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

Celadon Reaches Deal to Sell Taylor Express for $14.5 Million

Taylor Express truck

An agreement has been reached to sell the last remaining operating trucking company, Taylor Express, that is part of the now-bankrupt Celadon Group of Indianapolis.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 24, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

A. Duie Pyle Launches TSA-Cleared Airfreight Service

Diversified motor carrier A. Duie Pyle Inc. announced a Transportation Security Administration-compliant export service designed to move international airfreight directly from point of origin to the export location.

January 24, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Marten Transport Q4 Net Income Stable as Company Reports Record Year

Marten Transport truck on highway

Marten Transport Ltd. reported net income for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 was the same as it was for the comparable quarter in 2018: $15.7 million.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 24, 2020
Business, Top 100

Heartland Express Reports Q4 Revenue Up While Net Income Dips

Heartland Express truck

Heartland Express Inc. announced Jan. 23 that net income for the fourth quarter of 2019 declined while revenue increased.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 23, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Averitt Opens New Atlanta-Area Distribution Center

Averitt Express

Averitt Express opened a new distribution and fulfillment center in Atlanta, according to a company news release.

January 21, 2020
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

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