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

UPS Invests $450 Million in CNG Trucks, Stations

UPS CNG truck

UPS Inc. announced it will spend $450 million to add 6,000 vehicles powered by compressed natural gas as well as supporting infrastructure beginning next year.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100, TCA

Penske Truck Leasing Adds Terminal Tractor to Its EV Fleet

Penske Truck Leasing HQ

Penske Truck Leasing is growing its electric vehicle fleet with the addition of the Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor (T2E).

October 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Daseke Plans Pivot of Cutting Costs, Adding Council of CEOs

Phil Byrd and Chris Easter

SAN DIEGO — Daseke Inc. is launching a series of business improvement plans that includes an internal council of CEOs from flatbed carriers it owns, and that targets reducing operating ratios and cutting costs at its Addison, Texas, headquarters, company executives told Transport Topics.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Top 100

Omnitracs Announces Rollout of Unified Technology Platform

Omnitracs Intelligent Vehicle Gateway unit

Trucking technology supplier Omnitracs announced the launch of its Omnitracs One fleet-management platform, which unifies its various in-cab and back-office systems into a single offering.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Technology Should Be Majority Player in Supply Chain, Coyote Says

Coyote Logistics sign

Supply chain managers should give AI and other technologies 60% of tasks, according to a recent report by Coyote Logistics, a UPS Inc. subsidiary based in Chicago.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2019
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Class 8 Orders Off 71% From Year-Ago Levels

Peterbilts on the assembly line

North American Class 8 orders in September cleared 12,000 units, ACT Research reported, citing preliminary data, but the volume remained just a faint shadow of what occurred a year earlier.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2019
Business, Top 100

Pepsi Says Higher Prices Haven’t Quenched Consumer Demand

Pepsi

PepsiCo Inc. is getting a boost from higher prices on its drinks and snacks, a sign U.S. consumers still feel good amid recent indicators of a looming economic slowdown.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

CEO Brad Jacobs Looks to Grow XPO, According to Analysts

Bradley Jacobs

Brad Jacobs built XPO Logistics through aggressive mergers and acquisitions over the past eight years, only to cool to purchasing other companies. The high-profile CEO now appears to be back in acquisition mode.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 2, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

DHL Express Announces 2020 Rates

DHL truck

DHL Express is the latest company to announce it is raising rates effective Jan. 1.

September 30, 2019
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

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