Step Down as FedEx Freight CEO on Aug. 15

Mike Ducker

Mike Ducker will retire Aug. 15 as president and CEO of FedEx Freight after leading the group for four years, FedEx Corp. announced April 16. His successor will be named later.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Schneider, 8VC Partner to Boost Digital Supply Chain

Schneider truck

Venture capital firm 8VC and diversified truckload carrier Schneider announced a partnership to leverage technology on trucks to create a pathway to a fully digital supply chain.

April 11, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Investors, Fleets Back Video-Based Telematics

SmartDrive camera

A pair of recent events helped underscore the key role video is playing in fleet operations: Lytx, a video telematics provider, received a $700 million capital infusion from private equity firms; and Penske Logistics launched a video-based safety program in 2,800 of its heavy-duty trucks in its...

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 10, 2018

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