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 Trailers Annual Salessort descending
32 31 Prairie Farms Dairy 1,104 1,386 234 2,968 -
81 80 Foster Farms 507 134 - 1,345 -
18 19 Gordon Food Service 1,787 36 - 2,453 -
49 47 Univar Inc. 735 97 65 1,761 -
66 58 Love's Travel Stops 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
98 82 Sentinel Transportation 393 1 - 815 -
19 70 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,754 4,117 - 3,126 -
67 74 Oldcastle Inc. 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
83 - Swire Coca-Cola USA 496 218 - 615 -
84 94 KeHE Distributors 470 94 40 686 -
100 93 Valley Proteins Inc. 385 94 40 1,075 -
53 53 Ashley Furniture Industries 709 1 10 3,400 -
22 26 Albertsons 1,497 - - 6,021 -
38 39 Ben E. Keith Co. 941 46 - 1,170 -
54 42 Shaw Industries Group 697 55 238 3,233 -
70 59 JBS USA Holdings 569 0 - 1,302 -
55 65 Quikrete Companies 685 16 - 883 -
71 48 Perdue Farms Inc. 567 39 582 1,627 -
87 78 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 468 146 199 534 -
88 - Anheuser-Busch LLC 452 99 - 364 -
41 48 Ahold Delhaize Group 885 661 - 3,992 -
57 61 ABC Supply Co. 633 2,400 254 898 -
90 83 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438 170 - 578 -
27 29 DOT Foods 1,290 4 17 1,970 -
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 -
44 - Southern Glazer's Wine $amp;amp; Spirits 802 2,111 - 1,276 -
76 67 Pilot Thomas Logistics 542 826 - 870 -
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 -
78 76 Shamrock Foods Co. 539 61 75 757 -
93 98 J.R. Simplot Co. 408 876 - 1,485 -
79 74 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 534 9 - 2,208 -
95 - Select Energy Services 407 193 - 1,050 -
33 32 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,032 - - 1,314 -
63 64 Maxim Crane Works 608 0 - 985 -
80 71 Bunzl Distribution USA 511 66 52 920 -
96 83 Bimbo Bakeries USA 399 3,806 - 895 -
63 51 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 608 223 - 873 $0.4 billion
99 - Mobile Mini 389 178 - 428 $0.5 billion
17 - Femsa Logistica 1,920 - - 2,308 $0.8 billion
20 21 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $0.8 billion
37 27 Key Energy Services 946 998 - 949 $0.8 billion
97 92 Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. 397 748 - 431 $1.5 billion
28 44 Calfrac Well Services 1,270 568 - 2,097 $1.5 billion
11 11 C & J Energy Services 2,970 1,661 - 4,580 $1.7 billion
92 91 BlueLinx Holdings 414 14 - 644 $1.9 billion
51 45 Linde North America 733 2,270 - 1,899 $2.0 billion
85 89 Sanderson Farms Inc. 469 5 - 654 $2.8 billion
82 - Stericycle Inc. 506 3,544 - 1,923 $3.0 billion
39 38 Sunbelt Rentals 919 1,972 - 1,058 $3.3 billion
25 17 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,347 4,662 - 3,109 $3.3 billion
34 41 Darling Ingredients 1,016 682 355 4,141 $3.4 billion
40 33 Cemex USA 902 3,968 - 1,416 $3.9 billion
93 96 Maines Paper & Food Service 408 58 - 506 $4.0 billion
73 69 MDU Resources Group 553 1,747 - 1,718 $4.2 billion
85 79 Ace Hardware Corp. 469 1 - 1,413 $4.7 billion
26 25 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,300 - - 2,500 $5.6 billion
23 23 United Rentals Inc 1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.8 billion
35 35 Builders FirstSource Inc. 990 2,541 - 1,693 $6.1 billion
13 15 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,293 87 1,165 2,902 $6.4 billion
68 62 Golden State Foods 580 45 - 794 $7.0 billion
15 18 Dean Foods Co. 2,135 2,752 422 5,239 $8.1 billion
47 52 United Natural Foods 747 2 - 913 $8.2 billion
91 88 Mohawk Industries 420 138 - 2,217 $8.6 billion
42 37 Veritiv Corp. 806 106 117 1,274 $8.7 billion
30 20 Weatherford International 1,136 605 - 3,297 $9.4 billion
49 36 Nestle USA 735 3,205 - 1,527 $9.7 billion
74 40 Air Products Inc. 550 95 420 2,000 $9.9 billion
31 30 Praxair Inc. 1,115 1,787 - 3,677 $10.8 billion
48 54 Core-Mark Holding Co. 745 98 - 911 $11.1 billion
69 86 Sherwin-Williams Co. 571 1 - 1,548 $11.3 billion
62 - Brenntag North America 612 89 - 1,513 $11.5 billion
12 13 Performance Food Group 2,814 132 - 3,500 $11.7 billion
52 46 Kellogg Co. 710 60 - 1,153 $13.5 billion
9 7 Agrium Inc. 3,930 2,315 7,457 6,297 $14.8 billion
14 16 Baker Hughes 2,282 1,813 - 2,856 $15.7 billion
89 83 Supervalu Inc. 440 4 - 1,815 $17.5 billion
6 6 U.S. Foods 5,242 354 - 6,530 $23.0 billion
35 34 Plains All American Pipeline 990 - - 1,930 $23.2 billion
5 5 Halliburton Co. 5,637 1,160 - 9,509 $23.6 billion
8 8 Reyes Holdings 3,936 616 536 4,782 $24.0 billion
56 56 Mondelez International 680 230 50 780 $29.6 billion
77 68 C&S Wholesale Grocers 541 0 - 1,434 $30.0 billion
72 57 Publix Super Markets 562 18 - 2,696 $32.4 billion
58 73 Energy Transfer Partners 629 120 - 740 $34.3 billion
24 14 CHS Inc. 1,376 2,148 - 2,154 $34.6 billion
7 10 Schlumberger Limited 3,994 1,314 - 4,770 $35.5 billion
16 12 Tyson Foods 2,122 59 - 6,105 $40.6 billion
4 4 Coca-Cola Co. 5,664 1,054 - 7,465 $44.3 billion
10 9 McLane Co. 3,837 305 9 5,283 $48.0 billion
2 2 Sysco Corp. 8,391 1,404 355 10,320 $48.7 billion
60 50 Lowe's Companies Inc. 624 72 - 640 $59.1 billion
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 9,950 14,304 - 16,102 $63.1 billion
65 63 Archer Daniels Midland 602 87 - 1,702 $67.7 billion
46 43 Walgreen Co. 754 6 - 1,848 $103.4 billion
21 22 Kroger Co. 1,557 35 - 5,826 $109.8 billion
3 3 Wal-Mart Stores 6,277 199 - 66,191 $482.1 billion
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Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution (351 tractors), is an agriculture retailer and wholesaler serving growers across 29 states.
Top 100 News
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 | Senior 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
Business, Top 100

FedEx Announces 2020 Rate Increases

FedEx will raise rates in January of 2020

FedEx Corp. said on Sept. 16 that its customers will see shipping rate increases and surcharges effective Jan. 6, 2020.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 16, 2019
Business, Top 100

PGT Trucking Makes Changes to Leadership Roles

PGT truck on highway

PGT Trucking Inc. announced changes to executive leadership in a Sept. 12 news release.

September 13, 2019
Government, Business, Top 100

UPS to Pay $8.4 Million to Settle Claim of Overcharging Government

UPS logo on truck

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department says United Parcel Service Inc. must pay $8.4 million to settle allegations that the company was overcharging the federal government for package deliveries.

September 13, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

A. Duie Pyle Gets Temporary Location During Construction

A. Duie Pyle truck

Demand for services has prompted A. Duie Pyle to lease space while its permanent center is being built nearby.

Shawn Hardy | The Record Herald, (Waynesboro, Pa.)
September 13, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

NACFE Names Drivers for Regional Run on Less Showcase

NACFE Executive Director Mike Roeth

Ten regional-haul drivers, whose experience ranges from one year to 42 years, will participate in the Regional Run on Less fuel efficiency roadshow from Oct. 7 through Oct. 25, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced Sept. 10.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 10, 2019

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